Monthly Archives: August 2014

Ford Land: Providing modern office space for small businesses in Michigan

by Dan Rafter Need modern, furnished executive office space? Ford Land, the real estate arm of Ford Motor Company, is now offering this space for lease in its hometown of Dearborn, Mich. Fard Land hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the … Continue reading

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It’s been nine years coming, but Bielenberg Gardens project becoming a reality

by Dan Rafter The site first popped onto United Properties’ radar in 2005. And why not? As Keith Ulstad, senior vice president with United Properties, says, the plot of land is located in a strategic location in the Minneapolis suburb … Continue reading

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Auction.com’s Rick Sharga: How strong is the U.S. housing market?

by Dan Rafter Few factors influence the state of commercial real estate quite like the ups or downs of the country’s residential housing market. So what do real estate experts think about the recent performance of housing? This new video … Continue reading

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Opus bringing new life to 147-year-old former campus infirmary

by Dan Rafter The Opus Group has decades of experience renovating and expanding collegiate facilities. The company has also tackled its share of renovations at historic buildings. That’s good news for the school leaders at Shattuck-St. Mary’s, an Episcopal boarding … Continue reading

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Dakota Insight Land & Investments: Making an impact in the Bakken

by Dan Rafter Plenty of commercial real estate companies have flocked to the Bakken Shale region of North Dakota. And why not? The region is producing a steady stream of both oil and opportunity. Someone has to build all the … Continue reading

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Making an impact: Buckingham Companies to bring hotel, retail and apartments to Vanderbilt University neighborhood

by Dan Rafter Indianapolis developer Buckingham Companies is set to make a major impact on the Vanderbilt University campus area in Nashville. The company will soon begin construction of a 600,000-square-foot mixed-use development that will bring 350 apartments, a 180-room … Continue reading

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IREM report: Shopping centers generating more income

by Dan Rafter Shopping centers across the country are generating more sales and income, based on the latest findings from Chicago-based IREM. The association’s 2014 Income/Expense Analysis: Shopping Centers reports that the median income for open shopping centers across the … Continue reading

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