Category Archives: industrial real estate

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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DLA Piper survey: Real estate execs still like CRE – but they have some concerns

by Dan Rafter Executives are still high on the commercial real estate industry. This doesn’t mean, though, that they don’t have concerns about future economic turmoil slowing commercial deals. That’s the big takeaway from DLA Piper’s 2016 State of the … Continue reading

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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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