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Clang! Clang! The trolley — and streetcar — are coming to provide a boost to Midwest cities

by Dan Rafter Husch Blackwell attorneys Doug Stone and David Richardson have learned a lot about streetcars and trolleys. They can tell you why a streetcar isn’t the same thing as a cable car and why a trolley isn’t the … Continue reading

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How did the U.S. become a nation of renters?

by Dan Rafter Why is multi-family so hot? Partly it’s because so many consumers today want to live in the hearts of urban areas. And they don’t want to live only in major cities such as Chicago, New York City … Continue reading

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The state of real estate in St. Louis? DTZ says it’s pretty good

by Dan Rafter What’s the state of real estate in St. Louis? According to DTZ, expect steady growth in the commercial real estate market in this city in 2015. DTZ held its annual The State of Real Estate St. Louis … Continue reading

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HOK: The challenges, and rewards, of bringing new stadiums to the public

by Dan Rafter Brad Schrock played sports — as many as he could — throughout his high school years. And as he worked his way through college to become an architect, he remained, in his own words, a “huge” sports … Continue reading

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Gateway Commercial has the good news: St. Louis industrial market sees record amount of absorption

by Dan Rafter Vacancies are down and absorption is up in St. Louis’ industrial real estate market. That’s the good news from the fourth quarter industrial report from Cushman & Wakefield|Gateway Commercial. How strong was St. Louis’ industrial market last … Continue reading

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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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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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