Category Archives: St. Paul commercial real estate

Cushman & Wakefield|NorthMarq: Commercial real estate market sizzling in Twin Cities

by Dan Rafter How hot is the Twin Cities’ commercial real estate market? The latest Compass report from Cushman & Wakefield|NorthMarq tells the story: New construction activity here is soaring, but vacancy rates are not. The overall vacancy rate in … Continue reading

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Bell State Bank & Trust purchases iconic office building in suburban Twin Cities, ready to expand in Minneapolis/St. Paul

by Dan Rafter Todd Lee believes in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market. So do his fellow executives at Fargo, North Dakota-based Bell State Bank & Trust. It’s why the bank recently purchased the 15-story Northland Plaza office tower in the Twin … Continue reading

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The Midwest rolls out the welcome mat: Hotel sales, development on the rise

by Dan Rafter How hot is the hotel industry across the Midwest? Just ask Ronn Thomas, senior director of brokerage services with Cushman & Wakefield|NorthMarq in Minneapolis. This CRE pro in the past 15 months has helped close six hotel … Continue reading

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Why you shouldn’t worry (yet) that developers are bringing too many apartment units in your city

by Dan Rafter It’s common knowledge that the multifamily market remains a hot one across the Midwest and the nation. But sometimes it helps to look at the numbers to see just how strong this commercial sector is. Yardi recently … Continue reading

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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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