Category Archives: Lexington commercial real estate

Is Tom+Chee the next Chick-fil-A? In the Midwest it appears to be so

by Dan Rafter You might have seen the founders of Tom+Chee, Trew Quackenbush and Corey Ward, on season 4 of ABC’s popular TV show Shark Tank. Back then, the entrepreneurs were seeking dollars from the show’s panel of investors to … 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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Is the era of shopping malls over? Not quite … if mall operators can tap their creative sides

by Dan Rafter The Midwest is home to plenty of dead or dying shopping malls, indoor ghost towns that once buzzed with families dining at food courts, teens hanging at clothing stores and young couples holding their first dates at … Continue reading

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Al Isaac: Lexington is a market on the rise

by Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke with Al Isaac, president of Lexington’s NAI Isaac. He told us that the Lexington market continues its rapid recovery from the days of the Great Recession. Every sector in the market … Continue reading

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NAI Isaac’s Al Isaac: Retail on the rise in Lexington

by Dan Rafter Retail is on the rise in Lexington, with three major retail developments set to bring new energy to the heart of this key Kentucky market. And for Al Isaac, president of Lexington’s NAI Isaac, this is good … Continue reading

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NAI Isaac’s good month more proof that CRE industry is on the mend

by Dan Rafter Lexington, Ken.-based NAI Isaac provides yet more evidence that the commercial real estate industry, despite its remaining challenges, remains in recovery mode. The company had a busy and profitable October. Al Isaac, president of NAI Isaac, told … Continue reading

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Associated Bank’s Hanson, BMO Harris’ Hampton: Multi-family market remains strong

by Dan Rafter Breck Hanson, executive vice president and head of commercial real estate at the Chicago office of Associated Bank, and Dan Hampton, managing director and head of commercial real estate for BMO Harris Bank, have some good news … Continue reading

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