Category Archives: industrial real estate

A game-changing deal in St. Louis: Breathing new life into former Chrysler plants

by Dan Rafter A former Chrysler plant in Fenton, Mo., will soon boast new warehouses, offices and distribution centers, thanks to the efforts of KP Development and NAI DESCO. KP Development, a St. Louis-based build-to-suit developer, has closed on the … Continue reading

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Hunt Midwest’s Bell: Industrial, multi-family markets boost Kansas City construction activity

by Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke with Mike Bell, general manager of Kansas City’s Hunt Midwest, about the rise in construction activity today in Kansas City. Bell pointed to the industrial and multi-family sectors as the hottest … Continue reading

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Cassidy Turley: Industrial market absorbing spec space in Kansas City

by Dan Rafter The industrial market in Kansas City remains a hot one, with Cassidy Turley reporting that the region absorbed 1.83 million square feet of industrial space in the third quarter. That’s a big number; the last time the … Continue reading

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Good news: Steady improvement in St. Louis commercial market

By Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke with three CRE pros from St. Louis’ Sansone Group, James Sansone, principal; Mark Kornfeld, senior associate for retail and new development; and Jake Corrigan, an industrial specialist with the company. All … Continue reading

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Cassidy Turley: Positive news in U.S. office and industrial markets

by Dan Rafter The national economy is getting better. It doesn’t always feel like it, but it is. And the upward economic trends are bolstering the U.S. commercial real estate markets, too. That’s evident in the third quarter office and … Continue reading

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Cassidy Turley: Cincinnati industrial, office sectors keep improving

by Dan Rafter Cassidy Turley had plenty of good news for the Cincinnati region in its recently released third-quarter Cincinnati market snapshot. According to the report, the overall vacancy rate of 5.55 percent in the industrial sector remains at a … Continue reading

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Liberty Property Trust betting on strength of Twin Cities industrial market

by Dan Rafter Officials with Liberty Property Trust have faith in the industrial market in and around Minneapolis/St. Paul. On Oct. 20, Liberty Property celebrated the ground-breaking of Dayton Distribution Center I, a 247,004-square-foot spec distribution center in the city … Continue reading

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