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Retail Midwest

CBRE: Big-box retailers not dead, just evolving

| Dan Rafter

It's easy to think that big-box, big-name retailers are going extinct. Shoppers are flocking to Amazon and other online retailers to buy everything from furniture to computers to suits. And the headlines are filled with big-name retailers such as Macy's, Sears and J.C. Penney announcing their latest round of closures.

Retail X Missouri

Urban industrial and the "last-mile"' challenge

| Dan Rafter

How do big companies such as CVS, Walmart and Amazon find the perfect locations for their distribution centers? And how do they reach they most effectively reach those customers clustered in dense urban areas, parts of the country that don't seem to have room for nearby distribution centers?

Retail V Michigan

Retail redefined: What’s next for retailers?

| Andy Gutman

At a time when the retail industry is changing so rapidly, and retail real estate realities are shifting at an unprecedented pace, commercial real estate professionals are striving to set their sights on what comes next. Those who want to remain competitive are working hard to be proactive, and to think both creatively and strategically abo…

CRE X Missouri

Meeting the challenges, embracing the opportunities in St. Louis

| Staff Writer

St. Louis has long served as a crossroads for American industry with traditional manufacturing driving its economy through many periods of growth. Now in the digital age this metropolitan region in the center of the nation’s heartland finds itself at its own crossroads: embracing a future powered by new tech‐focused industries while sheddin…

Industrial N Illinois

Midwest becoming a key player in e-commerce world

| Dan Rafter

Industrial tenants working in the e-commerce space demand one thing above all else: supply chain efficiency. As Michael Marconi, managing broker with Transwestern's industrial practice in Rosemont, Illinois, says, "E-commerce users want to be as close as possible to the customer. It's the 'last mile' factor."