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The Ruthvens FAQ

1) Where is Lakeland, Florida located? Lakeland, Florida is conveniently located 30 miles from Tampa and 40 miles Orlando, making it a central hub right along the I-4 corridor. Lakeland offers easy access to I- 75, Polk Parkway (570), Florida Turnpike, U.S. Hwy 27, the Port of Tampa, and CSX rail hub. There are also two international airports nearby, as well as over 8 …

NewsJul 07, 20160 Continue Reading
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Safety Rules: Common Sense Tips for Commercial Leases

If you are in a business situation where you are going to be looking at renting a warehouse, you are not alone. In fact, the amount of warehouse space available for use has skyrocketed by 86.2% since the year 2000. With that in mind, here are eight important, common sense safety rules and procedures for commercial leases and warehouse properties. Common Sense Safety Rules …

NewsFeb 19, 20190 Continue Reading
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The Tilt Has Begun

Take a look at our progress at Ruthven East Lakeland Industrial Park. The walls started tilting up today. This park will have a total of 428,092 square feet when it is complete. Phase one will consist of two buildings totaling 327,082. This park will be available September 2019 with easy access to I-4, close proximity to Florida Polytechnic University and is a premiere regional …

NewsFeb 18, 20190 Continue Reading
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What MUST Your Warehouse Space Have?

With e-commerce being expected to grow an annual average rate of 10% across the next five years, renting warehouse space is also expected to grow. Renting a warehouse is great for growing businesses who are looking for an easy way to manage and ship inventory. But if you’re considering leasing a warehouse, you should know what to look for. So let’s talk about a …

NewsFeb 15, 20190 Continue Reading
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Best Practice Tips for Improving Efficiency in Your Wa...

With e-commerce more popular than ever, more and more companies are deciding to buy a warehouse or investing in industrial rental warehouses. The amount of occupied distribution warehouse space has increased by 86.2% since 2000. So if your business currently rents warehouse space or is considering it, here are a few great tips to help maximize efficiency. Choose a smart layout: One of the …

NewsJan 22, 20190 Continue Reading
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Deciding on Warehouse Layout: 3 Tips for Success

When it comes to storage, managing inventory, and shipping and receiving, businesses of all sizes can benefit from investing in industrial rental warehouses. With about 166,907 men and women working in the storage and warehouse leasing industry in the U.S., today’s businesses should have no problem finding a warehouse to rent. But when it comes to determining warehouse space needs and layout designs, this …

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3 Common Uses for Industrial Warehouse Space

With the number of businesses in the country rapidly growing, so is the amount of warehouse space being used. In fact, the amount of occupied distribution and warehouse space has grown by 86.2% since 2000. Industrial space is very valuable and often necessary to allow a business to run and grow. But what exactly do businesses use industrial warehouse space for? Let’s explore a …

NewsDec 17, 20180 Continue Reading
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New industrial warehouse development takes shape

Take a look at the beginning of our new development. It will be built in 2 phases, totaling about 450,000 SF. Phase one will consist of two buildings and should be ready for occupancy mid 2019. Pre-leasing now!  

NewsOct 17, 20180 Continue Reading
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Construction Update – 3850 Anchuca Drive

Click on the link below to check out our Construction Update for 3850 Anchuca Drive! New 79,200 SF tilt-wall warehouse will be available Nov. 2018. Pre-leasing now! 3850 Anchuca Sept 29 2018

NewsOct 01, 20180 Continue Reading
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Warehousing Still Going Strong in Polk County

With nearly 10 million people within 100 miles of the Polk County/Central Florida region, and roughly 20 million people within 200 miles, there’s no wonder why Polk is known as the logistics hub and THE place to build warehouses and distribution centers. For 60 years, The Ruthvens have been at the forefront of warehousing, and with plans for the future already cemented, that’s not likely to …

NewsSep 17, 20180 Continue Reading
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How Can Your Business Benefit from a Flex Warehouse Sp...

When it comes to managing inventory, shipments, delivery, and other important business aspects, companies generally rely on warehouse space to get the job done. Utilizing the benefits of warehouse space has become more and more popular, with the amount of occupied distribution and warehouse space increasing by 86.2% since 2000. But while warehouses offer endless benefits, it’s important to choose the right space. So …

NewsSep 06, 20180 Continue Reading

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