Category Archives: Kansas City commercial real estate

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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Amazon making a big impact in Kansas City with new fulfillment center

by Dan Rafter Amazon continues to make news in the Midwest, this time announcing that it will open a new fulfillment center in the Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton, Kansas. The new 800,000-square-foot facility will bring with it about … Continue reading

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Shared workspaces not just for Millennials

by Dan Rafter Shared workplaces can help companies save a significant amount of money, especially in the priciest office markets in the country. Because of this, commercial real estate brokers should expect more of their clients to at least investigate … Continue reading

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Good news from CBRE: 2015 was a record-setting year for commercial real estate in Kansas City

by Dan Rafter Developers and builders were busy throughout 2015, adding 2.8 million new multifamily units alone during the year, according to the latest research from CBRE. The CBRE Commercial Real Estate Outlook for 2016 for Kansas City contained plenty … Continue reading

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CBRE report: Operating a data center in Kansas City makes good financial sense

by Dan Rafter Want to build a data center? Kansas City, Missouri, is a good choice for a location. That’s because the city ranks as one of the most affordable markets for building, commissioning and operating a 5-megawatt enterprise data … Continue reading

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Is multifamily rent growth finally hitting a slow spell?

by Dan Rafter It finally happened: Multifamily rents across the United States hit a slowdown. According to the latest Matrix multifamily report from Yardi, U.S. multifamily rents flattened in October, staying level at an average of $1,166. This is the … Continue reading

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NSPJ Architects’ Homburg: Loving the controlled chaos of a career in architecture

by Dan Rafter Timothy Homburg started his career with NSPJ Architects in Prairie Village, Kansas, immediately after graduating from Kansas State University. He is now the co-president of the firm. Homburg recently spoke to Midwest Real Estate News about succeeding … Continue reading

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