CRE Midwest
Take a look at the CREW Network rebrand

Take a look at the CREW Network rebrand

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network has introduced a new brand aiming to establish CREW as the premier global business organization leading women and the industry into the future. The new brand was introduced on September 27 to 1,200 commercial real estate leaders attending the 2019 CREW Network Convention and Marketplace in Orlando, Florida.

Retail Midwest
Metro Commercial Real Estate brokers 10 new locations for The Edge Fitness Clubs

Metro Commercial Real Estate brokers 10 new locations for The Edge Fitness Clubs

Metro Commercial Real Estate has brokered ten new locations for The EDGE Fitness Clubs in the Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis and Philadelphia markets. The leasing team from Metro was led by senior vice president Brandon Anapol and vice president Scott Benson. Metro is the exclusive regional broker for The EDGE Fitness Clubs throughout the Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic United States.

Finance Midwest
Dave Metzger;Cresa

Cresa names chief financial officer

National commercial real estate firm Cresa has named Dave Metzger as chief financial officer. Metzger will lead Cresa’s finance team with a focus on financial reporting, long-term financial and strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions as the company continues to expand and reach new markets.

Multifamily Midwest
The sector with the strongest outlook? It's not industrial

The sector with the strongest outlook? It's not industrial

Which commercial sector is the strongest? Across the Midwest and the United States, it’s long been a battle between industrial and multifamily. A new report, though, suggests that rising demand and slowing construction will provide an additional boost to the multifamily sector starting in 2020. And that small boost could mean a future that’s slightly brighter for multifamily than it is for industrial.

Retail Midwest
This former Kmart has been transformed into a U-Haul center. It’s just one example of how former big-box stores are evolving into new uses.

Adapt and evolve: Making the big decisions about big-box retail

One of the defining features of the current retail real estate landscape in Southeast Michigan is the availability of mid- and big-box retail spaces. Depending on local market conditions and a range of other site-specific factors, there are viable options for filling those spaces—but not all of those options are retailers. Increasingly, adaptive reuse is becoming an effective and often necessary alternative.

CRE Midwest
REjournals expands footprint beyond Midwest

REjournals expands footprint beyond Midwest

The Minnesota Real Estate Journal and RED News are now part of a bigger REjournals brand which was reorganized under parent company Real Estate Publishing Corporation. The new corporate headquarters is in Minneapolis, Minnesota, headed by Jeff Johnson as CEO and Todd Phillips as CFO.

Retail Midwest
Retail apocalypse? More like retail revolution

Retail apocalypse? More like retail revolution

The addition of three Meijer grocery stores and two Menards home-improvement stores gave a boost to the retail sector in the Cleveland and Akron areas. But despite these high-profile additions, the retail sector here – as it does across the country – faces challenges.