Category Archives: Kansas City commercial real estate

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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Marcus & Millichap: Retail sector on the rebound, but Midwest cities lagging

by Dan Rafter How busy was the retail sector in the United States last year? Marcus & Millichap says that retailers absorbed nearly 75 million square feet in 2014. That easily eclipsed the nearly 40 million square feet of new … Continue reading

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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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The rise of retail medicine and what it means to CRE firms

by Dan Rafter Debora Field has worked in the commercial real estate business for more than 35 years. She’s seen plenty of changes in the relationship between hospitals and medical providers during this time. Today, Field, vice president of sales … Continue reading

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Top 10 things you need to know about Phase I Environmental Site Assessments

By Andrew Brought, Spencer Fane Britt & Browne As someone who frequently helps businesses buy and sell commercial and industrial properties, all too often I encounter misunderstandings about Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) and their role in a property … Continue reading

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Troy Nash: Finding his mission, both in Kansas City and across the globe

by Dan Rafter Troy Nash made history last year when he was named a vice president and principal at Kansas City’s Newmark Grubb Zimmer. With this appointment, Nash became the first African-American principal at one of the top-tier commercial real … Continue reading

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Are Midwest CRE pros getting enough exercise? Probably not

by Dan Rafter How healthy are all the commercial real estate pros selling office buildings and apartment towers throughout the Midwest? Not very, according to the latest survey from BetterDoctor.com. BetterDoctor ranked the top-50 most physically active cities in the … Continue reading

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