Category Archives: multi-family

Diverse economy continues to fuel Omaha’s hot commercial real estate market

  by Dan Rafter There are plenty of reasons why Omaha’s commercial real estate market is performing so well. But Trenton Magid, executive vice president with Omaha’s NAI NP Dodge, says that diversity might be the key. Omaha is powered … Continue reading

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Berkadia’s Blechschmidt: Few concerns about overbuilding in Midwest apartment market

by Dan Rafter   Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke with Chris Blechschmidt, general manager in the Chicago office of Berkadia, about the strength of the Midwest apartment market and the strengths that borrowers have to display when seeking financing … Continue reading

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Apartment construction to hit 10-year high in 2016

by Dan Rafter Developers are expected to add more apartment units across the United States this year than they have in the last decade, according to new research from RENTCafe. According to the company, more than 320,000 new apartments are … Continue reading

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Bellwether’s Effler: A golden age in the multifamily market

by Dan Rafter The apartment market remains red-hot across the Midwest. DJ Effler, senior vice president in the Columbus office of Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital, sees this up close. His thoughts? He cites this as a golden age in … 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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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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Looking for financing? The basics still matter

by Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke with James Cope, executive vice president and managing director with commercial financing company Walker & Dunlop, about the steps investors, owners and developers must take when seeking commercial financing. Cope said … Continue reading

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