Monthly Archives: July 2016

Developers to bring more than 3,200 new apartment units to Milwaukee market this year

by Dan Rafter If you’re driving through Milwaukee, don’t be surprised by all the construction cranes. According to the latest research report from Marcus & Millichap, construction crews will be building plenty of new apartment buildings in this city. Marcus … Continue reading

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Whole Foods’ new distribution center to make big impact on Chicago’s South Side, entire Midwest

by Dan Rafter Whole Foods this week began construction of a new Midwest distribution center that will bring more than 100 new jobs to the South Side of Chicago and help the company better serve its growing roster of stores … Continue reading

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As industrial market continues to soar, more users buying instead of leasing

by Dan Rafter The officials at Elk Grove Village, Illinois-based Brown Commercial Group are seeing a trend: Industrial users today are growing ever more interested in buying their warehouses and distribution centers. More of them are buying instead of leasing … Continue reading

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Stability and predictability in CRE? Property management offers them both

By Dan Rafter How important is a strong property management division for commercial real estate companies that want to continue to grow? Randel Waites, principal for property management with the Chicago office of Avison Young, says that it’s not only … Continue reading

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Absorption levels soar in Indianapolis industrial market

  by Dan Rafter The greater Indianapolis market absorbed more than 1.9 million square feet of industrial space in the second quarter of this year. If that sounds like a strong number, it is: Cushman & Wakefield, in its second-quarter … Continue reading

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Savvy retailers use Pokemon Go to boost foot traffic at their shops

  by Dan Rafter Smart retailers take advantage of hot trends. Just look at the way some are having, and boosting their foot traffic, with the Pokemon Go mobile game. If you don’t know what Pokemon Go is, here’s a … Continue reading

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Cincinnati industrial market absorbs more than 19 million square feet since start of 2012

by Dan Rafter The Cincinnati industrial market is showing no signs of a slowdown, according to the latest numbers from CBRE. CBRE reported that the availability rate in the Cincinnati industrial market fell from 5 percent to 4.4 percent in … Continue reading

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