Monthly Archives: February 2015

Good news for the office market — mostly

by Dan Rafter The recession hit the office market hard, and this commercial real estate sector is still trying to recover. That’s the bad news. The good news? According to the latest research from Marcus & Millichap, that recovery is … Continue reading

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Think the Internet is changing the way you do business? Try being a mortgage loan officer

by Dan Rafter The Internet has certainly changed the way commercial real estate professionals do business. But the impact hat the Web has had on other professions has been positively enormous. Just look at the latest survey by Discover Home … Continue reading

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CBRE wraps retail leasing at Milwaukee’s Avenir mixed-use development

  by Dan Rafter It doesn’t seem like the biggest of retail deals: Zoup! — which, as its name suggests is a national soup-themed restaurant franchise — earlier this year leased 2,230 square feet in Wangard Partners’ Avenir mixed-use project … Continue reading

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Consolidations keep hitting Michigan’s healthcare market

by Dan Rafter Consolidations have long been a trend in healthcare real estate, with large medical providers merging with or acquiring other health systems in big numbers. That trend has been especially prevalent throughout Michigan in the last two years. … Continue reading

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Colliers International: Cleveland’s thriving downtown the key to leasing The Arcade

by Dan Rafter Downtown Cleveland is booming today. And The Arcade retail center is in the exact heart of the city’s CBD. To Chris Seelig, first vice president and principal with the Cleveland office of Colliers International, that prime location … Continue reading

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NAI Daus: Future is bright for Cleveland office market

by Dan Rafter How positive is the year-end 2014 office report from Cleveland’s NAI Daus? The headline on the report itself tells the tale: “The future is bright!” it declares. It’s hard to argue. NAI Daus had plenty of positives … Continue reading

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Morrissey’s view: Twin Cities hotel sector stronger than ever

by Dan Rafter Bill Morrissey has never seen a stronger hotel market in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market than the one he’s working in now. This is good timing. St. Paul, Minn.-based Morrissey Hospitality Companies is developing a four-story Hilton Home2 … Continue reading

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