How To Choose The Perfect Warehouse Space

There are multiple factors that will help determine which warehouse space works best for your business.  Whether you are starting out for the first time, or you are an experienced business owner, It is important to consider the following. 

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1) How much warehouse space do you need?  (Square / Feet)
     
Factors Include:

  • How much space do you currently rent or lease in (square/feet)
  • Room to Grow / Expand
    • Do you plan on increasing sales (year/year)?
    • If so, how much will you need to expand your operations?
  • Do you Need Loading Dock Access?
    • How many loading docks?
    • How Frequent?
    • Do you need load levelers?
  • Have you made a flow chart of your daily operations?
    • Use a floor map of everything you use for your new or current operation.
      • This will help you make the ideal set-up
      • Leave enough room to safely walk in between equipment, storage, etc.

Take the time and figure out what will work best for your business. The perfect warehouse space might be great for one business and completely different from another.

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New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal

New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal (NBMCT) is on track to finish just in time before cape wind construction begins. The terminal is built specifically for the cape wind project, but it is not limited to only wind turbines. It will also be used as a future shipping port. Both Imports & Exports along with container storage. Below is a picture taken right next door to our building.

Taken from Roof Top of South Coast Mills. Photo: Robbie Letendre

Taken from Roof Top of South Coast Mills. Photo: Robbie Letendre

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New Bedford Harbor Walk Project

The Harbor Walk Project is on its way to complete. The cement truck pours a strong foundation for the path along the hurricane barrier in New Bedford, MA.

Artists Rendition of Harbor Walk:
http://www.newbedfordguide.com/new-bedford-harborwalk-project/2012/12/04

Aerial photos showing progress of the walkway.

Clean cement lines on top of the sea wall. Photo: Robbie Letendre Location: South Coast Mills | Roof Top Building 11

Clean cement lines on top of the sea wall. Photo: Robbie Letendre
Location: South Coast Mills | Roof Top Building 11

The new sea wall will serve as a way for walkers, joggers, bikers to enjoy the view from above.  Photo: Robbie Letendre Location: South Coast Mills | Roof Top Building 11

The new sea wall will serve as a way for walkers, joggers, bikers to enjoy the view from above.  Photo: Robbie Letendre
Location: South Coast Mills | Roof Top Building 11