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Lancaster Pollard survey: More affordable apartment projects on the way?

by Dan Rafter Developers will be building plenty of affordable multifamily projects during the rest of 2017, if the results from a housing survey released in April by Columbus, Ohio-based Lancaster Pollard are to be believed. In its survey of … Continue reading

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(Multi)family matters: Navigating the intricacies of incorporating multifamily into mixed-use developments

By Lori Bongiorno and Dan Brogan, M+A Architects As demand for high-quality mixed-use environments continues to grow, the specialized and diverse toolkit that an experienced architect brings to the table is extremely prized. That toolkit is especially valuable when it … Continue reading

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A strong retail market in store this year for most Midwest markets

by Dan Rafter Retailers across the country certainly face challenges today. But in the majority of major Midwest cities, the retail sector is actually seeing lower vacancies and higher rents. Credit the rise of specialty retailers, discount stores, fast-casual restaurants … 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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Apartment rents rising, vacancies falling in Columbus

by Dan Rafter The economy in Columbus, Ohio, continues to improve, with unemployment falling. This is bringing more residents to the city, especially its downtown urban areas. And like many cities across the Midwest, this is resulting in an increased … Continue reading

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Rising employment rate provides boost to Columbus apartment market

by Dan Rafter Employers in Columbus are adding to their work forces. This has led to a growing number of households in the Columbus, Ohio, market. And when the number of households increases? That inspires developers to add apartment units … Continue reading

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The fast-casual restaurant boom continues across the Midwest

by Dan Rafter Erin Patton has seen the same trend that retail experts across the Midwest have witnessed: Fast-casual restaurants are hot, and the demand for them in cities throughout the region is only increasing. Patton, vice president of investments … Continue reading

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