Industrial N Illinois
New infrastructure to open O’Hare submarket

New infrastructure to open O’Hare submarket

The O’Hare market is known for being tight and expensive, but NAI Hiffman’s Brian Colson said that he expects this to change in the coming year thanks to a new project by the Illinois Tollway. That project has the goal of making infrastructure more efficient, and could have a significant impact on the O’Hare submarket.

Industrial P Kansas
McCarthy Building Companies celebrates opening of Kansas dairy plant

McCarthy Building Companies celebrates opening of Kansas dairy plant

In early November, members of the McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Kansas City team joined Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy cooperative owned by family farmers, to celebrate the opening of DFA Garden City in Overland Park, Kansas. McCarthy served as general contractor for the state-of-the-art, 214,000-square-foot dairy ingredients plant located in Southwest Kansas.

Industrial O Indiana
Spec industrial still on the rise in Indianapolis

Spec industrial still on the rise in Indianapolis

Indianapolis has the major positives that end users are looking for when they’re hunting for industrial real estate: The city is located in the heart of the country, an ideal spot for distribution. It is surrounded by highways and rail lines. The government in the state and city is pro-business. And there’s a large and highly-skilled workforce ready to work in the city’s distribution centers and warehouses.

Industrial N Illinois
NAI Hiffman’s John Whitehead on his path to real estate, best advice and what makes him proudest

NAI Hiffman’s John Whitehead on his path to real estate, best advice and what makes him proudest

John Whitehead is someone who follows his heart, which in turn led him to NAI Hiffman where he was recently named executive vice president and shareholder. Real estate has always had a presence in his life, his grandfather owned a 4th generation Whitehead Realty in Rockford and it was a source of pride for his family. However, John never worked at the company and he didn’t study finance or business in college–he decided to carve his own path.