Category Archives: retail

Pop-up stores keep popping up; They’re not just for Halloween

by Dan Rafter Seem like there’s a Halloween pop-up store — open in September, closed by early November — in every strip center in your town? You’re probably wrong. But not by as much as you’d think. Halloween pop-up stores … Continue reading

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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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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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Retail still on the rebound in suburban Chicago

by Dan Rafter Sean Sharko and Austin Weisenbeck know the retail market in the communities surrounding Chicago. The two real estate pros are vice presidents of investments in the Chicago Oak Brook office of Marcus & Millichap. The two are … Continue reading

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Retailers find big opportunities in Wichita

by Dan Rafter Retail has become the hot commercial segment in Wichita. And that’s good news for Brad Saville, president of Wichita-based Landmark Commercial Real Estate. His company specializes in retail transactions, and the moves by retailers both big and … 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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Retailers ready to expand in Kansas City

by Dan Rafter Brent Morris, associate vice president with the Kansas City office of Cassidy Turley, is optimistic about the future of this market’s retail sector. And why not? He’s seeing plenty of new retailers moving into Kansas City. And … Continue reading

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