Why You Should Choose the Inland Empire for Warehouse Space

Posted on December 9, 2012 · Posted in Analysis

Reasons why the Inland Empire is the nation’s biggest distribution hub for consumer goods, employing about 100,000 people.

Available Space

There is plenty of space for very large facilities and vacant land to accommodate business’ needs. Housing more than 378 million square feet of warehousing space, according to Jeremy Trotter, vice president of Synergy Real Estate Group. He said there’s been an increase of 7 million square feet being leased in 2012 first two quarters compared with last year’s 2011 first two quarters.

Government Regulation

The Inland Empire has lenient government regulation that welcomes the logistics, distribution and manufacturing and employment growth.

Warehouse Prices

With a huge amount of supply in the area prices are not competitive and warehouse space can be negotiated for a good deal, giving a business a low-cost warehouse space, which meets their requirements.


Compared to Los Angeles and other Southern California regions freeways in the Inland Empire are usually smoother sailing for truckers. There are multiple freeways, rail yards and airports. It is easier to move materials from the Inland Empire to other states, bypassing Los Angeles’ notorious traffic.


Cities such as Ontario, Riverside, Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino, Fontana, Rialto, Chino, Bloomington, Moreno Valley and Mira Loma in specialize in, warehousing, transportation or both.


Warm, dry weather offers safer working conditions at warehouse sites and reduces delays in logistics.

All these factors combine to make the Inland Empire the largest logistics center in the United States.