Category Archives: Kansas City commercial real estate

Milwaukee, Omaha and Columbus all seeing big increases in apartment rents

by Dan Rafter Where are apartment rents rising the fastest? According to apartment Web site Abodo, Milwaukee led the way, seeing the biggest increase in one-bedroom apartment rents from June to July of this year. Apartment rents for one-bedroom apartments … Continue reading

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Amazon to open third fulfillment center in Kansas City region

by Dan Rafter Amazon continues to make an impact in the Kansas City commercial market, announcing plans to open an 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Kansas City, Kansas. The center will be the online retailer’s third in the Kansas City region. … Continue reading

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Hunt Midwest’s new multifamily project to provide a boost to Kansas community

by Dan Rafter There’s plenty to like about downtown Overland Park in Kansas: The city’s urban center is pedestrian-friendly, dotted with shops and restaurants. It boasts an active farmer’s market, a busy community center and an historic theater that brings … Continue reading

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NorthMarq’s Blumberg: Skin in the game matters when it comes to commercial financing

by Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke to Susan Blumberg, senior vice president and managing director with the Chicago office of NorthMarq Capital, about how busy developers and investors are these days when it comes to requesting commercial … Continue reading

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More Midwest cities now earning high walkability scores

  by Dan Rafter Cities are investing more dollars into making their neighborhoods friendlier to pedestrians. And that’s good news: A growing number of people are interested in moving to urban areas in which they can walk to stores, restaurants, public … Continue reading

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Apartment rents reach another all-time high

by Dan Rafter Apartment living isn’t getting any cheaper, with the amount that renters are paying each month in rent rising yet again in May. The most recent Yardi Matrix multifamily report said that the nationwide average apartment rent rose … 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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