Monthly Archives: November 2012

Just how are online sales impacting physical retailers?

Shoppers hit their keyboards in force over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, setting an all-time record for online purchases. According to comScore, shoppers spent $1.465 billion in online spending on Cyber Monday, the Monday immediately following Thanksgiving. That represents the most … Continue reading

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Chicago-based entrepreneur gives renters chance to give apartment communities thumbs up, thumbs down

Mike Cerny knows the challenges that renters face. Apartment rents are rising. Vacancies are falling, making it more difficult for renters to find units in top multi-family developments. Cerny decided to do something to help renters. That meant founding DoNotRent.com, … Continue reading

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Manufacturer brings new jobs to Ohio community

Western States Machine Company earlier this month announced that it will relocate to Fairfield, Ohio. This is good news for the region, as the move will bring new jobs and revenue to the area. Officials with Fairfield and Western States … Continue reading

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Jones Lang LaSalle’s Schwegman: Spec building returning to Indianapolis

Steve Schwegman, senior vice president of supply chain and logistics solutions at the Indianapolis office of Jones Lang LaSalle, has good news for commercial real estate pros: Spec construction is on the rise in Indianapolis’ industrial market. Midwest Real Estate … Continue reading

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IDI’s Armbruster: Staying busy in Cincinnati’s industrial market

Doug Armbruster, senior vice president and regional managing director with the Cincinnati office of industrial real estate brokerage IDI, recently spoke to Midwest Real Estate News about the industrial real estate sector in his market, a market that includes both … Continue reading

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CRE debt bringing country to the next fiscal cliff?

Guest post by Nicholas Coburn, Bloomfield Capital While a majority of America is keenly aware of the housing bubble, and at least somewhat familiar with the unraveling of the European markets, little energy is being focused on what may very … Continue reading

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CoStar Group: Analyzing what an Obama victory means for commercial real estate

The presidential election is over. And after all the negative campaigning, speeches and media talking heads — many of whom were incredibly wrong with their election predictions — it’s time to analyze just what an Obama re-election means for the … Continue reading

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