Category Archives: office

Investors targeting office properties in Columbus, Chicago, Detroit and other Midwest cities

By Andy Farbman CEO, Farbman Group The Midwest commercial real estate market continues to heat up. Office product, in particular, is performing well. And while prices are up in markets across the country, investors are increasingly targeting the Midwest as … Continue reading

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Sperry Van Ness’ Pliska: Now is the time to invest in Detroit

by Dan Rafter Robert Pliska, owner and managing director with Sperry Van Ness|Property Investment Advisors in Birmingham, Michigan, likes what he sees these days in Detroit. Yes, the city has plenty of work ahead of it. But it’s also on … Continue reading

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Big crowd celebrates strengthening market during MREN’s Columbus Commercial Real Estate Summit

by Dan Rafter More than 200 commercial real estate professionals attended Midwest Real Estate News’ Columbus Commercial Real Estate Summit: A Gathering of Industry Experts in early April at Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph, the new hotel in downtown Columbus … Continue reading

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Commercial Kentucky’s good news: Office vacancies continue to fall in Louisville market

by Dan Rafter When you list the strongest real estate markets in the Midwest, you can’t leave out Louisville. This Kentucky city is performing as well as any Midwest market today. Credit its central location, well-educated workforce and pro-business government. … Continue reading

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DTZ report: Office market in Twin Cities enjoying quiet resurgence

by Dan Rafter The multifamily and industrial markets in Minneapolis/St. Paul are thriving. Just look at the number of construction cranes and spec warehouses being built in the Twin Cities area today. But the office market in the Twin Cities … Continue reading

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Another big deal: Cushman & Wakefield to buy Chicago office specialist J.F. McKinney + Associates

by Dan Rafter Major changes to the Midwest commercial real estate industry keep coming. This time, it’s the news that Cushman & Wakefield has agreed to purchase J.F. McKinney + Associates in Chicago. Terms of this latest big deal were … Continue reading

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CBRE: Kansas City office, industrial markets keep improving

by Dan Rafter The Kansas City office market has posted 12 consecutive quarters of positive net absorption. That’s good. But the region’s industrial market has it beat: That sector has posted 14 straight quarters of positive absorption. That’s the big … Continue reading

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