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Finance pros: Multifamily market still booming, overbuilding not yet a concern in Midwest

by Dan Rafter Minneapolis’ Dougherty Mortgage has been busy, fielding plenty of financing requests from investors who want to acquire and developers who want to build apartment complexes in the markets this commercial lender serves. Dougherty Mortgage isn’t alone, either. … Continue reading

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A record-shattering industrial market in Indianapolis

by Dan Rafter How strong was the Indianapolis industrial market in 2016? How about record-shattering? Cushman & Wakefield last month held its 35th annual State of Real Estate Indianapolis event, focusing on the continuing strength of commercial real estate in … Continue reading

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How the tax code rewards you for helping others

by Valerie Grunduski and Laurice Szydlowski Plante Moran Philanthropic taxpayers donate to charitable causes for a variety of reasons, from helping out their local communities, to supporting research into curing certain diseases, to providing aid to groups of people facing … Continue reading

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More good news for multifamily brokers, developers: Number of renter-dominated cities keeps growing

by Dan Rafter Here is some good news for brokers and developers working in the multifamily business: In 21 U.S. cities with a population of 100,000 or more, more than 50 percent of the households are made up of renters, … Continue reading

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Apartment rents becoming less affordable – but at a slower pace

by Dan Rafter Apartment rents are becoming less affordable to a growing number of U.S. renters. But if you’re looking for signs of hope? The percentage of renters who are spending too much on apartment rents is at least growing … Continue reading

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Midwest CBDs continue their hot streaks into 2017

by Dan Rafter The Central Business Districts of cities across the Midwest are hot, with the number of leases, sales and new developments continuing to rise in the centers of metro areas. The reason? People increasingly want to live in … Continue reading

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No wonder investors love apartments: Rents are still sky-high across the country

by Dan Rafter There’s a reason the multifamily sector remains the top choice of investors and developers: apartment rents are high, and demand for these units keeps rising. That’s the takeaway from ABODO’s 2016 rent report. According to the company, … Continue reading

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