Category Archives: Kentucky commercial real estate

Breaking into Louisville: Ecommerce fuels Browning’s 300-acre Velocity65 warehouse development

by Dan Rafter Looking for a reason why Browning Investments decided that now was the right time to build its first spec industrial project in the Louisville market? It comes down to ecommerce, and the continued rise of online shopping. … Continue reading

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Louisville still driving Kentucky’s economic fortunes

by Dan Rafter Kentucky has several important metro areas, with cities such as Lexington, Bowling Green and Covington serving as economic engines for the state. But today, no single metropolitan area is providing as big of a boost to the … Continue reading

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Three Midwest industrial markets — besides Chicago’s — that are thriving today

by Dan Rafter Chicago gets plenty of press — well-deserved — for the strength of its industrial market. But the city isn’t the only Midwest industrial market that is thriving today. In fact, there are three other Midwest industrial markets … Continue reading

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Marcus & Millichap report: All is not gloomy for retailers

by Dan Rafter You might think that all brick-and-mortar retailers are struggling today, what with Amazon and online sales a constant threat. But the truth is more complicated, as the latest national retail forecast from Marcus & Millichap highlights. Yes, … Continue reading

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ABODO report: Detroit sees fifth-highest jump in apartment rents in September

by Dan Rafter The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment jumped 6 percent in Detroit from August to September of this year. This gave Detroit the fifth-biggest one-bedroom rent jump during this time in the country, according to the latest … Continue reading

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Tourists providing boost to Louisville’s CRE sectors

by Dan Rafter David Hardy, managing director at the Louisville office of CBRE, agreed that the hottest market in Louisville today is industrial. Louisville has become a magnet for users seeing to centralize their distribution options, Hardy said. “We are … Continue reading

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Steady CRE market keeps Lexington strong

  by Dan Rafter The best word to describe the commercial real estate market in Lexington, Kentucky? Steady. Consider the latest research from Lexington’s NAI Isaac. According to the company’s mid-year commercial real estate report, the retail vacancy rate in … Continue reading

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