Category Archives: Columbus real estate

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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Daimler Group, Kaufman Development set to make history in Columbus with Two25 Commons

by Dan Rafter The Daimler Group and Kaufman Development are ready to make history in Columbus: The two companies are partnering to build the tallest ground-up mixed-use project in the history of the city. The new 17-story building — Two25 … Continue reading

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Columbus the industrial hotspot of the country? You bet

by Dan Rafter When it comes to industrial real estate, Columbus is the nation’s hot spot. Don’t doubt us. That statement isn’t at all inaccurate. Just ask the industrial experts at JLL. The company recently released its 2015 Columbus industrial … Continue reading

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