Category Archives: office

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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Lincoln’s CRE market benefitting from a winning formula

by Dan Rafter There’s a winning formula common to the most successful commercial real estate markets in the Midwest today: Low unemployment rates and a major university near the CBD. This formula is working today for Nebraska’s capital city of … Continue reading

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Office market thriving in Omaha, suburbs

by Dan Rafter David Levy likes what he’s seen in the second half of this year: Commercial real estate sales, leases and development have all increased in Omaha. And Levy, partner at the Omaha-based law firm Baird Holm, says that … Continue reading

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Hope for sluggish St. Louis office market?

by Dan Rafter The office market continues to struggle in St. Louis, according to the latest research from Colliers International.  But there is hope. The St. Louis market saw negative 370,509 square feet of absorption at the end of the … Continue reading

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Taking shape: Construction crews start work on Block Real Estate Services’ CityPlace development

by Dan Rafter Yesterday marked an important day in Block Real Estate Services’ development of the $350 million CityPlace mixed-use development in Overland Park, Kansas: Construction crews began moving actual dirt. This work — the beginnings of the project’s sight-grading … Continue reading

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Associated Bank’s Charlie Cafazza: The demand argument matters for developers seeking financing

by Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke with Charlie Cafazza, commercial real estate team leader at the St. Louis office of Associated Bank, about the steps that developers need to take when seeking financing for their projects. Cafazza’s … Continue reading

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As Chicago office market heats up, more seeking shared, non-traditional office space

by Dan Rafter It’s expensive to lease office space in Chicago’s Loop. Small business owners who want a presence in the heart of downtown Chicago might find even the oldest office spaces here priced far outside their budgets. And what … Continue reading

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