To build or to retrofit? That is the question. Jeff Hjort, senior vice president at the Denver-based Keane Consulting Group, a supply chain management firm, said supermarket operators are leaning more toward constructing new warehouses these days. However, that doesn't rule out examining the possibility of retrofitting an existing structure if it works. "Location is becoming more important, too," Hjort said. "But, yes, we are also seeing more of a build-to-suit trend." The Earth City, ...
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