Category Archives: multi-family

Revving the engines: Improving investment sales in Michigan and the Midwest

Guest post by Bill Bubniak, senior vice president, director of investment sales, Farbman Group In recent years, Midwest real estate—particularly Michigan real estate—has in many ways gone the way of the auto industry: the market is continuing to move in … Continue reading

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Friedman: Expect commercial lending to rise in 2014 and beyond

By Dan Rafter Optimistic. That’s what officials at Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions are about the future of commercial real estate lending. Developers should find it easier today — and in the future — to acquire the … Continue reading

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Back to the city: The re-urbanization movement brings opportunities

By Aaron Lanski, Managing Director, Chicago office of BMO Harris Bank Over the past few years, economic and demographic trends have led to what’s known as reurbanization—the movement of residents from the suburbs back to urban areas. Because much of … Continue reading

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Industrial not only sector on the rise in Louisville

by Dan Rafter David Hardy, managing director of CBRE|Louisville, knows that the industrial market is booming today in Louisville. But that sector isn’t the only one that’s thriving today in this Kentucky city. Just ask Hardy. He says that Louisville’s … Continue reading

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Succeeding in property management? It’s not easy

by Dan Rafter Property management has become an increasingly popular way for commercial real estate firms to add to their bottom lines. But succeeding in property management is no simple task. Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke to Michael Kalil, … 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 Martens’ Johnson: Wichita is diversifying

Municipal and business leaders in Wichita have learned an important lesson: The city can’t rely solely on the aviation and aerospace businesses. That’s why city leaders today are working to attract a diverse group of businesses to the city, everything … Continue reading

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People are moving back into downtown Cleveland … and that’s good for all of Northeast Ohio

by Dan Rafter People are moving back into downtown Cleveland. And that’s good news for the city. Geoff Coyle, managing partner with Cleveland-based Ostendorf-Morris, said that the influx of new residents moving into downtown has inspired developers to plan new … Continue reading

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Eliminating the “who’s living above me?” drawback of apartment living

by Dan Rafter What’s one of the biggest drawbacks of apartment living? What if the family living above you has a toddler that likes to run across her kitchen floors at 4 a.m.? What if the recent college graduate living … Continue reading

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Service is key to retaining tenants in today’s apartment market

by Brian Wasag The business of managing apartment properties is becoming akin to the hospitality industry. That’s according to members of a Designing and Managing Assets panel during last Thursday’s Metro-Chicago Apartment Summit at Germania Place in Chicago. Taking part … Continue reading

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