Category Archives: industrial real estate

Northwest Indiana’s industrial boom only expected to continue, despite low supply

by Declan Harty Northwest Indiana was one of 2016’s fastest growing markets for industrial properties in the Chicagoland area, according to research compiled from JLL. The area ranked at No. 8 in total net absorption of industrial space in the … Continue reading

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Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference panelists: Expect a big 2017 for Chicago CRE

by Dan Rafter What does 2017 hold for commercial real estate? That was a key question during the 15th annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast conference held today by REJournals. Some of the biggest names in the Chicago commercial real estate … Continue reading

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Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference icons: Country’s uncertainty bleeding into CRE industry

by Dan Rafter The Icons in Real Estate panel brought some of the biggest names in commercial real estate to REJournals’ 15th annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference today in Chicago. These commercial leaders shared their thoughts on how the … Continue reading

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Industrial market entering uncharted territory

by Dan Rafter The industrial market is booming across the Midwest, its performance ranking second only to the even busier multifamily market. It’s little surprise, then, that individual markets across the Midwest are experiencing historically low vacancy rates and higher … Continue reading

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Jason West: A fan of the entrepreneurial life

Jason West, executive managing director of brokerage services with the Rosemont, Illinois, office of Cushman & Wakefield, has worked in commercial real estate for more than two decades. And like others, he was drawn to this business by the entrepreneurial … Continue reading

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Space shortages make life challenging in industrial market

By Mike Antonelli, Brown Commercial Group  As the industrial market in Chicago and across the Midwest continues its strong run into 2017, several trends continue to impact the small to mid-sized owners and tenants in the market. While there has … Continue reading

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The power of Amazon, online shopping will only rise in 2017

by Dan Rafter The most important commercial real estate trend for 2017? In little surprise, it’s the continued rise of Amazon and online shopping. In its latest U.S. economic forecast, Cushman & Wakefield says that the popularity of e-commerce will … Continue reading

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