March 22, 2018

Practical Uses for Industrial Space

Leasing or buying industrial space is a practical option for businesses looking to set themselves up in a physical location without having to construct a building from the ground up. Why pay to purchase a plot of land and construct something when you can lease or purchase an existing property that is undervalued? This mindset definitely makes sense for a lot of business owners.

In today’s industrial space real estate marketplace, there tend to be quite a few industrial spaces for rent that can provide great opportunities for you and your business. The trick is determining how to get the most out of the space and while also covering all bases for your business needs.

Below, we will discuss a few of the practical uses for industrial space that you can apply to your own business plans.


One of the most commons uses of industrial space for rent is using the property as a warehouse. If your business involves creating, shipping, and transporting lots of goods, materials, and physical products, you will most certainly require a space to house them all. Choosing a great location that allows the goods to be easily transported is also key. Industrial spaces are ideal for warehouses.

Manufacturing Facilities

Industrial spaces are usually quite large, making them perfect for setting up a place to manufacture goods. If your business demands lots of space to house large machinery and physical materials, seeking out industrial space is an excellent idea. Additionally, these spaces tend to be ideal for shipping the goods out after they are manufactured because they often contain large garages and transport bays.

Office Spaces

Sure, industrial spaces don’t have the fancy amenities and luxuries that commercial office spaces typically provide, but using industrial space as an office can save you tons of money. It’s fairly easy to convert an industrial space into an office for your business. These spaces provide lots of opportunity for customization as well. You can have the space function as both a warehouse and an office to get the maximum value from your lease or purchase.

Creative Opportunities

Perhaps the best thing about industrial space is the versatility that they provide. There have been spaces repurposed for residential use, middle schools, sports complexes, and art museums. The possibilities are nearly endless. With a creative mindset, you can transform an industrial space from an empty warehouse into a practical and low-cost, revenue-generating powerhouse.

For more information about our industrial property for rent and industrial property for sale listings, call Rakow Group at (914) 758-0220.

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