Category Archives: industrial real estate

Vacancy rates keep falling in Detroit’s industrial market

by Dan Rafter Detroit’s industrial market is on the rise. Need proof? Check out Signature Associates’ first quarter industrial review. According to Signature’s numbers, the vacancy rate in the Detroit-area industrial market fell to 7.20 percent at the end of … Continue reading

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The trend continues: Industrial markets thriving across the Midwest

by Dan Rafter The St. Louis industrial market absorbed more than 470,000 square feet in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest numbers from CBRE. This continues a trend that is taking place across the Midwest: Local … Continue reading

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Kansas City industrial market absorbs more than 780,000 square feet in first quarter

by Dan Rafter Industrial users are targeting Kansas City today. This shouldn’t be surprising; the city boasts a great location in the center of the country and a strong system of highways and rail lines. Because of this, Kansas City’s … Continue reading

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NAI Hiffman’s Mark Moran: I-88 corridor, Chicago industrial market both thriving

by Dan Rafter Mark Moran, executive vice president and partner with NAI Hiffman in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, has seen plenty of industrial markets. So he knows a strong one when he sees it. Today, he sees an exceptionally strong industrial … Continue reading

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Cushman & Wakefield: Industrial vacancies in Cincinnati market reach 15-year low

by Dan Rafter The Cincinnati-area industrial market enjoyed a busy — if not booming — first quarter of the year, with Cushman & Wakefield reporting that it absorbed a strong 774,000 square feet during the first three months of 2016. … Continue reading

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Still solid and steady for industrial in Illinois’ I-88 corridor

by Dan Rafter NAI Hiffman’s Mark Moran, Steve Connolly and Brett Tomfohrde earlier this year made their own impact on the I-88 corridor. The brokers, who make up NAI Hiffman’s Industrial Services Group, closed three industrial transactions in this solid … Continue reading

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Pro-business attitude keeps bringing large companies to Omaha

by Dan Rafter Most people are surprised when they learn that so many Fortune 500 and 1000 companies do business from Omaha. But David Levy, partner with Omaha law firm Baird Holm, said that they shouldn’t be. Levy said that … Continue reading

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