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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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DTZ Research: Gap between warehouse salaries in United States and Asia starting to narrow

by Dan Rafter Warehouse workers earn the smallest salaries in China and India. In the United states? The salary of the average warehouse worker here is nearly five times higher than what the average warehouse worker brings home in China. … Continue reading

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Companies are building again in Cincinnati

The Cincinnati area has been a busy one, especially since the start of the first quarter. That’s the view of Mark Vella, vice president of business development with Cincinnati-based Al. Neyer. Vella points to the growing number of industrial build-to-suit … Continue reading

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Return of the spec buildings in the Midwest

There’s a positive trend taking place in the Midwest these days: A growing number of developers are taking the chance on spec buildings. The biggest of these buildings is the 821,256-square-foot spec warehouse in the I-35 Logistics Park in Olathe, … Continue reading

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Jensen: Largest spec building in Kansas City region a risk, but a calculated one

Most people would consider it a risk, building the largest spec building in the Kansas City area in an economy that is still struggling to find its way. Daniel Jensen, principal and director of industrial brokerage with Kansas City’s Kessinger/Hunter … Continue reading

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