Tag Archives: Colliers International

Store closures not the best measure of retail’s health

by Dan Rafter The retail market is changing, but this doesn’t mean that physical stores are becoming extinct. Those predicting doom for physical retail? They might be looking at the wrong metrics, says a retail specialist with Colliers International. The number … Continue reading

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Colliers report debunks the myth of brick-and-mortar retail’s death

by Dan Rafter It’s easy when reading of the latest round of store closures to think that online shopping has already killed brick-and-mortar retailers. But a new retail spotlight from Colliers International says that physical stores aren’t quite dead yet. … Continue reading

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Colliers report: Traditional restaurant chains face a challenging 2017

by Dan Rafter Consumers are spending plenty of time and money eating out. But where they are eating when they do dine out continues to change. Colliers International highlighted this trend in its recently released first-quarter retail report for the … 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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Spec gains momentum: e-commerce and logistics driving demand

Speculative development is revving up to keep up with the demand from logistics and e-commerce companies. New product on the market has even changed to accommodate these tenants. Continue reading

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Three Midwest industrial markets — besides Chicago’s — that are thriving today

by Dan Rafter Chicago gets plenty of press — well-deserved — for the strength of its industrial market. But the city isn’t the only Midwest industrial market that is thriving today. In fact, there are three other Midwest industrial markets … Continue reading

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More good times in Omaha: Commercial real estate market showing no signs of a slowdown in 2017

by Dan Rafter Busy. Active. Strong. Steady. These are four of the words that consistently pop up when commercial real estate pros talk about Omaha and its commercial real estate market. These words shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone … Continue reading

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