Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Biggest Loser targets Midwest with opening of new resort in Chicago suburbs

The Biggest Loser isn’t just a TV show — albeit an extremely popular one — on NBC. No, it’s an entire weight-loss and fitness empire. And the Midwest is about to find this out. The country’s fourth Biggest Loser Resort … Continue reading

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As Kansas City market heats up, so does Block’s business

Ken Block considers 2013 to be a very good year, both for the Kansas City region and for his real estate company, Block Real Estate Services. And no wonder. Kansas City-based Block Real Estate Services recently earned approval for two … Continue reading

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Outpatient care invades our neighborhoods: How the Affordable Care Act impacts healthcare real estate transactions

Guest post by John Tufano, Roetzel & Andress The future of healthcare delivery calls for doctors and hospitals to pool resources to reduce spending and improve the overall quality of care. Carrying through 2013, this paradigm shift changes the way … Continue reading

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Good companies one of the secrets to Des Moines’ strong CRE market

Kevin Crowley, commercial sales manager with the West Des Moines office of Iowa Realty Commercial, says that there’s an important reason why the Des Moines commercial real estate market not only survived the economic downturn but is in the middle … Continue reading

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Colliers scores big assignment; to manage worldwide properties of telecom giant

Colliers International has won yet another big property-management task as Telecom giant BT has appointed the company to manage its worldwide property interests outside of Ireland and the UK. As part of the deal, Colliers International’s corporate solutions team will … Continue reading

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How committed is Dan Gilbert to downtown Detroit? Jones Lang LaSalle charts it

Just how impressive has Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert’s commitment to downtown Detroit been? Just ask Jones Lang LaSalle. The real estate firm recently released a chart — part of its new chart of the month feature — highlighting Gilbert’s … Continue reading

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Kraus-Anderson, BWBR Architects work together to build a new kind of school in Minnesota

Not all schools work for all students. That’s the challenge that Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson Construction Company and St. Paul, Minn.-based architecture firm BWBR Architects face in designing and building a new school designed to serve kindergarteners through eighth-graders with special education … Continue reading

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