Monthly Archives: August 2012

Midwest brokers no strangers to dominance: New book proves it

  It’s easy for people on the coasts to ignore the Midwest. But when it comes to commercial real estate, the Midwest is fortunate: It boasts some of the top commercial brokers in the country. I know this because I … Continue reading

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Q|10 Quest Commercial Capital’s Branscome: Lenders ready, willing and able to lend again

Guest post by Susan Branscome, Q|10 Quest Commercial Capital It is a good thing 2009 is behind us. In that year, a hand grenade was thrown into the commercial real estate market and lending activity all but ceased entirely.  Several … Continue reading

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Cassidy Turley’s Tolliver: The grass isn’t always greener

  To really judge the strength of a commercial real estate market, you have to look at how it compares to similar cities across the country. That can be a challenge. Jason Tolliver, director of research at the Indianapolis office … Continue reading

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NAI Daus’ Suzanne Hamilton: The tricky business of vetting commercial deals

Commercial real estate can be a risky business. Suzanne Hamilton, the new vice president of finance with Cleveland’s NAI Daus, hopes to eliminate some of that risk, at least with the company that recently hired her. Hamilton, who brings more … Continue reading

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Michigan gets some good news: Manufacturer to bring 225 new jobs to Battle Creek area

New jobs have been tough to come by in Michigan. The state has been hit particularly hard by the economic downturn. But Michigan residents received some good news earlier this month when a manufacturing plant announced that it would set … Continue reading

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James Cope: An erosion of the own-first mindset

Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke to James Cope, senior vice president with Walker & Dunlop’s Milwaukee-based Capital Markets division, about the continuing multi-family boom across the Midwest. Here is what he had to say about the strength of this … Continue reading

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Waiting for a boom that’s not coming?

Will we ever see the return of the boom days in commercial real estate? That’s a question that came up as I was working on the latest issue of Midwest Real Estate News, our August edition. In it, we ran … Continue reading

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