Category Archives: Minneapolis commercial real estate

Want to spend less on commercial construction costs? Build now, not later

by Dan Rafter Ready to tackle a large-scale commercial construction project? Mortenson has some advice: Build now. That’s because Mortenson’s quarterly Construction Cost Index predicts that commercial construction costs will rise in six major markets across the country, including three … Continue reading

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A red-hot market? Data center business continues to boom

by Dan Rafter Microsoft, Oracle and a host of financial firms gobbled up big swaths of space in data centers across the Chicago market in 2016. These users helped make Chicago the third-busiest market for data center activity last year, … Continue reading

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Destination suburbs: The new choice for aging Millennials

Guest post by Steve Shepherd, Vice President, Colliers International MSP “I just want to cook a ham for the holidays and be surrounded by family and friends,” says one aging millennial, who as of late, is interested in finding balance … Continue reading

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No wonder investors love apartments: Rents are still sky-high across the country

by Dan Rafter There’s a reason the multifamily sector remains the top choice of investors and developers: apartment rents are high, and demand for these units keeps rising. That’s the takeaway from ABODO’s 2016 rent report. According to the company, … Continue reading

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Want to thrive in 2017? Follow the advice of these three CRE pros

by Dan Rafter This January, as always, we’ll be presenting our annual look at the most successful commercial real estate professionals throughout the Midwest in Midwest Real Estate News’ Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame issue. The best part about … Continue reading

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Welsh and Colliers report: Minneapolis industrial market avoids third-quarter slowdown

by Dan Rafter The Minneapolis industrial market might have suffered a summer lull, but today the market is booming, according to the latet research from Welsh and Colliers International. According to the companies’ research, the industrial vacancy rate in the … Continue reading

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Marcus & Millichap: Apartment market still sizzling as 2016 ends

by Dan Rafter Employers added more than 147,000 jobs from July through September in the Indianapolis market. That’s good news for apartment owners and developers: These jobs are drawing new people to the region, and these new residents need housing. … Continue reading

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