Category Archives: Wichita commercial real estate

Single-family home rental rates not growing quickly in the Midwest

by Dan Rafter Landlords looking to make the most money by renting out single-family homes shouldn’t focus on the Midwest. Just two Midwest cities showed up in HomeUnion’s latest list of the 20 U.S. markets in which the monthly rents … Continue reading

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Project Downtown still a boon to Wichita

Guest post by J. Thomas Johnson NAI Martens “You can’t be a suburb of nothing.” I’m not sure who to attribute that quote to but it was pretty relevant to Downtown Wichita prior to the 2010 adoption of Project Downtown … Continue reading

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WalletHub to Midwest: You stink

by Dan Rafter Like living in a big city? Personal finance site WalletHub suggests that you move out of the Midwest. And if you must live in this part of the country? Move to Lexington. WalletHub recently published its 2015 … Continue reading

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Mid-America’s recent retail sales more proof of the strength of grocer anchors

by Dan Rafter It’s no secret that grocery-anchored retail centers continue to attract the attention of investors throughout the Midwest. And why not? A busy supermarket or high-end grocer brings a steady stream of customers to a retail center, customers … Continue reading

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Retailers find big opportunities in Wichita

by Dan Rafter Retail has become the hot commercial segment in Wichita. And that’s good news for Brad Saville, president of Wichita-based Landmark Commercial Real Estate. His company specializes in retail transactions, and the moves by retailers both big and … Continue reading

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Economy, extended-stay hotels ready to play a bigger role in hospitality industry?

by Dan Rafter Staying in a hotel for a week or longer can be costly for both business travelers and families. And economy hotels? Travelers are taking a risk; some of the properties in this lower-cost segment haven’t been updated … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Multi-family on the rise in Wichita

Guest post by Jeff Englert and Nathan Farha, multi-family specialists, The Martens Companies After more than a decade of minimal multi-family construction activity, numerous developments are planned for the Wichita market. Fueled by increased occupancy rates, historically low interest rates … Continue reading

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