Monthly Archives: March 2014

Spec industrial building providing a boost to Louisville’s CRE market

by Dan Rafter Spec industrial building has returned to Louisville. And Powell Spears, managing member and industrial group leader with the Louisville office of Cassidy Turley, said that the spec trend couldn’t have happened at a better time. “Class-A industrial … Continue reading

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An evolving office market in Cleveland

by Dan Rafter Brian Hurtuk knows the Cleveland office market. He’s managing director and executive vice president with the Cleveland office of Colliers International. And he’s long studied the office trends in this market. What he sees today is an … Continue reading

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Succeeding in property management? It’s not easy

by Dan Rafter Property management has become an increasingly popular way for commercial real estate firms to add to their bottom lines. But succeeding in property management is no simple task. Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke to Michael Kalil, … Continue reading

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Is your city’s downtown one of the best?

by Dan Rafter Does your city’s downtown rank as among the best? You might think so, but if you’re in the Midwest, Livability.com disagrees with you. Unless you happen to live in Indianapolis. Livability.com recently published its latest list of … Continue reading

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It’s official: Cabela’s loves Minnesota

by Dan Rafter Wes Remmer doesn’t hesitate: Yes, Cabela’s loves Minnesota and its people. Cabela’s Incorporated, the giant retailer specializing in hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, will prove this once again on May 15. That’s when the newest Minnesota Cabela’s … Continue reading

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Did the bankruptcy signal a new start in Detroit?

by Dan Rafter A new balance sheet. That’s what David Friedman, president and chief executive officer of Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Friedman Integrated Real Estate Services, says Detroit now has following the city’s bankruptcy filing last year. “I don’t think that … Continue reading

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The value of stability: Steady recovery continues in Omaha CRE market

by Dan Rafter Trenton Magid, principal and founder of Omaha’s World Group Commercial Real Estate, describes the Omaha commercial real estate market as a stable one. And he’s far from alone. The brokers doing business in Nebraska’s largest city say … Continue reading

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