More than 200 results for “Avison Young”
Multifamily N Illinois

Not a passing craze: Deconversions still strong in Chicago

| Matt Baker

There were two major condo deconversion deals announced in Chicago at the close of 2018: Kiser Group’s deconversion of the 250-unit Flats on LaSalle and the sale of River City, the largest such deal for the market at 449 units. Since then, however, news of these condo-to-rental deals has been slow. Is this a sign that the trend itself is st…

Industrial N Illinois

Chicago industrial activity up by 30%

| Matt Baker

The Chicago area remains a key industrial hub and target for investors, with the market experiencing a 30.4 percent increase in industrial sales activity year-over-year, through February 2019. Like many markets around the country, portfolio sales volume contributed to Chicago’s industrial velocity.

Industrial N Illinois

Online grocery and last mile growth continue to drive food space usage

| Todd Heine

The growth in fresh and organic food products and last mile delivery is fueling significant demand for industrial space in Chicago and across the country. As a central location for food production, warehousing and distribution since the 1800s, Chicago continues to attract a diverse range of manufacturers, distributors and food ingredient companies.

Industrial N Illinois

No end in sight for speculative industrial

| Matt Baker

From this time last year until now, unemployment in Chicago is down and the number of construction jobs are up. The market downturn that many fear hasn’t yet reared its head. All of which means the historic run of speculative development in Chicago continues apace.

Industrial Midwest

Another boom in 2019? Industrial markets poised to soar this year

| Dan Rafter

Commercial real estate pros agree: As 2019 begins, industrial remains the hottest CRE sector, with companies scrambling to either find or build modern warehouse and distribution facilities across the Midwest. And a slew of year-end reports only backs up this belief, as researchers find tumbling vacancy rates and soaring demand for industria…