Monthly Archives: October 2013

Lots of Walgreens in your neighborhood? You’re not alone

by Dan Rafter Seeing more Walgreens and CVS stores in your neighborhood? You’re not alone. The number of chain drug stores across the Midwest and the country continues to rise, according to the most recent national net lease drug store … Continue reading

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Jones Lang LaSalle: The highest office rents in the world

by Dan Rafter Where are the most expensive cities to set up an office? Jones Lang LaSalle recently took a look at this question and came up with the 12 most expensive office locations. Only two of these locations, surprisingly … Continue reading

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Where to trick-or-treat this year, and haunted houses for sale

by Dan Rafter No one wants Dum Dums suckers or pennies in their trick-or-treat bag. But where can you find the best Halloween candy, the king-size Twix bars or full-size Hersheys? ZipRealty has some suggestions. Yes, the real estate company … Continue reading

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Rock County Development Agency shows the power of EDCs

by Dan Rafter Want to attract new businesses and construction projects to your county? A strong economic development corporation helps. And few EDCs are as strong as the Rock County Development Agency in Janesville, Wis. Midwest Real Estate News recently … Continue reading

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CBRE closes largest apartment deal in Twin Cities in two years

by Dan Rafter Certain real estate deals stand out. Capri Capital Partners’ sale of the Stoneleigh at the Reserve Apartments in Plymouth, Minn., is one of them. Why? The apartment sale ranks as the largest apartment transaction in the Minneapolis/St. … Continue reading

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Social, environmental changes drawing more women to commercial real estate

by Jo Anne Gottfried, Executive Vice President, Urban Innovations Commercial real estate  is a much more hospitable field for women today than it was when I started in the business 25 years ago, and it appears that young women view … Continue reading

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The hottest retail sector today? Dollar stores

by Dan Rafter It seems like an ordinary retail transaction: Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s net lease investment group recently closed the sale of an 8,320-square-foot Family Dollar store in Indianapolis. But such sales are becoming a trend. Few sectors of … Continue reading

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