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Colliers' Chris Cummings featured as Cold Storage Expert at Connect Industrial Conference in Houston, TX

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Houston, TX – Colliers International’s National Director of Food Advisory Services, Chris Cummings, was invited to participate as moderator at the recent Connect Industrial conference during a session entitled “Cold Storage: The New Frontier.” The discussion between Cummings and three industry experts from Cushman & Wakefield, CBRE and Arco Design/Build, revolved around the technologies and trends affecting the cold storage subsector of industrial space.

“Everything that we, as consumers, are doing, is creating a ripple effect in the supply chain, and the distributors are having to change with that,” noted Cummings in agreement with the other panelist that developers and institutional investors are becoming more interested in the cold storage subsector.

The discussion explored everything affecting the cold storage industrial subsector from developer and institutional investor involvement to technologies that play a role in the changing landscape and demand of cold storage space. To learn more, visit the Connect Media article here for a complete overview of the discussion.

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Chris Cummings

Senior Vice President, Principal


Since joining Colliers International in 2005, Chris Cummings has been appointed the Director of Colliers' highly specialized National Food Advisory Team. Facility specialization for the team includes refrigerated warehousing, freezer and cooler distribution, food processing and dry food distribution facilities. The Team's expertise in coordinating all technical experts, vendors, and consultants involved in the real estate process has earned them long-term and multi-market assignments with leading food organizations. 

Chris' experience serving as head of the Team has earned him a solid national and local client base and prepared him well to understand the unique requirements of food distributors, manufacturers and processors and to deliver the best service possible.

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