Category Archives: Kansas City commercial real estate

YardiMatrix: Average apartment rents rising rapidly

by Dan Rafter The multifamily market is showing no signs of slowing down, at least according to the latest data provided by YardiMatrix. That’s good news for landlord, but not the best for tenants struggling to find affordable apartment units. … 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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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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CBRE’s Stingley, Hinchman: Industrial, multifamily showing no signs of a slowdown

by Dan Rafter The multifamily and industrial markets continue to boom in the Kansas City market. Just ask Jeff Stingley and David Hinchman, both with CBRE. Stingley, a senior vice president with the office, specializes in multifamily, while Hinchman, a … Continue reading

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Disruptive forces: Game-changing law firm office trends

Guest post by Nick Suarez, Parker Webb and Scott Bluhm, Newmark Grubb Zimmer Law firms, which have historically been among the least efficient office-space users, have begun taking a closer look at their real estate strategies during the past couple … Continue reading

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Clang! Clang! The trolley — and streetcar — are coming to provide a boost to Midwest cities

by Dan Rafter Husch Blackwell attorneys Doug Stone and David Richardson have learned a lot about streetcars and trolleys. They can tell you why a streetcar isn’t the same thing as a cable car and why a trolley isn’t the … Continue reading

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CBRE: Kansas City office, industrial markets keep improving

by Dan Rafter The Kansas City office market has posted 12 consecutive quarters of positive net absorption. That’s good. But the region’s industrial market has it beat: That sector has posted 14 straight quarters of positive absorption. That’s the big … Continue reading

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