Industrial & Logistics

Industrial & Logistics Food Facilities and Cold Storage

Unlocking sustainable real estate value within the nation’s cold storage and food facility environments.


CBRE Food Facilities Group is a unique, first-of-its-kind real estate practice exclusively serving the needs of cold storage, food processing and food distribution users and owners across the United States.

We help clients see distinct opportunities, create efficiencies, and accelerate growth amidst an ever-evolving landscape—delivering demand-led strategies and tech-enabled solutions.

Our depth of knowledge in food facility and cold storage environments is characteristic of longtime industry insiders.

There is rarely a food requirement we don’t touch or a challenge we can’t solve. Our seasoned food facility experts are inconstant contact with the major players with direct one-call access across our proprietary relationship network of more than 14,150+ owners and tenants nationally. They know us, and they trust us.

Our strategic and thorough approach allows us to deliver multifaceted and flexible real estate solutions today and tomorrow, including sales, leasing, expansion, development, M&A, financing, appraisal, redeployment, and sale-leaseback of a wide array of property uses.

  • Refrigerated Warehouses
  • Freezer and Cooler Distribution
  • Cold Storage Distribution
  • Food Processing
  • Industrial Bakeries
  • Dairies
  • Tri-Temp Food Warehouses
  • Bottling Plants and Canneries
  • Public Refrigerated Warehousing
  • USDA Processing
  • Dry Food Distribution

Our clients benefit from the synergy of everything we know and do throughout the entire lifecycle of real estate. With cold storage warehouses operating at full capacity, growth companies will need optimize and modernize their distribution infrastructure, which takes time and resources.

Related Expertise

  • Benefit from deep knowledge of the nation’s seaports, inland ports, intermodal yards and air cargo facilities, and all components of the global supply chain.

  • Solving complex business problems through supply chain transformations.

  • With integrated solutions, unique insight, and unmatched experience, we deliver outcomes for retailers, restaurateurs, investors, owners, and developers.

Related Services

  • As the global commercial real estate brokerage leader, CBRE is your strategic partner across the entire real estate investment lifecycle.

  • As the #1 one advisory and transactions firm in the world, CBRE offers unique insight, experience, and solutions to serve the needs of occupiers and owners.

  • CBRE examines every aspect of your business or investment strategy to plan, design, develop, and deliver real estate.

  • CBRE manages every aspect of your real estate, from accounting and operations to sustainability and energy management.

  • Uncover hidden potential through transformational thinking, multidimensional industry intelligence and innovative global solutions.



Intelligent Investment

Global Midyear Real Estate Market Outlook 2021

Alternative sectors like cold storage, life sciences and data centers are red hot and yields are compressing significantly as investors seek to leverage growth of the new economy.