Tag Archives: St. Louis

Average apartment sizes fall to 10-year low

by Dan Rafter Developers continue to add modern multifamily units to cities across the Midwest. And these new units? They’re getting smaller. According to RENTCafe, the average size of apartment units completed in 2016 has fallen to 934 square feet. … Continue reading

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The trend continues: Industrial markets thriving across the Midwest

by Dan Rafter The St. Louis industrial market absorbed more than 470,000 square feet in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest numbers from CBRE. This continues a trend that is taking place across the Midwest: Local … Continue reading

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JLL’s Lynn Schenck: Celebrating the end of a nearly four-decade CRE career

by Dan Rafter Lynn Schenck, managing director at the St. Louis office of JLL, recently announced her upcoming retirement. Schenck has spent more than 38 years in commercial real estate, and started her career during a time in which few … Continue reading

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CBRE’s Tom Ray: Tackling the questions of open floor plans, long lease terms and financial documents

Tom Ray is a first vice president with CBRE, specializing in office brokerage in the St. Louis market. He was one of the top producers in CBRE’s St. Louis office in 2004 through 2007 and 2012 and 2013. Ray recently … Continue reading

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Getting personal with … Cushman & Wakefield’s Brian Ungles

by Dan Rafter Brian Ungles is the managing principal at the St. Louis office of Cushman & Wakefield. He’s built a successful career in the commercial real estate business by doing what most CRE pros do: He works hard, puts … Continue reading

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The survey: What do CRE pros like most — and find most challenging — about commercial real estate?

by Dan Rafter The pros who sell, develop and invest in commercial real estate love this industry. But they’re realistic; they understand that challenges come with building a successful career in this business. What keeps commercial real estates in the … Continue reading

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WalletHub to Midwest: You stink

by Dan Rafter Like living in a big city? Personal finance site WalletHub suggests that you move out of the Midwest. And if you must live in this part of the country? Move to Lexington. WalletHub recently published its 2015 … Continue reading

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