Category Archives: retail

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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Colliers International marketing the historic Bradley Building in Cleveland

  by Dan Rafter Colliers International’s Cleveland office is marketing a bit of history. Colliers is listing the Bradley Building at 1220 W. Sixth St. in Cleveland for $10.775 million. The building is an iconic one in the city, instantly … Continue reading

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Events center announcement more good news for downtown Detroit

by Dan Rafter Detroit’s bankruptcy filing was shocking. But the news coming out of the city since that time has been decidedly better. As the brokers doing business in the Detroit market will tell you, the city still faces a … Continue reading

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StreetMac hoping to rejuvenate Chicago-area shopping mall

by Dan Rafter Stratford Square Mall in the Chicago suburb of Bloomingdale is an unusual place. The mall is still busy. And most of its retail space is filled. But it still needs a little something extra to become a … Continue reading

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CBRE’s Kaiser: Expect St. Louis’ CRE rebound to continue

by Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke with Jeff Kaiser, managing director of the St. Louis office of CBRE, about the state of the commercial real estate market in St. Louis. His take? Things aren’t perfect in this … Continue reading

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Stores empty? Maybe consumers are still living paycheck-to-paycheck

by Dan Rafter Wonder why so many shopping malls and retailers continue to struggle today? It might have something to do with the reduced buying power of consumers. Too many consumers continue to live paycheck-to-paycheck. It makes it hard for … Continue reading

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Auction.com: Commercial real estate sales activity still on the rise

  Sales volume is up in all five major categories of commercial real estate, according to Rick Sharga, executive vice president of Auction.com. Sharga also says that online sales are having an even stronger impact on retail sales. Take a … Continue reading

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