Category Archives: office

Daimler Group, Kaufman Development set to make history in Columbus with Two25 Commons

by Dan Rafter The Daimler Group and Kaufman Development are ready to make history in Columbus: The two companies are partnering to build the tallest ground-up mixed-use project in the history of the city. The new 17-story building — Two25 … Continue reading

Posted in Columbus real estate, multi-family, office, Ohio commercial real estate, retail | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

DTZ report: 2014 was a strong year for Kansas City’s CRE market

by Dan Rafter Last year was a good one for Kansas City’s commercial real estate market, according to new numbers from DTZ. The company found that the Kansas City area saw nearly 3.9 million square feet of net absorption in … Continue reading

Posted in industrial real estate, Kansas City commercial real estate, Kansas Commercial real estate, Missouri commercial real estate, multi-family, office, retail | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in industrial real estate, multi-family, national commercial real estate, office, retail | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Duluth finds the right formula: Natural beauty, strong workforce brings the businesses

by Dan Rafter Don Ness has been serving as the mayor of Duluth since 2007, when he won election among a field of 12 candidates. Four years later, Ness was popular enough to become the first mayor of this Minnesota … Continue reading

Posted in industrial real estate, Minneapolis commercial real estate, Minnesota real estate, multi-family, office, retail | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blackstone Group set to purchase Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower

by Dan Rafter The Willis Tower — which Chicago residents still refer to as the Sears Tower — will soon be getting a new owner. Blackstone Group LP has agreed to puchase the tower for $1.3 billion. This is a … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Commercial Real Estate, Illinois, Illinois real estate, office | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hendricks Commercial Properties makes big move in Indianapolis: Purchases the Century Building

  by Dan Rafter It doesn’t rank as Hendricks Commercial Properties’ first Indiana purchase. But buying downtown Indianapolis’ Century Building? That qualifies as a major splash. The Century Building is one of Indianapolis’ iconic buildings, a 153,849-square-foot historic Class-A office … Continue reading

Posted in Indiana commercial real estate, Indianapolis commercial real estate, office | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Expect a good year for Minneapolis’ signature office tower

by Dan Rafter Jon Dahl doesn’t hesitate when asked what makes the IDS Center officer tower in downtown Minneapolis so special: “It’s the most iconic centerpiece of downtown,” he said. “It’s always been the skyline-defining building of Minneapolis.” That’s why … Continue reading

Posted in Minneapolis commercial real estate, Minnesota real estate, office, retail | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment