Category Archives: Minnesota real estate

Liberty Property Trust betting on strength of Twin Cities industrial market

by Dan Rafter Officials with Liberty Property Trust have faith in the industrial market in and around Minneapolis/St. Paul. On Oct. 20, Liberty Property celebrated the ground-breaking of Dayton Distribution Center I, a 247,004-square-foot spec distribution center in the city … Continue reading

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Transwestern: Making a success out of Dakota Landing

by Dan Rafter The Bakken region of North Dakota is booming, what with rigs pulling a seemingly endless stream of oil from the earth here. And with a boom comes new residents both permanent and temporary. It’s easy to think … Continue reading

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Pop-up stores keep popping up; They’re not just for Halloween

by Dan Rafter Seem like there’s a Halloween pop-up store — open in September, closed by early November — in every strip center in your town? You’re probably wrong. But not by as much as you’d think. Halloween pop-up stores … Continue reading

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Duke Realty: Booming business at Gateway North Business Park just more proof that Twin Cities’ industrial market is on the rise

by Dan Rafter The Gateway North Business Park in Otsego, Minn., has kept Duke Realty Corporation busy. And to Duke officials, the steady flow of build-to-suit activity here is just one more example of the growing strength of the Minneapolis-area … Continue reading

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DLA Piper: Real estate executives are an optimistic lot today

by Dan Rafter Commercial real estate executives are more optimistic about their industry in 2014. And they’re expecting deal activity to continue to rise as the year moves on. That’s the takeaway, at least, from the 2014 State of the … Continue reading

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Multi-family developments selling green have an advantage — now and if the market shifts

by Dan Rafter Think of all the multi-family buildings across the Midwest that are now advertising their green features as a main selling point. In the Twin Cities market of Minneapolis/St. Paul alone, the new multi-family development 222 Hennepin has … Continue reading

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StuartCo, Simon meet a need, bring luxury apartments to Twin Cities suburb

by Dan Rafter The multi-family market is hot in the Twin Cities, and not just in the hearts of Minneapolis or St. Paul. The close-in suburbs of the Twin Cities are attracting their own share of renters. That’s why One … Continue reading

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