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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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A red-hot market? Data center business continues to boom

by Dan Rafter Microsoft, Oracle and a host of financial firms gobbled up big swaths of space in data centers across the Chicago market in 2016. These users helped make Chicago the third-busiest market for data center activity last year, … Continue reading

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Midwest CBDs continue their hot streaks into 2017

by Dan Rafter The Central Business Districts of cities across the Midwest are hot, with the number of leases, sales and new developments continuing to rise in the centers of metro areas. The reason? People increasingly want to live in … Continue reading

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Northwest Indiana’s industrial boom only expected to continue, despite low supply

by Declan Harty Northwest Indiana was one of 2016’s fastest growing markets for industrial properties in the Chicagoland area, according to research compiled from JLL. The area ranked at No. 8 in total net absorption of industrial space in the … Continue reading

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Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference icons: Country’s uncertainty bleeding into CRE industry

by Dan Rafter The Icons in Real Estate panel brought some of the biggest names in commercial real estate to REJournals’ 15th annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference today in Chicago. These commercial leaders shared their thoughts on how the … Continue reading

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