Monthly Archives: July 2014

Wangard’s The Reef: Meeting a need, overcoming challenges

by Dan Rafter Most developers don’t have to worry about coral reefs that are more than 400 million years old when planning their latest multi-family developments. Stewart Wangard, though, does, at least with The Reef, the latest residential development taken … Continue reading

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Multi-family market slowing down? Not a chance

by Dan Rafter Downtown Minneapolis. St. Louis. Indianapolis. Downtown Chicago. Ann Arbor, and not just for student housing. The list of Midwest markets in which apartment rents are soaring, vacancies are plummeting and new multi-family buildings are rising is a … Continue reading

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Central Ohio industrial market still on a roll

by Dan Rafter Industrial real estate remains a hot commodity in the Central Ohio region. In its latest industrial report, Cassidy Turley says that the industrial real estate market in the area is still on a record-breaking pace in 2014. … Continue reading

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The power of local: Sometimes national names aren’t the best choice for commercial financing

Guest column by Michael Poe President, Inland Commercial Mortgage Group As the economic recovery marches on, many small commercial real estate owners in the Chicago market are beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel. National, regional … Continue reading

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GE investment makes Lafayette a major player in the aviation industry

by Dan Rafter Thanks to a $100 million investment by GE Aviation, Lafayette, Ind., has just become a bigger player in the aviation industry. GE Aviation, which manufactures jet engines and aircraft systems, is building a 225,000-square-foot, $100 million jet … Continue reading

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Dayton ready for its first Costco Wholesale store

by Dan Rafter The Dayton market will soon get its first Costco Wholesale store thanks in part to Oberer Companies. The new store, which will include 148,000 square feet and a gas station, is scheduled to open in November of … Continue reading

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The trend continues: CBRE Group acquires Chicago’s U.S. Equities

by Dan Rafter Last week, Midwest Real Estate News met with Jeffrey Rinkov, chief executive officer of Lee & Associates. During this meeting, Rinkov said that mergers and consolidations remain a hot trend in the commercial real estate world. As … Continue reading

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