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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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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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NAIOP report: Commercial construction supported 6 million U.S. jobs last year

by Dan Rafter How important is the commercial real estate industry to the U.S. economy? How about 6 million jobs and more than $800 billion worth of importance? The NAIOP Research Foundation recently published its annual study on the economic … 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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Industrial insider: Top trends for industrial real estate in 2017

By Elise Couston Senior managing director, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank As the e-commerce sector continues to experience growth in market share, and as new trends in manufacturing transform and grow, developers are paying close attention to what users will require … Continue reading

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The Boulder Group brings more good news for net-lease market

by Dan Rafter The single-tenant net-lease sector remained a busy one in 2017, according to the latest research from the Boulder Group. And in even better news, Boulder Group researchers predicted that this commercial sector will remain busy throughout the … 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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