Category Archives: Omaha commercial real estate

Apartment boom hitting all of the Midwest’s major markets

by Dan Rafter Christy Lockridge, principal with the Chicago office of Prudential, has seen the trend: Today’s renters increasingly want to live in the center of urban areas. They want to live near public transportation. They want to be able … Continue reading

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Vape shops coming to the rescue of struggling Midwest strip malls?

by Dan Rafter How popular are electronic cigarettes these days? I counted four new vapor shops in my medium-size Chicago suburb yesterday, all of which opened in the last half year. And this is at a time when more stores … 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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Office market thriving in the heart of Omaha

by Dan Rafter The office sector is lagging in several markets across the country. But in Omaha? It’s a different story. Jeffrey Wyatt, senior advisor with the Omaha office of Colliers International, said that the overall strength of the market … Continue reading

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Out-of-state investors flocking to Omaha

by Dan Rafter How strong is the Omaha commercial real estate market today? Ember Grummons, an investment property broker with Investors Realty, says that out-of-state buyers are more interested in the city’s commercial real estate today than they have been … Continue reading

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CRE Summit celebrates 25 years in Omaha

by Dan Rafter For 25 years, the top minds in the commercial real estate business have gathered in Omaha for the Commercial Real Estate Workshop, better known by the acronym CREW. This year, though, marked a change for the group: … Continue reading

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Is your city’s downtown one of the best?

by Dan Rafter Does your city’s downtown rank as among the best? You might think so, but if you’re in the Midwest, Livability.com disagrees with you. Unless you happen to live in Indianapolis. Livability.com recently published its latest list of … Continue reading

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