Category Archives: Indianapolis commercial real estate

Lee & Associates’ Courtney: The grocers, restaurants keep flocking to Indianapolis

by Dan Rafter People like to eat, whether the economy is soaring or struggling. Just look at Indianapolis. Grocers and restaurateurs are announcing new shops in the city on a seemingly daily basis. And both are providing a boost to … Continue reading

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Spec industrial momentum not slowing in Indianapolis

by Dan Rafter Soon. That’s when the brokers working in the Indianapolis market expect a flow of industrial deals to hit their city and its suburbs. But Michael Weishaar, managing director and principal with the Indianapolis office of Cassidy Turley, … Continue reading

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Is your city’s downtown one of the best?

by Dan Rafter Does your city’s downtown rank as among the best? You might think so, but if you’re in the Midwest, Livability.com disagrees with you. Unless you happen to live in Indianapolis. Livability.com recently published its latest list of … Continue reading

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Arbor’s Mike Jehle: It’s easier today for multi-family developers to qualify for financing

by Dan Rafter The multi-family market remains a strong one in the Midwest, with new projects rising in markets from Minneapolis to Chicago to St. Louis. But what do developers need to do today to receive funding for their new … Continue reading

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Will 2014 be the year of the distribution center?

by Dan Rafter Expect 2014 to be the year of the distribution center, at least according to Jones Lang LaSalle. Jones Lang LaSalle recently released a report detailing the growing strength of the industrial market across the country, including in … Continue reading

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Opportunities develop through adaptive reuse

Guest column by Dan Hampton, Managing Director and Head of Commercial Real Estate, BMO Harris Bank As developers and city governments look to revitalize older urban areas, an increasingly popular tactic is adaptive reuse, adapting an old building or larger … Continue reading

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Cassidy Turley’s State of Real Estate: Expect a strong 2014 in Indianapolis

by Dan Rafter Cassidy Turley held its Indianapolis State of Real Estate Event in January. The news was good, as Indianapolis’ commercial real estate market continues its strong recovery. The event coincided with Cassidy Turley’s 2014 market outlook for Indianapolis. … Continue reading

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Glimmers of hope in Indianapolis office market

by Dan Rafter The office vacancy rate is too high in too many Midwest sectors. This isn’t surprising: Unemployment is too high, too. It won’t be until the unemployment rate falls dramatically that we’ll see office rates do the same. … Continue reading

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Looking for big things in industrial in 2014

by Dan Rafter Bruce McConnell sees good news for the industrial market in 2014, in the Midwest and across the nation. And he’s far from alone. McConnell, associate director in the Chicago office of Studley, is one of the many … Continue reading

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HSA’s spec building another sign of Indianapolis’ booming industrial market

by Dan Rafter HSA Commercial earlier this month watched as crews from Fishers, Ind.-based Meyer Najem began construction of the company’s 220,000-square-foot spec industrial building in the Gateway Business Park in Plainfield, Ind. The project, which HSA is developing in … Continue reading

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