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If you are searching for Dock High Warehouse for lease or rent, Philadelphia, you've come to the right place. In this article, we cover three key topics, including:

  • An overview of dock-high warehousing.
  • An offer of our professional services to help you identify and acquire your next warehouse of any type, including Dock High Warehouse for lease or rent in Philadelphia, from the best listed and unlisted sources. It's what we do!
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You likely found us here because you are searching for Dock High Warehouse for lease or rent in the Philadelphia Metro. Our Philadelphia Metro affiliate broker has extensive experience with Dock High Warehouse, having leased and sold existing properties and worked with developers on build-to-suit spaces for lease. These spaces come in many shapes and sizes, and we've performed a search for this article that covers small- to medium-sized spaced for lease or rent in the Philadelphia Metro. That survey/search is summarized in this article. We are ready, willing, and able to conduct a comprehensive search for Dock High Warehouse for lease or rent in the Philadelphia Metro and meeting your specific requirements. Read on for more detail about the characteristics of Dock High Warehouse, as well as the results of our search for this article.

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Photo of a large dock-high loading facility.This is actually a pretty loaded question (pun intended if you like). At a very basic level, Dock-High docks are used to simplify getting "stuff" into and out of a building - generally from or to a truck trailer ... or train car. One of our more popular articles provides a definition of Dock-High loading. The main alternative is grade-level building access - i.e. being able to drive into a building so that the "stuff" you work with can be lifted from and onto whatever you are using to transport your "stuff." "Stuff" can mean anything from raw materials to finished goods, supplies, tools, tooling, etc., etc.. Size and weight are big factors in deciding which of these two methods of moving "stuff" into and out of your building is used - with bigger and heavier stuff tending to be grade-level, and lighter and smaller tending to be dock-high. There is also the issue of whether the stuff you are transferring needs to be well protected from the elements including during the loading and unloading process. There are always exceptions, and much is likely being left out. Docks are seen attached to many types of buildings - manufacturing, R&D, Distribution, Storage, etc. The measure of how many docks you need is tied directly to how much "stuff" you need to move into and out of your building/space in a given time period (also a complex calculation). That's a fairly simple, conceptual discussion of Dock-High dock uses. Also, now that we've compared and contrasted dock-high vs. grade-loading, note in the above photo that most (nearly all?) buildings need to have a bit of grade loading in any case. Read on for some discussion of more detailed issues surrounding Dock-High docks.

Since docks and loading/unloading is an important issue, we have several articles on the topic. Aside from the links in the section above, we have Warehouse Loading Types, Dock-Well - Picture with Definition, Side-Load Dock Well - Picture with Definition, Dock-High Loading - Convert an Existing FacilityExterior Elevated Dock - Picture with Definition and Dock-Leveler - Picture with Definition. The above are all links. If you have an interest, bon appétit. We'll likely be adding other articles on issues like Environmental Control during loading and unloading, Fork Lifts, etc., and we'll do our best to update this as pertinent items are added to the site. We spend a good deal of time on this and related content, and expect to continue to do so.

Dock-High is really an aspect, or feature of a warehouse. It's quite common, and we chose it as the primary aspect for which you might be searching. There are other ways to search for this type of property or space. A few of these are listed below:

  • Cross-Dock Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Distribution Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Fulfillment Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Pick, Pack and Ship Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Package Handling Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale

There are many more options for searching for this type of property/space. There are also a number of issues we can help you with that are not mentioned elsewhere - things like:

  • Free Trade Zone Access (FTZ)
  • Shipping Ports
  • Airport Hubs
  • Dock-High
  • Dock-Well
  • Rail Service
  • Etc.

There are a number of cities included in the Philadelphia Metro Area - here are a few of the larger ones: Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington, Chester, Newark, Middletown, Elkton, Coatesville, Gloucester City, & Woodbury.

The rest - hopefully close to an inclusive list, is on our Philadelphia Metro Area home page. You can navigate directly to the link on your Metro Home Page using the In-Page link for "Service Area Summary." This list includes all of the Cities and Towns of which we are aware in the Metro Area. Each City and Town listed is also a link to detailed statistics about that specific place drawn from various Census Bureau reports.

When a client asks us to help them search for a property to meet their needs for a Dock High Warehouse for Lease Or Rent in Philadelphia, we go to the best listing services and to our fellow Commercial Real Estate brokers to pull together all the information available for properties meeting the stated client requirements. We validate the information to be provided - likely by talking directly with the selling or leasing brokers - and then help our clients go through this information to help them select the best fit properties, from which the client would select properties they wish to tour. We are posting an abbreviated version of a search we've either performed for another client, or one we've performed particularly for this article. We call the information provided in this article a "Survey," and we'd love to turn this survey into a full set of search results based upon your requirements! If you don't see a survey in the next section, it just means we haven't gotten around to it yet. If you need this type of property, please do let us know and we'll contact you to get started. The search we perform for you will include most or all categories you see here, plus information about pricing, other expenses, availability, and anything we can find regarding other requirements you provide for your use case. We would provide all of this, along with any available flyers, photos, and detailed information regarding each property.

This standard brokerage service is provided at no cost to you as it is ordinarily included in the transaction and paid for by the seller or landlord.

Survey Item 1 of 4 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
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New Castle County Airport
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Port of Wilmington
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Delaware Memorial Bridge
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RT I 295 interchange
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 20
Office Square Feet
Actual: 400
Total Square Feet
Actual: 7500
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Yard
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Dock Loading
Freeform Comments * 7,500 SF Building Size
* 7.40 AC Lot Size
* Built 1992
* Metal Construction
* 20’ Clear Height
* 2 Drive-In Bays
* 1 Exterior Dock Door
* 8 Standard Parking Spaces

This 2,500 SF industrial building has 400 SF of office space and one 12' x 14' drive-in door. It has a glass front door and windows for a professional appearance and side light panels are available for natural light in the warehouse area. A ceiling height of 20', 1 exterior dock door and a power supply of 150 amps.

Survey Item 2 of 4 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
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Philadelphia International Airport
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Center City Philadelphia
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Port of Philadelphia
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Walt Whitman Bridge
Property Descriptions
Total Square Feet
Actual: 50300
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Sprinklered
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Dock Loading
Freeform Comments * 50,300 SF Building Size
* 2.80 AC Lot Size
* Year Built 1975
* Renovated 2020
* Masonry Construction
* Wet Sprinkler System
* 26’ x 99’ Column Spacing
* 6” Warehouse Floor
* 1 Drive-In Bay
* 3 Exterior Dock Doors
* 2 Levelers
* 75 Standard Parking Spaces

The 50,300 SF structure was originally built in 1975 and renovated in 2020. It is an immaculate, sleek-looking warehouse space with high ceilings, new loading docks, new LED lighting throughout, new restrooms, 24 Hour keyfob access system and the front section of the building contains heavy power of 1200 amps-3 phase. Additionally has a large rear loading platform and a rear site space for parking.

Survey Item 3 of 4 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
Location Keywords
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Broadway Terminal - Pier 5
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Trenton Mercer Airport
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Philadelphia International Airport
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Atco Commuter Rail
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Minimum: 10
Maximum: 13
Office Square Feet
Actual: 3542
Total Square Feet
Actual: 16542
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Yard
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Dock Loading
Freeform Comments * 16,542 SF Building Size
* 2.97 AC Lot Size
* Built 1974
* 10' - 13’ Clear Height
* 6 Drive-In Bays
* 6 Exterior Dock Doors
* 40 Standard Parking Spaces

This newly renovated 16,542 SF flex building was originally built in 1974. Features 3,542 SF office space, 10 to 13 feet ceiling height, 1 tailgate door, 6 drive-in doors and a large yard for equipment /storage.

Survey Item 4 of 4 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
Location Keywords
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Port of Philadelphia
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Trenton Mercer Airport
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Philadelphia International Airport
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Cherry Hill Commuter Rail
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Philadelphia 30th Street Commuter Rail
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I-95
Property Descriptions
Office Square Feet
Actual: 3500
Total Square Feet
Actual: 32000
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Yard
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Dock Loading
Freeform Comments * 32,000 SF Building Size
* 5.80 AC Lot Size
* Year Built 1946
* Masonry Construction
* 5 Drive-In Bays
* 25 Exterior Dock Doors
* 25 Levelers
* 200 Standard Parking Spaces

This industrial building was built in 1946 with an area of 32,000 SF situated on a 12-12 medium industrial zoning. The warehouse has an office space of 3,500 SF, 5 drive-in bays, 25 tailgate loading docks with levelers and 5.8 acres of fenced, paved, striped and lit trailer parking or outside storage.

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