Category Archives: Columbus real estate

Grandbridge Real Estate Capital’s Kegg: Financing deals coming at a faster clip

by Dan Rafter Craig Kegg, senior vice president and office manager with the Columbus office of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, says that his office is seeing an ever-increasing number of financing requests. Consider it yet another sign that the commercial … Continue reading

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Oak Grove Capital’s Bowen: No dip on the horizon for Midwest downtowns

by Dan Rafter Kenneth Bowen, senior vice president in the Columbus office of Oak Grove Capital, sees firsthand just how popular renting has become in Midwest downtowns. And the best news? Grove doesn’t see the downtown boom ending in the … Continue reading

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Equity’s Bob Matias: Mastering the art of closing deals for three decades

by Dan Rafter As senior vice president of retail in the Columbus, Ohio, office of Equity, Bob Matias has closed commercial deals for 30 years. He’s also been involved in more than 20 million square feet of retail transactions. It … Continue reading

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Investors targeting office properties in Columbus, Chicago, Detroit and other Midwest cities

By Andy Farbman CEO, Farbman Group The Midwest commercial real estate market continues to heat up. Office product, in particular, is performing well. And while prices are up in markets across the country, investors are increasingly targeting the Midwest as … Continue reading

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Big crowd celebrates strengthening market during MREN’s Columbus Commercial Real Estate Summit

by Dan Rafter More than 200 commercial real estate professionals attended Midwest Real Estate News’ Columbus Commercial Real Estate Summit: A Gathering of Industry Experts in early April at Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph, the new hotel in downtown Columbus … Continue reading

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Is Tom+Chee the next Chick-fil-A? In the Midwest it appears to be so

by Dan Rafter You might have seen the founders of Tom+Chee, Trew Quackenbush and Corey Ward, on season 4 of ABC’s popular TV show Shark Tank. Back then, the entrepreneurs were seeking dollars from the show’s panel of investors to … Continue reading

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Marcus & Millichap: Retail sector on the rebound, but Midwest cities lagging

by Dan Rafter How busy was the retail sector in the United States last year? Marcus & Millichap says that retailers absorbed nearly 75 million square feet in 2014. That easily eclipsed the nearly 40 million square feet of new … Continue reading

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