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Spec construction rising, vacancies falling in St. Louis industrial market

by Dan Rafter The St. Louis industrial market got off to a hot start in 2017, with 1.69 million square feet of net absorption in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest research from Cushman & Wakefield. … 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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Why CRE industry networks still matter

By Jason West 2017 President of the SIOR Chicago Chapter Emails. Conference calls. Webinars. Social media. These are the business tools of the 21st Century, replacing the social clubs, typewriters and three-martini lunches of the past.  But have technology-based tools … Continue reading

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Chicago industrial market enters 2017 with full head of steam

by Dan Rafter The Chicago industrial market entered 2017 on a strong note, with vacancies still low and net absorption rising, according to the most recent research from Cushman & Wakefield. According to the company’s fourth quarter Chicago industrial report, … Continue reading

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A record-shattering industrial market in Indianapolis

by Dan Rafter How strong was the Indianapolis industrial market in 2016? How about record-shattering? Cushman & Wakefield last month held its 35th annual State of Real Estate Indianapolis event, focusing on the continuing strength of commercial real estate in … Continue reading

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