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Breaking into Louisville: Ecommerce fuels Browning’s 300-acre Velocity65 warehouse development

by Dan Rafter Looking for a reason why Browning Investments decided that now was the right time to build its first spec industrial project in the Louisville market? It comes down to ecommerce, and the continued rise of online shopping. … Continue reading

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Outlook strong for I-88 but could be challenged by limited space

The past year was robust for industrial projects, and while Interstate-88 didn’t have the same burst of activity as did I-55 or I-80, it still fared well. Continue reading

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Marcus & Millichap report: All is not gloomy for retailers

by Dan Rafter You might think that all brick-and-mortar retailers are struggling today, what with Amazon and online sales a constant threat. But the truth is more complicated, as the latest national retail forecast from Marcus & Millichap highlights. Yes, … Continue reading

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Avison Young: Chicago industrial market full of renewed vigor

by Dan Rafter Renewed vigor. Those are the words that Avision Young used to describe the Chicago industrial market at the end of the fourth quarter of 2016. And that’s a description sure to please the CRE professionals who work … Continue reading

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Industrial market in boom mode across Midwest — Kansas City a great example

by Dan Rafter Is the industrial market showing any signs of a slowdown at the start of 2017? Not in any of the Midwest’s major markets. The latest research from Cushman & Wakefield is just the latest sign that industrial … Continue reading

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Space shortages make life challenging in industrial market

By Mike Antonelli, Brown Commercial Group  As the industrial market in Chicago and across the Midwest continues its strong run into 2017, several trends continue to impact the small to mid-sized owners and tenants in the market. While there has … Continue reading

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The power of Amazon, online shopping will only rise in 2017

by Dan Rafter The most important commercial real estate trend for 2017? In little surprise, it’s the continued rise of Amazon and online shopping. In its latest U.S. economic forecast, Cushman & Wakefield says that the popularity of e-commerce will … Continue reading

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