Monthly Archives: January 2014

Opportunities develop through adaptive reuse

Guest column by Dan Hampton, Managing Director and Head of Commercial Real Estate, BMO Harris Bank As developers and city governments look to revitalize older urban areas, an increasingly popular tactic is adaptive reuse, adapting an old building or larger … Continue reading

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InterPark searching for developer for key downtown Minneapolis site

by Dan Rafter One of the largest developers and owners of parking lots hopes to bring a big change to a key corner in downtown Minneapolis. InterPark LLC — which owns, develops and manages parking facilities across the United States … Continue reading

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Colliers International: St. Louis office market continues slow recovery

by Dan Rafter The good news from the fourth-quarter 2013 St. Louis office report from Colliers International? Office vacancies are falling across the St. Louis market. The bad news? Those vacancies are still too high. Colliers reported that the overall … Continue reading

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Still strong after 25 years: CORFAC International network traces beginnings to long-ago breakfast

by Dan Rafter Steve Podolsky can trace the beginnings of the CORFAC International network to a 1986 breakfast meeting in the coffee shop of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Manhattan during a SIOR convention. Now a quarter of a century … Continue reading

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Cassidy Turley’s State of Real Estate: Expect a strong 2014 in Indianapolis

by Dan Rafter Cassidy Turley held its Indianapolis State of Real Estate Event in January. The news was good, as Indianapolis’ commercial real estate market continues its strong recovery. The event coincided with Cassidy Turley’s 2014 market outlook for Indianapolis. … Continue reading

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Kraus-Anderson, Elion Partners to bring new life to 700,000-square-foot corporate campus in Minnesota

by Dan Rafter A key corner in the Minneapolis market will soon be home to a mixed-use development including offices, shops, restaurants and a future hotel, thanks to a partnership between Minneapolis’ Kraus-Anderson and Aventura, Fla.-based Elion Partners. The two … Continue reading

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NAI Bergman’s David Metz: What it takes to succeed

by Dan Rafter It’s not easy to be a top-producing commercial broker in any market. But to succeed today when the commercial real estate market is still coming out of its doldrums? That takes real skill. And that’s what David … Continue reading

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