Podcast: Industrial planning, development with Eric Aderneck

Partner, NAI Commercial
  • Jul. 27, 2022

Podcast: The Industrial Real Estate Show with Chad Griffiths

Host Chad Griffiths and guest industrial land planning expert Eric Aderneck probe the challenges and opportunities found in an ultra-hot industrial real estate market, and specifically the subject of industrial lands intensification / densification.

Aderneck has two decades of planning and development experience in both the public and private sectors. 

Based in Metro Vancouver, he also writes a weekly planning and development newsletter for a collection of informative news articles about cities, real estate, urban planning, transportation, economy and other semi-related matters.

Here are time stamps for the discussion:

2:35 – Defining industrial real estate (“PDR”);

7:37 – The evolution of industrial properties;

12:15 – Finding options in tight markets;

22:05 – Highest and best use for industrial;

25:47 – Changing sentiment toward industrial;

31:15 – Site selection and why hot markets stay hot;

37:35 – Last-mile delivery;

48:47 – A bull case for industrial;

49:33 – What led Aderneck to industrial;

51:33 – Industrial real estate newsletter.



Chad Griffiths is a partner with NAI Commercial Real Estate and focuses on the industrial real estate market. With over 16 years of experience, Chad has both SIOR and CCIM…

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Chad Griffiths is a partner with NAI Commercial Real Estate and focuses on the industrial real estate market. With over 16 years of experience, Chad has both SIOR and CCIM…

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