Warehouses Win Investors as Unsung Internet Heroes

Warehouses Win Investors as Unsung Internet Heroes

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Warehouse tenants like Amazon.com Inc., the world’s largest Internet retailer, typically want little more than “four walls and a roof with loads of doors and a deep truck court,” said Dunne of Prologis. That means building warehouses costs about an eighth as much as offices and a fifth of the price of shopping malls, according to data compiled by London-based real estate consultants Davis Langdon.