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Industrial Midwest

Are 1 million-square-foot speculative buildings still relevant?

| Staff Writer

Bigger is better…Or is it? In the last 20 years, Chicago-area industrial brokers have seen National Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies take larger and larger distribution facilities, with many of these types of users now focused on ‘Mega Distribution Centers’ of 1 million+ Square feet in size.

Industrial Midwest

3-D printing: Industrial's newest fad

| Staff Writer

Is there a new industrial revolution on the way? 3-D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a relatively new production technology that is predicted to have far-reaching impacts on most aspects of our lives.

Industrial W Minnesota

DTZ: Twin Cities industrial market keeps getting stronger

| Dan Rafter

How strong is the industrial market in the Twin Cities? The strongest it's been in a decade. That's the takeaway from DTZ's first-half industrial market report for the Minneapolis/St. Paul market. According to DTZ, the overall vacancy rate of the market's industrial sector has now fallen to its lowest level in a decade.

Retail N Illinois

Redbox's woes leading to a retreat from its Midwest HQ

| Dan Rafter

If you could stream movies and television shows right from your home computer or TV -- not to mention on your tablet or smartphone -- why would you ever travel to a Redbox kiosk to rent a movie? That's a question that might determine the fate of Outerwall. The Bellevue, Wash.-based company operates Redbox, the company that has placed all th…

CRE Midwest

Specializing buildings, specializing brands

| B. Herron

In today’s world, according to Todd Heine, principal at Avison Young, companies are getting more and more specialized in what they do, honing in on what they do better than anyone else, and developing specialized buildings to further help them fulfill their specific needs.

CRE Midwest

Southeast Wisconsin on track for another strong year

| B. Herron

Overall, 2014 was a very strong year for the Southeast Wisconsin market. According to Tony Pricco, principal at Bridge Development Partners, there isn’t a lot of speculative development happening in the area, and what is—or was—available is being leased or acquired by users.