Category Archives: multi-family

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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Hot spots: These four Midwest markets are bringing in the Millennials

by Dan Rafter Don Lawby, president of Real Property Management in Salt Lake City, Utah, doesn’t argue that Millennials aren’t embracing home ownership. He agrees that renting holds a greater lure for these young consumers. But Lawby doesn’t agree that … Continue reading

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Hunt Midwest’s Bell: Industrial, multi-family markets boost Kansas City construction activity

by Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke with Mike Bell, general manager of Kansas City’s Hunt Midwest, about the rise in construction activity today in Kansas City. Bell pointed to the industrial and multi-family sectors as the hottest … Continue reading

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KeyBank ready to boost its already strong community development lending efforts

by Dan Rafter How big of an impact does KeyBank’s Community Development Lending divison have on the the markets it serves? Just look at the numbers: Last year, KeyBank provided $2.9 billion in debt and equity financing to developments in … Continue reading

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It’s not just industrial that’s booming in Indianapolis

by Dan Rafter The best news about the Indianapolis CRE market? It’s strong not just in industrial — which has received the most press — but in most every segment today. That holds true even for the most troubled of … Continue reading

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