Category Archives: Omaha commercial real estate

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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Husch Blackwell completes largest law firm merger this year

by Dan Rafter Following a merger earlier this year, law firm Husch Blackwell now boasts one of the largest real estate law practices not only in the Midwest but across the country. Husch Blackwell and Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. joined … Continue reading

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Milwaukee, Omaha and Columbus all seeing big increases in apartment rents

by Dan Rafter Where are apartment rents rising the fastest? According to apartment Web site Abodo, Milwaukee led the way, seeing the biggest increase in one-bedroom apartment rents from June to July of this year. Apartment rents for one-bedroom apartments … Continue reading

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Average apartment sizes fall to 10-year low

by Dan Rafter Developers continue to add modern multifamily units to cities across the Midwest. And these new units? They’re getting smaller. According to RENTCafe, the average size of apartment units completed in 2016 has fallen to 934 square feet. … Continue reading

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NorthMarq’s Blumberg: Skin in the game matters when it comes to commercial financing

by Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke to Susan Blumberg, senior vice president and managing director with the Chicago office of NorthMarq Capital, about how busy developers and investors are these days when it comes to requesting commercial … Continue reading

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Pro-business attitude keeps bringing large companies to Omaha

by Dan Rafter Most people are surprised when they learn that so many Fortune 500 and 1000 companies do business from Omaha. But David Levy, partner with Omaha law firm Baird Holm, said that they shouldn’t be. Levy said that … Continue reading

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Commercial real estate activity continues to soar in Omaha market

by Dan Rafter Timothy Kerrigan describes the sales, leasing and new-construction activity in the Omaha market with one word: robust. It’s an unusual word for Omaha’s CRE market. Kerrigan, a vice president specializing in office, land and investment for Omaha’s … Continue reading

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