Category Archives: Louisville commercial real estate

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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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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Paced by industrial market, Louisville commercial real estate market is soaring

by Dan Rafter Craig Collins, senior real estate advisor with Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Kentucky, says it simply: The Louisville commercial real estate market is hitting on all cylinders. It’s difficult to argue. Unemployment in this Kentucky city is down. … Continue reading

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As industrial market booms, developers get choosier about spec sites

by Dan Rafter The industrial market in the Midwest and across the country is booming. And with increased demand comes a rise in spec building in this market segment. But what are developers looking for today when it comes to … Continue reading

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Commercial Kentucky: Louisville industrial market poised for a strong 2016

by Dan Rafter The Louisville industrial market began 2016 on a positive note, with an overall vacancy rate of just 4.9 percent as 2015 drew to a close and 3.6 million square feet of new industrial space under construction. And … Continue reading

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