Category Archives: Indianapolis commercial real estate

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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JLL: Indianapolis’ skyline office towers in demand

by Dan Rafter Indianapolis’ office market continues to hit new heights, with JLL reporting that rents for the office buildings that make up the city’s skyline are now averaging about $20 a square foot. That’s the first time these skyline … Continue reading

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Latest research: Indiana still a manufacturing, logistics leader

by Dan Rafter Indiana has always been known as a leader in manufacturing and logistics. Its central location helps, as does its skilled workforce and pro-business government. The infographic below, created by JLL, provides yet more evidence that Indiana remains … Continue reading

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Your CRE professional does what? A look at the hobbies of some of the Midwest’s most successful commercial pros

Your CRE professional does what? A look at the hobbies of some of the Midwest’s most successful commercial pros By Dan Rafter, Editor We all have hobbies. But do you play trumpet in a wedding band? Do you race cars? … Continue reading

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E-commerce continues to drive demand in U.S. industrial market, according to Avison Young report

by Dan Rafter E-commerce continues to drive the industrial market across the United States, forcing owners and occupiers to adapt to consumers’ increasing desires to order products one day and have them show up on their front porches in 48 … Continue reading

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Associated Bank’s Schmidt: People matter when it comes to commercial financing

by Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News spoke with Paul Schmidt, Associated Bank’s head of commercial real estate, about what it takes for investors and developers to qualify for commercial financing today. The key, Schmidt says, is the people behind the … Continue reading

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JLL: Indianapolis office market hits lowest vacancy rate since 2008

by Dan Rafter The Indianapolis-area office market thrived during the first quarter of 2016, notching five leases of more than 40,000 square feet. At the same time, the market saw seven capital markets transactions during the quarter, five of which … Continue reading

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