Category Archives: multi-family

Apartment boom hitting all of the Midwest’s major markets

by Dan Rafter Christy Lockridge, principal with the Chicago office of Prudential, has seen the trend: Today’s renters increasingly want to live in the center of urban areas. They want to live near public transportation. They want to be able … Continue reading

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To sell or not to sell? Even Hamlet wouldn’t puzzle over this one

by Bill Bubniak Executive Vice President, Farbman Group “To sell or not to sell?” Hamlet himself would have had no trouble making this decision. Across the Midwest, a convergence of market forces, a favorable supply-and-demand curve and fortuitous financial factors … Continue reading

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Cedar Street to bring new life to Chicago’s 800 N. Clark

by Dan Rafter The land-marked building at 800 N. Clark St. in Chicago will soon be getting a major makeover, thanks to the efforts of Chicago-based holding company Cedar Street Co. Cedar Street recently purchased 800 N. Clark St., a … Continue reading

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Is multi-family’s hot streak nearing its end?

by Dan Rafter   Multi-family has been hot for such a long time, it’s tempting to think of this commercial segment as being bulletproof. But is it? The latest multi-family research by ReisReports suggest that this segment might finally be … Continue reading

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Marcus & Millichap: Surge in apartment deliveries will boost multi-family vacancy rate in Milwaukee

by Dan Rafter The Milwaukee multi-family market will be a strong one in 2015 and beyond. But real estate pros should expect vacancies in this sector to rise next year. Why? Developers have flocked to Milwaukee to build new apartment … Continue reading

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VanTrust Real Estate: A culture that breeds success

by Dan Rafter What makes for a successful real estate development company today? The leaders of Kansas City, Mo.-based VanTrust Real Estate don’t have any secret formulas for success. But they do know why their company is thriving today: The … Continue reading

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Cityscape Residential’s Lawrence: Midwest downtowns continue to attract renters of all ages

By Dan Rafter The trend is happening in downtowns across the Midwest: Young people want to live in urban areas, so they’re choosing to rent in the hearts of such cities as Indianapolis, Louisville, Minneapolis and Columbus. Kelli Lawrence, partner … Continue reading

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