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ABODO study: Apartment rents starting to rise again

The average one-bedroom apartment is renting for $1,016 a month this June across the United States, according to a recent report from ABODO. That’s up a bit from the lowest point of the year, an average of $1,003 in March. … Continue reading

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Smart mall owners? They rely on technology to make their centers strong

by Dan Rafter When analysts list the reasons why shopping malls are struggling, they inevitably point to technology. This makes sense: Tech and online shopping have certainly reshaped the shopping habits of the U.S. consumer. For many, the rise of … Continue reading

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Baby boomers have high expectations for senior housing. Developers aim to deliver

by Sara Freund Amenities that create a more thoughtful community are a trend in nearly every commercial sector—and senior housing is no exception. Matt Booma, executive vice president of CA Senior Living, knows that in this market going beyond the essentials is … Continue reading

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JLL: Office vacancies continue to fall in Columbus market

by Dan Rafter Vacancy rates are down and asking rents are up in the Columbus office market. But that doesn’t mean that Ohio’s capital city doesn’t face challenges in this sector. Those are the takeaways from the latest research report … Continue reading

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Indianapolis, Kansas City and Columbus make Cushman & Wakefield’s list of top tech cities

Washington D.C. and cities dotting the Silicon Valley may have grabbed the first spots on Cushman & Wakefield’s inaugural Tech Cities 1.0 U.S. report, but Midwest cities also had a good showing on the company’s list of the top 25 … Continue reading

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Cyber risks and commercial real estate

by Ed Wlodarczyk, president and chief executive officer Prairie Stone Investors Imagine a Fortune 500 executive suite’s relief as it completes a relocation of its national corporate headquarters. Such a move generally evokes ideas of future savings through the latest … Continue reading

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Colliers report debunks the myth of brick-and-mortar retail’s death

by Dan Rafter It’s easy when reading of the latest round of store closures to think that online shopping has already killed brick-and-mortar retailers. But a new retail spotlight from Colliers International says that physical stores aren’t quite dead yet. … Continue reading

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