Category Archives: St. Paul commercial real estate

Apartment boom hitting all of the Midwest’s major markets

by Dan Rafter Christy Lockridge, principal with the Chicago office of Prudential, has seen the trend: Today’s renters increasingly want to live in the center of urban areas. They want to live near public transportation. They want to be able … Continue reading

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RE/MAX’s Hulsey: To maximize the service, maximize the marketing, too

by Dan Rafter Mark Hulsey, managing broker of RE/MAX Results Commercial in Saint Paul, Minn., has a simple philosophy about the importance of marketing: If you want to maximize the service that you provide to clients, you must maximize your … 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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Back to the city: The re-urbanization movement brings opportunities

By Aaron Lanski, Managing Director, Chicago office of BMO Harris Bank Over the past few years, economic and demographic trends have led to what’s known as reurbanization—the movement of residents from the suburbs back to urban areas. Because much of … Continue reading

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Hipsters surprisingly fond of the Midwest

by Dan Rafter Where do the hipsters live? Wherever there are trendy bars, restaurants, coffee shops and night spots. There are plenty of such places across the country and in the Midwest, and online foreclosure provider RealtyTrac recently took on … Continue reading

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Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends report: The future looks bright for commercial real estate

by Dan Rafter If the financial recovery was a baseball game, we’d be in inning four or five. That’s good, but it’s not as good as being in the bottom half of the ninth. That was a key message from … Continue reading

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CBRE closes largest apartment deal in Twin Cities in two years

by Dan Rafter Certain real estate deals stand out. Capri Capital Partners’ sale of the Stoneleigh at the Reserve Apartments in Plymouth, Minn., is one of them. Why? The apartment sale ranks as the largest apartment transaction in the Minneapolis/St. … Continue reading

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