Category Archives: national commercial real estate

Midwest industrial real estate just got even hotter, thanks to a bigger, better Panama Canal

  Guest post by Margy Sweeney  The mother of all short-cuts for the supply chain world—the Panama Canal—just got a lot bigger this June, and so did the ships that move through it. As a result, the Midwest industrial real … Continue reading

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Cushman & Wakefield finds a slowdown in U.S. office market

by Dan Rafter The U.S. office market is showing signs of cooling, according to the latest research from Cushman & Wakefield. This doesn’t mean, though, that the market is struggling. In fact, rents rose and vacancies fell in the office … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers, Millennials combine to drive retail trends

by Dan Rafter Millennials have received a lot of press for their impact on retailers. But Baby Boomers continue to exert their own influence on the world of retailing, according to the latest research from Marcus & Millichap. The power … Continue reading

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The best choice? Clinton’s home, Trump’s abode or the White House?

by Dan Rafter Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will be moving into a new home in 2017. And when one of these two campaigners does move into the White House, what will they most enjoy about their new home and … Continue reading

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Should multifamily developers, owners start to worry?

by Dan Rafter By now, you know the story: Apartment rents across the country, including in the Midwest, continue to rise. At the same time, the demand for new apartments everywhere from Columbus to Indianapolis to downtown Omaha is soaring. … Continue reading

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Kessler: Crowdfunding continuing to earn respect from commercial real estate investors

by Dan Rafter David Kessler, national director for commercial real estate at accounting, tax and advisory firm CohnReznick, has studied the relationship between commercial real estate and crowdfunding carefully. He points to the old formula of supply and demand as … Continue reading

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Will rising interest rates slow commercial real estate deals? Execs are worried

by Dan Rafter Commercial real estate leaders are confident in the strength of the commercial real estate market. But they’re also realistic enough to recognize that all commercial sectors will face their own challenges in the coming months. And they’re … Continue reading

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