Category Archives: St. Louis real estate

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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Good news: Steady improvement in St. Louis commercial market

By Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke with three CRE pros from St. Louis’ Sansone Group, James Sansone, principal; Mark Kornfeld, senior associate for retail and new development; and Jake Corrigan, an industrial specialist with the company. All … Continue reading

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Hope for sluggish St. Louis office market?

by Dan Rafter The office market continues to struggle in St. Louis, according to the latest research from Colliers International.  But there is hope. The St. Louis market saw negative 370,509 square feet of absorption at the end of the … 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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