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DTZ and a different kind of March Madness

by Dan Rafter The NCAA’s March Madness tournament is in full swing, with plenty of Midwest teams still vying to give Kentucky its first loss this season. But DTZ is thinking of a different kind of March Madness this spring: … Continue reading

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Doing more of your shopping at drug stores? You’re not alone

by Dan Rafter How often do you run into a drugstore on the way home from work? And how often do you fill your shopping basket not just with aspirin and cough medicine, but with gallons of milk, loaves of … Continue reading

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Marcus & Millichap predicts big year for hotel industry

by Dan Rafter Plan to spend time in a hotel this summer? You’re far from alone. Marcus & Millichap reports that the hotel industry is poised for a big 2015 as consumers find themselves with more money to spend on … Continue reading

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CoStar report: It’s taking owners fewer days to move their commercial properties today

by Dan Rafter It’s taking owners less time to sell their commercial buildings today. That’s one of the pieces of good news from the March CoStar Commercial Repeat Sale Indices. CoStar’s research — which covers the month of January — … Continue reading

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Cushman & Wakefield: Industrial market should soar through 2017

by Dan Rafter Expect the North American industrial real estate market to continue its hot streak through 2017. That’s the takeaway from Cushman & Wakefield’s recently released 2015-2017 industrial real estate forecast. “Strengthening fundamentals throughout North America support a positive … Continue reading

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Think the Internet is changing the way you do business? Try being a mortgage loan officer

by Dan Rafter The Internet has certainly changed the way commercial real estate professionals do business. But the impact hat the Web has had on other professions has been positively enormous. Just look at the latest survey by Discover Home … Continue reading

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Probably not safe for work, but here’s how RadioShack should respond to those snickering about its struggles

by Dan Rafter These are tough times for venerable retailers. McDonald’s is having well-publicized problems. Now tech retailer RadioShack has filed for bankruptcy protection after 94 years. The odd part of RadioShack’s story, though, is the laughs that it has … Continue reading

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