Category Archives: St. Louis real estate

The right formula for St. Louis: As unemployment rate falls, so do office vacancies

by Dan Rafter It’s a simple formula: As the unemployment rate dips, vacancy rates in the office sector dip. And that’s what is happening now in the St. Louis market, according to the latest research from Colliers International. The U.S. … Continue reading

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Midwest cities some of the unhealthiest in the country?

by Dan Rafter Here’s the good news: The Midwest has one of the healthiest cities in the country, according to a new study. Unfortunately, it also has the unhealthiest one. A new survey by BetterDoctor.com ranked Minneapolis as the second … Continue reading

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Boeing makes big commitment to St. Louis; MC Industrial to oversee 367,000-square-foot composite center project

by Dan Rafter St. Louis-based MC Industrial started the new year by landing a big project: It has been chosen to build Boeing’s 367,000-square-foot composite center on the company’s St. Louis campus. Mc Industrial, along with its design partner Burns … Continue reading

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RGA headquarters building to add visual flair to St. Louis’ I-64 corridor

by Dan Rafter St. Louis’ Interstate-64 corridor is getting a bit more exciting. That’s thanks to the new $150 million Reinsurance Group of America global headquarters designed by Fox Architects and international architecture firm Gensler. The 405,000-square-foot stone, glass and … Continue reading

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Hot spots: These four Midwest markets are bringing in the Millennials

by Dan Rafter Don Lawby, president of Real Property Management in Salt Lake City, Utah, doesn’t argue that Millennials aren’t embracing home ownership. He agrees that renting holds a greater lure for these young consumers. But Lawby doesn’t agree that … Continue reading

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A game-changing deal in St. Louis: Breathing new life into former Chrysler plants

by Dan Rafter A former Chrysler plant in Fenton, Mo., will soon boast new warehouses, offices and distribution centers, thanks to the efforts of KP Development and NAI DESCO. KP Development, a St. Louis-based build-to-suit developer, has closed on the … Continue reading

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Clayco’s Treehouse Adventures: Chasing innovation

by Dan Rafter Mike Latiner points to design-build company Clayco’s belief in innovation as the guiding force that led the Chicago-based firm to launch its Treehouse Adventures business incubator earlier this year. Real estate and design-build company Clayco has already … Continue reading

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