Monthly Archives: March 2012

The difference a ballpark can make

Omaha’s downtown is bustling, thanks in part to TD Ameritrade Park. This baseball stadium opened in downtown Omaha last year, and held its first College World Series last summer. The ballpark has also done what its supporters had hoped for; … Continue reading

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NAI Daus’ Pacella: Deals are getting done in Cleveland

As senior vice president of Cleveland’s NAI Daus, Alec Pacella knows the commercial real estate market in Cleveland. He recently spoke with Midwest Real Estate News about the changing fortunes in this key Midwest city. Midwest Real Estate News: This … Continue reading

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Are developers, the country, ready for senior boom?

Is the United States ready for its exploding population of senior citizens? And more importantly for the commercial real estate industry, are developers ready for the building boom soon to hit in the seniors housing market? Consider these numbers: There … Continue reading

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HomeGain survey: If you’re underwater on your mortgage today, you’ll probably be underwater in six months, too

It’s common knowledge that the commercial real estate market is largely at the mercy of the residential housing market. Consumers tend to lose confidence when the homes they spent $400,000 to buy are now worth $200,000. And when consumers aren’t … Continue reading

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Retail on the rise in Lexington

There aren’t many commercial brokers across the Midwest who will point to the retail sector as one that’s performing well. Then again, not every commercial broker works in Lexington, Ken. Al Isaac, president of Lexington’s NAI Isaac, does. And he’s … Continue reading

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Lack of empty commercial buildings a saving grace for Midwest markets

Many reasons account for the strengthening commercial real estate markets across the Midwest. Most important, though, might be this fact: Since 2008, few of the markets that Midwest Real Estate News covers has seen much commercial building activity. It makes … Continue reading

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High hopes for Cleveland’s newly renovated Allen Theatre Complex: 150,000 new downtown visitors each year

Ask people what city boasts the largest performing arts center outside of New York City. They’d probably be surprised to learn that the answer is Cleveland. The not-for-profit Playhouse Square performing arts center attracts more than 1 million visitors each … Continue reading

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