Category Archives: multi-family

Dayton ready for its first Costco Wholesale store

by Dan Rafter The Dayton market will soon get its first Costco Wholesale store thanks in part to Oberer Companies. The new store, which will include 148,000 square feet and a gas station, is scheduled to open in November of … Continue reading

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Nationwide Realty: Making a big investment in Grandview Yard

by Dan Rafter Nationwide Realty Investors is ready to make a big commitment to the Grandview Yard mixed-use development in Grandview Heights, Ohio. Nationwide plans to build a 500,000-square-foot campus for its employees, a 135-room hotel and 13,000-square-foot conference center … Continue reading

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Student-housing trends in the Midwest, a closer look

Guest column by Matthew Lund and Michael Lee Walker & Dunlop In the world of commercial financing, the student housing product is unique, especially in the Midwest. It takes a comprehensive understanding of the current trends in the Midwest market … Continue reading

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The Radisson Blu has opened its doors. Will more luxury lodging follow it to downtown Minneapolis?

by Dan Rafter Nathan Hall has a prediction: The new Radisson Blu hotel in downtown Minneapolis will set off a chain reaction that will bring a series of new luxury lodging choices to the city’s center. Hall, senior project director … Continue reading

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A new future for Cleveland’s iconic Standard Building

by Dan Rafter The Standard Building has never been one to disappear into the Cleveland skyline. The building, which stands 282 feet and 20 stories tall, was the second-tallest in Cleveland when it opened at the southwest corner of Ontario … Continue reading

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For a truly happy 4th of July? We need a stronger middle class

by Dan Rafter The national economy is still in recovery mode. Developers are planning more apartment buildings. Grocery-anchored retail centers are popping up everywhere from Columbus to Omaha. There’s even been a return to spec industrial building, with new industrial … Continue reading

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Ryan’s Downtown East project taking shape in Minneapolis

by Dan Rafter Ryan Companies US and Wells Fargo broke ground on the massive Downtown East mixed-use development in downtown Minneapolis in late spring. And since that time? Tony Barranco, vice president of development with Ryan Companies, said that the … Continue reading

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A video look at Ryan Companies’ $400 million Downtown East development

by Dan Rafter Downtown Minneapolis will be a changed place once the Downtown East mixed-use project led by Ryan Companies US takes shape. Downtown East, of course, is the $400 million mixed-use development being built now on a five-block, 12.5-acre … Continue reading

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Building big: Kraus-Anderson set to wrap construction of largest off-campus student-housing development in Minnesota

by Dan Rafter The Marshall, the new student-housing complex scheduled to open by the start of this academic year in Minneapolis’ Dinkytown neighborhood, is a big project. How big? As John Solberg, a vice president with construction manager Kraus-Anderson Construction … Continue reading

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Click on the picture: Kraus-Anderson ready to wrap construction on largest off-campus student-housing project in Minnesota

by Dan Rafter The Marshall, the largest off-campus student-housing complex ever built in the state of Minnesota, is on schedule to open its doors and accept its first University of Minnesota student residents at the start of the fall academic … Continue reading

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