Category Archives: Omaha commercial real estate

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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The value of stability: Steady recovery continues in Omaha CRE market

by Dan Rafter Trenton Magid, principal and founder of Omaha’s World Group Commercial Real Estate, describes the Omaha commercial real estate market as a stable one. And he’s far from alone. The brokers doing business in Nebraska’s largest city say … Continue reading

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Baird Holm’s Levy: Public transportation, mixed-use hot topics in Omaha

by Dan Rafter David Levy, chairman of the real estate section at Omaha-based legal firm Baird Holm, sees plenty of positive signs when he looks at the city’s commercial real estate industry. Deals are being made in all commercial sectors. … Continue reading

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Hotel market going strong in the Midwest

Guest post by Robert Habeeb president and chief operating officer, First Hospitality Group, Inc. When we look at the current state of the Midwest hotel market, we see a region that is transitioning in some important ways from a state … Continue reading

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Today’s legal hurdles: It’s all about the fundamentals

by Dan Rafter For Jon Blumenthal, it’s all about the fundamentals. Blumenthal, partner in the real estate section at Omaha-based law firm Baird Holm, said that his commercial real estate clients are ready today to close more deals. This isn’t … Continue reading

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Is there any city that has survived the Great Recession in better shape than Omaha?

by Dan Rafter For Barry Zoob, the fact that Omaha is seeing a steady stream of commercial sales, leases and new construction is not surprising. The Nebraska city started its real estate recovery back in 2010, said Zoob, senior vice … Continue reading

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Cassidy Turley office report: Second quarter brought good news for several Midwest markets

It’s easy to see the improvements in the multi-family and industrial markets. You can even see it in the retail sector, with new grocery stores, casual-fast restaurants and high-end retailers opening across the country. It’s a bit harder to see … Continue reading

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