If you haven’t yet noticed, everyone is spending a lot more time at home and a lot less time out and about. This includes less time shopping. American malls, which were once a bustling hub of consumer activity, there are now covered with “for lease” signs beckoning the next naive store owner to try their hand at a brick-and-mortar store, which will likely fail. And while mall real estate is suffering, warehouse real estate is booming. A recent CNBC article had a headline that began “U.S. needs more warehouses .