Office Midwest
Four Midwest cities make Amazon’s HQ2 shortlist

Four Midwest cities make Amazon’s HQ2 shortlist

The HQ2 sweepstakes are heating up as e-commerce giant Amazon has announced the 20-city shortlist for a second North American headquarters. The 20 metro areas, four of which are in the Midwest, were all that remain after whittling away at an initial 238 proposals sent in from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Retail Midwest
Grocery-anchored investment options: hard to swallow?

Grocery-anchored investment options: hard to swallow?

Due to a number of factors, traditional grocers’ markets are losing market share, leading investors away from grocery-anchored shopping centers. But according to new research from Morningstar Credit Ratings, a changing grocery marketplace and growth of food delivery will increasingly depend on brick-and-mortar locations.

Office Midwest
Cyber risks and commercial real estate

Cyber risks and commercial real estate

Imagine a Fortune 500 executive suite’s relief as it completes a relocation of its national corporate headquarters. Such a move generally evokes ideas of future savings through the latest workplace efficiencies and technologies. Sounds like a great beginning, doesn’t it? Well, not if the executives don't address potential cyber security issues as they coordinate their move.