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JLL: Office vacancies continue to fall in Columbus market

by Dan Rafter Vacancy rates are down and asking rents are up in the Columbus office market. But that doesn’t mean that Ohio’s capital city doesn’t face challenges in this sector. Those are the takeaways from the latest research report … Continue reading

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Urban industrial and the last-mile challenge

by Dan Rafter How do big companies such as CVS, Walmart and Amazon find the perfect locations for their distribution centers? And how do they most effectively reach those customers clustered in dense urban areas, parts of the country that … 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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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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Coming back from bankruptcy: How Detroit is reaching economic stability

by Dan Rafter Economic stability. When Detroit declared Chapter 9 bankruptcy in July of 2013, getting to a stable, steady economy was the goal. And according to the latest research from JLL, it looks like Detroit is enjoying that right … Continue reading

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The trend continues: Food businesses keep moving headquarters to Chicago

by Dan Rafter It happened again earlier this year: Food company Hickory Farms closed a 7,300-square-foot lease at 311 S. Wacker in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago. This move was just the latest example of a food company moving … Continue reading

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