Category Archives: Missouri commercial real estate

It’s complicated: A real estate market without product types

By Margy Sweeney Try telling a Millennial they can’t play where they work, or work where they live and shop. You won’t get far. The generation that brought us the status of “It’s Complicated” is changing the commercial real estate … Continue reading

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A new era of downtown high-rise apartments dawning in urban St. Louis?

by Dan Rafter The challenge in St. Louis’ urban core has long been the same: Renters looking for modern, high-rise apartments had no option. That appears to be changing. Construction is underway now at Two Twelve, a 26-story mixed-use building … Continue reading

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More good news for multifamily brokers, developers: Number of renter-dominated cities keeps growing

by Dan Rafter Here is some good news for brokers and developers working in the multifamily business: In 21 U.S. cities with a population of 100,000 or more, more than 50 percent of the households are made up of renters, … Continue reading

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ABODO study: Apartment rents falling across the Midwest since start of year

by Dan Rafter Apartment rents have taken a dip in two of Ohio’s largest cities this February, according to the latest national apartment report from ABODO. ABODO, an apartment-search Web site, reported that the median rent for one-bedroom apartment units … 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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Industrial market in boom mode across Midwest — Kansas City a great example

by Dan Rafter Is the industrial market showing any signs of a slowdown at the start of 2017? Not in any of the Midwest’s major markets. The latest research from Cushman & Wakefield is just the latest sign that industrial … Continue reading

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Malls still have their place – but they need to adapt

by Dan Rafter Shopping malls were already struggling. Then Sears announced it would close 150 Sears and Kmart locations. Macy’s announced it will shutter 68 stores. These stores are anchors for malls across the Midwest. The new round of closings … Continue reading

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