Monthly Archives: January 2013

Outsiders now taking a closer look at Grand Rapids, West Michigan

Bob Salsberry, managing director for West Michigan operations with Signature Associates, knows that the western portion of his state has turned a corner. Why? Developers, retailers and investors from outside the Western Michigan market are making plans to do business … Continue reading

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Irgens VP: Healthcare construction industry evolves as patients change the way they seek care

It’s a myth that healthcare construction hasn’t suffered during the economy’s down times. The theory goes that people still have to see their doctors when they’re sick or when they’ve broken their legs, whether they economy is booming or crashing. … Continue reading

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Walker & Dunlop’s Lee: Don’t expect any slowdown in Madison multi-family market

The multi-family market continues to impress. Ask any broker with any commercial office in any market: Multi-family is the one commercial sector that continues to thrive. This is no different in Madison, Wis. Just ask Mike Lee, a vice president … Continue reading

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Bellwether Enterprise’s Doyle: Lending dollars easier to come by in 2013

Jim Doyle, senior vice president at Cleveland-based Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital, has some good news for developers looking for bank financing to support their projects this year: That financing is getting easier to earn. Doyle, during a recent interview … Continue reading

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Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq’s Ohmes: We need less uncertainty from the government

Minnesota Real Estate Journal earlier this month spoke with Mike Ohmes, executive vice president for transaction and advisory services with Minneapolis’ Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq, about the state of commercial real estate in the Twin Cities. During the discussion Ohmes said … Continue reading

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LANE4 Property Group: Expect a strong retail market in Kansas City in 2013

This year looks to be a strong one for retailers across the Midwest, judging by the retail reports coming from commercial real estate firms. The latest bit of good news comes from Kansas City-based LANE4 Property Group, which released its … Continue reading

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Meijer set to make big impact in Milwaukee

For their size, both Milwaukee and Madison don’t have an abundance of big-name retailers. But that is starting to change, according to Andy Fishler, a retail real estate advisor with Milwaukee-based The Boerke Company, Inc. Fishler points to the big … Continue reading

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