Category Archives: St. Louis real estate

It’s a continuing trend: Two-building office campus in St. Louis headed for online auction

by Dan Rafter Online real estate company Ten-X is auctioning off a two-building office tower campus in the St. Louis area. Bidders will see on Oct. 5 which buyer will become the new owner of the property. The sale of … 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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Office vacancy rates fall to lowest level since 2008

by Dan Rafter The office sector isn’t as hot as multifamily or industrial. But this sector is seeing steady improvement across the nation, according to the latest numbers from CBRE. According to CBRE, the vacancy rate of the U.S. office … Continue reading

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Construction loan activity hot as ever in Detroit, St. Louis, Chicago and other Midwest markets

by Dan Rafter More developers across the Midwest are seeking construction loans today. And when they hunt for these loans? More often they are turning to alternative lenders. Just ask Kevin Farrell, senior director of originations, and Mike Belliissimo, chief … 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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More Midwest cities now earning high walkability scores

  by Dan Rafter Cities are investing more dollars into making their neighborhoods friendlier to pedestrians. And that’s good news: A growing number of people are interested in moving to urban areas in which they can walk to stores, restaurants, public … Continue reading

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The trend continues: Industrial markets thriving across the Midwest

by Dan Rafter The St. Louis industrial market absorbed more than 470,000 square feet in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest numbers from CBRE. This continues a trend that is taking place across the Midwest: Local … Continue reading

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