Monthly Archives: December 2013

Cushman & Wakefield: Expect the office market to grow in 2014 and 2015

by Dan Rafter As 2013 comes to its end, this is a good time to look ahead to what the coming year might hold for commercial real estate. Cushman & Wakefield earlier this month did exactly that, releasing its Global … Continue reading

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RealtyTrac: Foreclosures still driving down residential prices

by Dan Rafter Foreclosures hurt more than just those families who’ve lost their homes. They drag down the value of housing in entire neighborhoods. And that’s bad news, too, for commercial real estate professionals. Real estate professionals want confident consumers. … Continue reading

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Developers Semarjian and Lichter make another investment in southwest Ohio

by Dan Rafter Developers Chris Semarjian and Stuart Lichter are closing 2013 by making another investment in southwest Ohio, this time buying a SuperValu Warehouse at 1003 Bellbrook Ave. in Xenia, Ohio. SuperValu formerly operated the 522,000-square-foot facility as a … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Bender: Mastering marketing tactics both old-fashioned and new

by Dan Rafter How committed is Jeffrey Bender to marketing and to Cassidy Turley? Just look at his motorcycle. Bender, principal and senior vice president of industrial sales and leasing for the Cincinnati office of Cassidy Turley, rides a motorcycle … Continue reading

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The most exciting small cities in the country? The Midwest has plenty of them

by Dan Rafter Manhattan ranks as one of the most exciting small cities in the United States. Of course, we’re talking about Manhattan, Kansas. The lesser-known Manhattan was one of four Midwest cities that made the Movoto real estate blog’s … Continue reading

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DTZ: Minneapolis to remain one of most affordable office markets in next two years

by Dan Rafter Minneapolis will remain one of the most affordable office markets in the country in the coming year. That’s according to the 2014 Outlook published recently by property-services company DTZ. John Wickes, Americas head of research for DTZ … Continue reading

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Martin, Goodrich & Waddell: Land market on the rise

by Dan Rafter Noticed that land prices are rising? You’re not alone. Mark Mommsen and Josh Waddell, of Sycamore, Ill.-based Martin, Goodrich & Waddell, Inc. Real Estate Services, say the same thing in their new report, “Transitional Land: The Liquidation … Continue reading

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