Category Archives: industrial real estate

Cushman & Wakefield|NorthMarq: Commercial real estate market sizzling in Twin Cities

by Dan Rafter How hot is the Twin Cities’ commercial real estate market? The latest Compass report from Cushman & Wakefield|NorthMarq tells the story: New construction activity here is soaring, but vacancy rates are not. The overall vacancy rate in … Continue reading

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Cushman & Wakefield’s numbers: U.S. industrial vacancy rate at lowest point since early 2001

by Dan Rafter Demand still outpaces supply when it comes to industrial real estate throughout the United States. But Cushman & Wakefield researchers say that the demand/supply imbalance in this sector is starting to narrow. Cushman & Wakefield recently released … Continue reading

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Thanks to Ford’s Transit van, Hunt Midwest making huge investment in Kansas City business park

by Dan Rafter Ford provided a big boost to the Kansas City region last year when in April it began production of the Transit van at its plant in Claycomo, Missouri, about 10 miles from Kansas City. Claycomo is the … Continue reading

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Cushman & Wakefield: To attract top young workers, businesses need to make big changes

by Dan Rafter Here is a staggering figure, courtesy of the Deloitte Millennial Survey: By the year 2025, Millennials will make up 75 percent of the global workforce. That’s big news. And for businesses, the message is clear: They need … Continue reading

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CBRE’s Orscheln: Don’t expect a cooling off in the industrial market

Guest post by Joseph Orscheln, CBRE Kansas City has a significant value proposition with its centrality and excellent transportation infrastructure. According to KC SmartPort, Kansas City is the largest rail center in the United States by tonnage and has more … Continue reading

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The good news from Midwest Real Estate News’ Cleveland Commercial Real Estate Summit? The city’s CRE market firmly in growth mode

by Dan Rafter The Cleveland market is hot, especially in the city’s downtown core. That’s the message that speakers shared with attendees at the Cleveland Commercial Real Estate Summit held by Midwest Real Estate News in late May at the … Continue reading

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Associated Bank’s Jim Pape sees bright future of consistent growth for commercial real estate

by Dan Rafter Jim Pape, senior vice president and team leader at Associated Bank in Chicago, is optimistic: He’s a believer in the commercial real estate market, both locally and across the nation. What does Pape see on the future? … Continue reading

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