Category Archives: St. Louis real estate

ABODO study: Apartment rents starting to rise again

The average one-bedroom apartment is renting for $1,016 a month this June across the United States, according to a recent report from ABODO. That’s up a bit from the lowest point of the year, an average of $1,003 in March. … Continue reading

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Technology and innovation in St. Louis reshape the workplace

by Sara Freund The geography of innovation has changed—and St. Louis is leading the way. The Cortex Innovation Community in St. Louis is a prime example of an ‘innovation district,’ according to Brookings Institute researchers Bruce Katz and Julie Wagner. Innovation … Continue reading

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Spec construction rising, vacancies falling in St. Louis industrial market

by Dan Rafter The St. Louis industrial market got off to a hot start in 2017, with 1.69 million square feet of net absorption in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest research from Cushman & Wakefield. … Continue reading

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Meeting the challenges, embracing the opportunities in St. Louis

By Jared Stinehagen, Sara Investment St. Louis has long served as a crossroads for American industry with traditional manufacturing driving its economy through many periods of growth. Now in the digital age this metropolitan region in the center of the … Continue reading

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A strong retail market in store this year for most Midwest markets

by Dan Rafter Retailers across the country certainly face challenges today. But in the majority of major Midwest cities, the retail sector is actually seeing lower vacancies and higher rents. Credit the rise of specialty retailers, discount stores, fast-casual restaurants … 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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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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