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CBRE: Big-box retailers not dead, just evolving

by Dan Rafter It’s easy to think that big-box, big-name retailers are going extinct. Shoppers are flocking to Amazon and other online retailers to buy everything from furniture to computers to suits. And the headlines are filled with big-name retailers … Continue reading

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Cleveland’s downtown transforms through redevelopment, tax credit program

by Sara Freund The very first electronic traffic light flickered on in 1914 on Cleveland’s busy Euclid Avenue. It signaled a bustling, leading city—but somewhere in the following decades the buildings on that street fell into disrepair, leaving vacant, largely obsolete, product. But in 2006, that started to change. That’s … Continue reading

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Downtown surge doesn’t miss Detroit: Rejuvenation continues in city’s center

by Dan Rafter Eric Banks says that Dan Gilbert, the businessman who founded Quicken Loans and Rock Ventures and owns the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, is the rock behind the recent revitalization of downtown Detroit. It’s hard to argue with Banks, … Continue reading

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Indiana’s industrial market stays busy but still faces challenges

by Sara Freund, Staff Writer Indiana is a state with a historically active industrial market, and the tidal wave of e-commerce companies has done nothing but push development in this sector to unparalleled levels. A little less than half the market is fueled by e-commerce companies, … Continue reading

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Indianapolis ready for big-box closures – alternatives are hitting the market

By Scott Gray and Larry Davis, CBRE  Indianapolis retail is bracing for multiple mid-box and big-box closures that will bring large blocks of retail space back on the market, all within a short amount of time. Changing tides of consumer behaviors, … Continue reading

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KCI Intermodal BusinessCentre starting to soar? Hinchman says “yes”

The 432,600-square-foot distribution center is quiet as David Hinchman walks across its floors. But Hinchman, senior vice president with the Kansas City office of CBRE, doesn’t expect this quiet to last. Continue reading

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Louisville still driving Kentucky’s economic fortunes

by Dan Rafter Kentucky has several important metro areas, with cities such as Lexington, Bowling Green and Covington serving as economic engines for the state. But today, no single metropolitan area is providing as big of a boost to the … Continue reading

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