Category Archives: industrial real estate

Cushman & Wakefield|NorthMarq: 2014 best year for CRE in Twin Cities since recession

by Dan Rafter Last year was the best year for commercial real estate activity in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market since before the recession. Don’t believe us? Just ask Cushman & Wakefield|NorthMarq. The real estate firm released its latest Compass Report … Continue reading

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The state of real estate in St. Louis? DTZ says it’s pretty good

by Dan Rafter What’s the state of real estate in St. Louis? According to DTZ, expect steady growth in the commercial real estate market in this city in 2015. DTZ held its annual The State of Real Estate St. Louis … Continue reading

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Gateway Commercial has the good news: St. Louis industrial market sees record amount of absorption

by Dan Rafter Vacancies are down and absorption is up in St. Louis’ industrial real estate market. That’s the good news from the fourth quarter industrial report from Cushman & Wakefield|Gateway Commercial. How strong was St. Louis’ industrial market last … Continue reading

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NAI Isaac: Lexington’s CRE market was steady, not spectacular, in 2014

by Dan Rafter Count Lexington, Ken., as another Midwest market that saw a solid, but not spectacular, year in 2014. That’s the takeaway from the year-end commercial real estate report released by Lexington’s NAI Isaac. Like many markets across the … Continue reading

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Cushman & Wakefield: U.S. industrial vacancy rates at lowest point in 14 years

by Dan Rafter Chicago-based Cushman & Wakefield is sharing some good news: U.S. industrial vacancy rates are now at their lowest level in nearly 14 years. According to Cushman & Wakefield, the overall industrial vacancy rate in the United States … Continue reading

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Associated Bank: Opening a universe of possibilities with new REIT division

by Dan Rafter Associated Bank has long been active in the Middle Market space in the Midwest. But the bank’s leaders had bigger plans: They wanted to expand into the corporate real estate space. And to do that, Associated Bank … Continue reading

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DTZ report: Kansas City’s industrial market enjoyed boom year in 2014

by Dan Rafter Kansas City’s industrial market enjoyed a boom year in 2014, with DTZ reporting that the region saw 926,000 square feet of net absorption during the fourth quarter of last year and 3.9 million square feet for the … Continue reading

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