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New life: Transforming outdated office buildings into apartment towers, high-end retail

A flurry of new development is hitting the Chicago office market, with much of it focused on turning outdated Class-C buildings into apartments, hotels, retail and student housing. Continue reading

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E-commerce inspiring industrial leaders to take over space in urban areas

By Todd Heine Principal, Avison Young E-commerce continues to fuel many aspects of Chicago’s industrial market, which is seeing considerable activity heading into the second quarter of 2017. While e-commerce is often viewed from the perspective of Amazon.com and its … 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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Memphis, Chicago among top five industrial markets to watch in 2017, Avison Young says

by Dan Rafter Two Midwest cities made Avison Young’s recent list of the top-five industrial markets to watch in 2017. Those cities? Chicago and Memphis. This is good news: The industrial market is already hot across the Midwest. Having two … Continue reading

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Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference panelists: Expect a big 2017 for Chicago CRE

by Dan Rafter What does 2017 hold for commercial real estate? That was a key question during the 15th annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast conference held today by REJournals. Some of the biggest names in the Chicago commercial real estate … Continue reading

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Who are the super tenants? Amazon and FedEx, of course

by Dan Rafter How important has Amazon been to Midwest commercial real estate? The latest capital markets report from Avison Young identifies Amazon as one of the country’s two industrial super tenants, the tenant that every city and county wants … Continue reading

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Avison Young: Indianapolis, Cleveland, Columbus and Chicago office markets still on the rise

  by Dan Rafter The vacancy rate in the downtown Columbus office market dropped to 7 percent in the second quarter, according to the latest research from Avison Young. That’s a strong performance, good for a drop of 60 basis … Continue reading

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