Monthly Archives: July 2012

Colliers’ Murphy: Positive signs in Cincinnati

Shenan Murphy sees plenty of positive signs in the Cincinnati commercial real estate market. It’s just that actual transactions have slowed a bit during the summer months. “It’s like we’re taking a bit of a pause,” said Murphy, chief executive … Continue reading

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Too much uncertainty for smaller to mid-size companies

The commercial recovery in Omaha is being driven today by large transactions. It’s the bigger companies making the moves, buying buildings, leasing space or building new headquarters. The smaller and mid-size companies? They’ve been mostly stagnant. And this isn’t unusual. … Continue reading

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Union Square Enterprises steps up to save St. Louis’ famed Flying Saucer

The Midwest is fortunate to be home to some of the more unusual retail buildings in the country. And few are as, well, cool, as the Flying Saucer building in St. Louis. Originally built in 1967 to house a Phillips … Continue reading

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Taking a risk in Ohio? Construction Managers of Ohio and Mark Fornes Realty don’t think so

Spec projects are popping up across the Midwest, certainly a sign that developers are willing to take risks on a commercial real estate market that, while still sluggish, is showing signs of a recovery. The latest example is taking place … Continue reading

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Chicago’s HSA PrimeCare at forefront of healthcare changes

Hospitals are changing the way they serve their patients. As Suzy Cobin, senior vice president with HSA PrimeCare, the medical office division of Chicago’s HSA Commercial Real Estate, says, medical providers today are bringing their services closer to their patients. … Continue reading

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Industrial speculative construction returning to Indianapolis

It’s a welcome sight in Indianapolis: The construction crews are back, and they’re building new industrial space in the city. This is largely because of the strength shown by the industrial market in this city in the second quarter of … Continue reading

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Bringing jobs back to the former 3M site in Minnesota

Monte Hilleman likes challenges. That’s why he’s been the perfect person to spearhead the massive redevelopment of the former 3M manufacturing site in St. Paul’s Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood. Hilleman, vice president of redevelopment at the St. Paul Port Authority, has … Continue reading

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