Category Archives: industrial real estate

DTZ report: 2014 was a strong year for Kansas City’s CRE market

by Dan Rafter Last year was a good one for Kansas City’s commercial real estate market, according to new numbers from DTZ. The company found that the Kansas City area saw nearly 3.9 million square feet of net absorption in … Continue reading

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DTZ and a different kind of March Madness

by Dan Rafter The NCAA’s March Madness tournament is in full swing, with plenty of Midwest teams still vying to give Kentucky its first loss this season. But DTZ is thinking of a different kind of March Madness this spring: … Continue reading

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Duluth finds the right formula: Natural beauty, strong workforce brings the businesses

by Dan Rafter Don Ness has been serving as the mayor of Duluth since 2007, when he won election among a field of 12 candidates. Four years later, Ness was popular enough to become the first mayor of this Minnesota … Continue reading

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Cushman & Wakefield’s West: Plenty of hot years left for Midwest’s industrial market

by Dan Rafter Clicking on all cylinders. That’s how Cushman & Wakefield’s Jason West describes the industrial market across the Midwest. It’s hard to argue. As West, senior director of industrial brokerage services in Cushman’s Chicago office, says, the major … 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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CBRE expects big things from Cincinnati’s CRE market in 2015

  by Dan Rafter Bob Fessler expects big things from Cincinnati’s commercial real estate market this year. Fessler, managing director for CBRE’s Cicinnati office, says that the region is on a hot streak, and it’s one he doesn’t predict will … Continue reading

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Cushman & Wakefield: Industrial market should soar through 2017

by Dan Rafter Expect the North American industrial real estate market to continue its hot streak through 2017. That’s the takeaway from Cushman & Wakefield’s recently released 2015-2017 industrial real estate forecast. “Strengthening fundamentals throughout North America support a positive … Continue reading

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