Category Archives: retail

Kraus-Anderson turning “wind-swept parking lot” into another destination in downtown Minneapolis

by Dan Rafter Minneapolis developer Kraus-Anderson celebrated the ground-breaking on its new 100,000-square-foot headquarters April 28. But the night was about more than the new five-story building at 525 S. 8th St. in downtown Minneapolis. It was about a master … Continue reading

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Despite bankruptcies and online disruption, U.S. shopping centers enjoy steady start to 2016

by Dan Rafter Higher rents and fewer empty spaces, that’s what the owners of shopping centers across the United States are enjoying today. Cushman & Wakefield’s first-quarter U.S. Shopping Center Snapshot shows that while shopping centers across the country aren’t … Continue reading

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Marcus & Millichap report brings plenty of good news

by Dan Rafter Consumers might not be thrilled with the U.S. economy, but at least their confidence is growing. That is the message from Marcus & Millichap in its latest national retail research report. According to the report, core retail … 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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Good news from CBRE: 2015 was a record-setting year for commercial real estate in Kansas City

by Dan Rafter Developers and builders were busy throughout 2015, adding 2.8 million new multifamily units alone during the year, according to the latest research from CBRE. The CBRE Commercial Real Estate Outlook for 2016 for Kansas City contained plenty … Continue reading

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More than 200 CRE pros brave the weather for Midwest Real Estate News’ annual Detroit Commercial Real Estate Summit

by Dan Rafter Yes, the weather was bad, with heavy snow falling across the Detroit area. But that didn’t stop more than 200 commercial real estate professionals from gathering Feb. 25 at the Westin Southfield Detroit in Southfield, Michigan, for … Continue reading

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NAI Isaac: Lexington’s downtown office market closed 2015 on hot streak

by Dan Rafter The office market in Lexington’s Central Business District enjoyed a strong 2015, according to the year-end commercial real estate report released by NAI Isaac. According to NAI Isaac’s numbers, the CBD office market in Lexington ended 2015 … Continue reading

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