King Industrial Realty

Building a search application for an Atlanta real estate leader

HYPOTHESIS

King Industrial Realty is Atlanta’s premier industrial real estate firm, serving metro Atlanta businesses for over 30 years. They teamed up with the experts at Digital Scientists to design a custom web application (incorporating Google Maps and faceted search) to help users find the right industrial space to meet their needs.

    SERVICES UTILIZED
  • digital strategy
  • solution architecture
  • website development
  • application development
  • real-estate mapping

EXPERIMENT

The new King Industrial website gives users the ability to browse more than 100 million square feet of warehouse, manufacturing, distribution, high tech and service center space throughout metro Atlanta. Users can now access accurate and detailed industrial real estate listings online for free. Local experts at King Industrial Realty also offer free property visits and commercial property management advice.

To facilitate the leasing process, we created a custom printable layout, so that site visitors can print out or save PDFs of the locations they are planning to visit ahead of time.

TECHNOLOGIES
HTML5 and CSS3
HTML5 and CSS3

HTML5 / CSS3
Our frontend team created customized site layouts for a new website design.

Ruby On Rails - Mvc Framework For Databases, Web Services, And Web Pages

Ruby on Rails
We worked with the King Industrial team to refine and develop their content strategy and sitemap, prior to site launch.

Sphinx - Search Ledet Courseware

Sphinx Search
View and find properties with ease: Faceted search allows for searching of properties by City, ZIP code, or address. Additional search options support filtering by property type (buy, lease, rent), price, square footage, rail- and truck-access, zoning, etc.

Google Maps Apis - King Industrial Realty

Google Maps APIs
Embedded map allows visitors to browse cities or neighborhoods directly to find properties of interest.

ANALYSIS

The King Industrial Realty site is the first in the metro Atlanta area to make local industrial listings available for customers to browse, narrow by specific amenities, compare properties, save favorites, and receive updates by email when new listings match their search criteria. Creating an account is free and gives you access to every industrial listing in the metro Atlanta area.

BY THE NUMBERS

2

years

Our project partnerships spanned over 2 years, and engaged members of their Marketing, Sales and IT teams

100m

sq feet

Search over 100 million square feet of industrial space at King Industrial Realty

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