Tag Archives: Multifamily

A stinky situation in the city: Chicago’s problem with dog poop

by Dan Rafter Tired of waking up to find dog poop on your front lawn? If you live in Chicago, you’re far from alone. Turns out, 2016 was a particularly busy year in the city for dog poop complaints. RentHop … Continue reading

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Finance pros: Multifamily market still booming, overbuilding not yet a concern in Midwest

by Dan Rafter Minneapolis’ Dougherty Mortgage has been busy, fielding plenty of financing requests from investors who want to acquire and developers who want to build apartment complexes in the markets this commercial lender serves. Dougherty Mortgage isn’t alone, either. … Continue reading

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Veteran CRE pro: Milwaukee has a good story to tell

by Dan Rafter Two of the biggest construction projects in Milwaukee’s history are now underway at the same time. To little surprise, this is providing a boost to the city’s economy and commercial real estate market. Construction is now taking … Continue reading

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It’s complicated: A real estate market without product types

By Margy Sweeney Try telling a Millennial they can’t play where they work, or work where they live and shop. You won’t get far. The generation that brought us the status of “It’s Complicated” is changing the commercial real estate … Continue reading

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A new era of downtown high-rise apartments dawning in urban St. Louis?

by Dan Rafter The challenge in St. Louis’ urban core has long been the same: Renters looking for modern, high-rise apartments had no option. That appears to be changing. Construction is underway now at Two Twelve, a 26-story mixed-use building … Continue reading

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Pillar’s Wilkins: Apartment, healthcare markets heating up in Detroit

by Dan Rafter Pent-up demand. That force is fueling the rising sales, leasing and construction activity in both the multifamily and healthcare sectors in Detroit and its surrounding communities, said David Wilkins, managing director of loan originations with Bloomfield Hills, … Continue reading

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More good news for multifamily brokers, developers: Number of renter-dominated cities keeps growing

by Dan Rafter Here is some good news for brokers and developers working in the multifamily business: In 21 U.S. cities with a population of 100,000 or more, more than 50 percent of the households are made up of renters, … Continue reading

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