Category Archives: St. Paul commercial real estate

What do investors love? Strip centers anchored by grocery stores … still

by Dan Rafter Stability. That’s the word Joe Girardi uses when talking about the retail strip centers across the Midwest that are anchored by a Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods Market, Meijer or other grocery stores. These are the retail centers … Continue reading

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Suburbs or city? In the Midwest, the suburbs win in the Chicago area, but the city rules if you live in Cincinnati or Memphis

by Dan Rafter People increasingly want to live in the hearts of big cities, right? It makes sense to live where you work. Getting to your job is easier. You’ll be less stressed if you can avoid sitting on crowded … Continue reading

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DTZ: Twin Cities industrial market keeps getting stronger

by Dan Rafter How strong is the industrial market in the Twin Cities? The strongest it’s been in a decade. That’s the takeaway from DTZ’s first-half industrial market report for the Minneapolis/St. Paul market. According to DTZ, the overall vacancy … Continue reading

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Marcus & Millichap’s prediction: Expect plenty of retail activity through rest of 2015

by Dan Rafter The retailers are following the people. That’s why so many new shops are opening in the downtowns of Midwest cities today. Retailers need shoppers. And a growing number of the most valued shoppers — young adults under … Continue reading

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Thanks to Oppidan, grocery-anchored retail trend comes to Twin Cities-area lakeside community

by Dan Rafter Excelsior had long been known mostly as a resort town, one that attracted tourists from the Twin Cities — just about 12 miles away — and beyond during the summer months but was quiet when the temperatures … Continue reading

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Oak Grove Capital’s Dayton: Apartment boom continues in Twin Cities – but how many renters can’t afford to live here?

by Dan Rafter The numbers are strong: Apartment rents are rising and developers are adding new luxury apartment buildings across the Minneapolis/St. Paul market. Developers are even moving into the Twin Cities’ suburbs to serve the growing number of residents … Continue reading

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St. Paul Saints ready to take the field in their new ballpark

by Dan Rafter May 21 is a big day for St. Paul and Minneapolis-based Ryan Cos. US Inc. That’s when the St. Paul Saints will take the field for the first time in the new CHS Field in downtown St. … Continue reading

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