Category Archives: Kansas City commercial real estate

Taking shape: Construction crews start work on Block Real Estate Services’ CityPlace development

by Dan Rafter Yesterday marked an important day in Block Real Estate Services’ development of the $350 million CityPlace mixed-use development in Overland Park, Kansas: Construction crews began moving actual dirt. This work — the beginnings of the project’s sight-grading … Continue reading

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Retailers ready to expand in Kansas City

by Dan Rafter Brent Morris, associate vice president with the Kansas City office of Cassidy Turley, is optimistic about the future of this market’s retail sector. And why not? He’s seeing plenty of new retailers moving into Kansas City. And … Continue reading

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CBC Real Estate Group: The right combination of adventurous and experienced

by Dan Rafter Entrepreneurial and adventurous. That’s how Rick Baier describes the commercial real estate and development company he helps run, Kansas City’s CarrBaierCrandall, better known as CBC Real Estate Group. Those two adjectives sum up nicely, too, the reasons … Continue reading

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Associated Bank’s Hanson: Young consumers continue to boost demand for multi-family housing

by Dan Rafter Younger consumers are choosing to rent in downtown Minneapolis, Chicago, Cleveland or Detroit. They’ve not making the trek to the suburbs of these communities to buy their starter homes. What is behind this trend? Breck Hanson, executive … Continue reading

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Multi-family market slowing down? Not a chance

by Dan Rafter Downtown Minneapolis. St. Louis. Indianapolis. Downtown Chicago. Ann Arbor, and not just for student housing. The list of Midwest markets in which apartment rents are soaring, vacancies are plummeting and new multi-family buildings are rising is a … Continue reading

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Kansas City: A commercial market on the rise

by Dan Rafter Mark Long, senior vice president, principal and director of sales and leasing with Kansas City’s newly renamed Newmark Grubb Zimmer, has seen his region’s commercial real estate activity steadily rise. Today, Kansas City is in the middle … Continue reading

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NAI Global expands, adds Kansas City-area member firm

  by Dan Rafter NAI Global has grown again, adding its latest member firm in March, NAI LaSala-Sonnenberg in Overland Park, Kansas. Jay Olshonsky, president of NAI Global, told Midwest Real Estate News that his firm looks for specific qualities … Continue reading

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