Finance Midwest
Draper & Kramer closes more than $100 million for three Midwest portfolios

Draper & Kramer closes more than $100 million for three Midwest portfolios

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated’s Commercial Finance Group closed more than $100 million in loans for three commercial real estate portfolios comprising about 3.7 million square feet in assets throughout the Midwest. The loans included the refinance of an eight-building industrial portfolio in the greater Milwaukee area; an acquisition loan for a 38-building light industrial portfolio in Chicago’s suburbs; and a bridge loan for a four-building adaptive reuse development in the burgeoning Renaissance District of South Bend, Ind.

CRE Midwest
Cleveland continues to see plenty of CRE activity as 2019 draws to a close.

Bellwether CRE pros: Expect plenty of deals, construction in 2020

Commercial real estate activity remains strong throughout Northeast Ohio and in the Cleveland market. How strong? Midwest Real Estate News spoke with Jeff Musser and Taylor Hawkins, senior vice presidents in the Cleveland office of Bellwether Enterprise, about the strength of the commercial real estate market in this part of the state. These two industry veterans? They said that not only will 2019 go down as a record-setting year, next year should be a busy one, too.

CRE Midwest
2020 Forecast: Gloor and Nieman to give their experts' view

2020 Forecast: Gloor and Nieman to give their experts' view

REjournals is announcing the first names in what promises to be a blockbuster lineup for its 18th annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference being held on January 9, 2020 in the West Tower Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Andy Gloor of Sterling Bay and Drew Nieman of Riverside Investment & Development are headlining the newly announced “The Experts’ View” interview series—to be moderated by another CRE expert, JLL’s Meredith O’Connor.