Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fear of that national economy

The commercial brokers, lenders and developers that I speak with these days tend to be happy with the way the commercial recovery is moving along in their individual markets. Brokers in Minnneapolis say that business is picking up. They say … Continue reading

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Commercial real estate stuck in a holding pattern

It happens every time I begin my interviews for a new issue of Midwest Real Estate News: I hope to hear some good news from the commercial real estate professionals in our Midwest markets. Unfortunately, that good news has been … Continue reading

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Lack of confidence creates vicious economic cycle

If you are confident that the economy will turn around in the near future, then you would be in the minority…and that’s just the problem, according to a panel of economic experts. It’s all about confidence and the U.S. doesn’t … Continue reading

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Hey, suffering consumers! It’s time to start scheduling those elective surgeries again

Healthcare is the steadiest of all commercial real estate sectors, right? People, no matter how badly they are struggling financially, still need to see doctors, still need to visit emergency rooms after those ill-advised ski trips. And with demand for … Continue reading

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Lost records driving you mad? Chad Wiech feels your pain

Commercial real estate owners, and the lenders and vendors who work with them, face a common, and vexing, problem: missing records. These misplaced records can leave real estate professionals with unnecessary expenses and lost opportunities. Chad Wiech, founder of Minneapolis-based … Continue reading

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Emanuel sees green in Chicago’s public buildings

Chicago, known globally as one of the world’s greenest cities, will receive yet another boost to its environmental credentials with a new building energy efficiency program that has been proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Former mayor Richard M. Daley did … Continue reading

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Colliers workers offer more proof: Commercial real estate pros no slouches at helping their communities

These are challenging economic times for commercial real estate professionals. But that hasn’t stopped them from volunteering their own time to help others who are struggling though the country’s economic slump. An example came this August, when 15 employees from … Continue reading

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