Tag Archives: CBRE

New life: Transforming outdated office buildings into apartment towers, high-end retail

A flurry of new development is hitting the Chicago office market, with much of it focused on turning outdated Class-C buildings into apartments, hotels, retail and student housing.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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Veteran CRE pro: Milwaukee has a good story to tell

by Dan Rafter Two of the biggest construction projects in Milwaukee’s history are now underway at the same time. To little surprise, this is providing a boost to the city’s economy and commercial real estate market. Construction is now taking … Continue reading

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Amazon, e-commerce and the growth of regional distribution hubs

Guest post by Matt Mulvihill, CBRE E-commerce has been one of the main drivers of industrial activity in the Chicago market in recent years. Led by several large users, the e-commerce industry has been responsible for absorbing large quantities of … Continue reading

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Tourists providing boost to Louisville’s CRE sectors

by Dan Rafter David Hardy, managing director at the Louisville office of CBRE, agreed that the hottest market in Louisville today is industrial. Louisville has become a magnet for users seeing to centralize their distribution options, Hardy said. “We are … Continue reading

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Cincinnati industrial market absorbs more than 19 million square feet since start of 2012

by Dan Rafter The Cincinnati industrial market is showing no signs of a slowdown, according to the latest numbers from CBRE. CBRE reported that the availability rate in the Cincinnati industrial market fell from 5 percent to 4.4 percent in … 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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CBRE ranks Chicago as 13th strongest technology market in North America

by Dan Rafter Chicago remains a hub for technology firms, good news for the commercial real estate brokers who can close all those deals bringing tech start-ups to the city. CBRE ranked Chicago as the 13th strongest city in its … Continue reading

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