154 results for “Best Buy”
Retail N Illinois

Retail is dead. Long live retail.

| Matt Baker

There have been plenty of obituaries written for retail real estate, an unfortunate casualty of consumers’ choosing to shop online. But the sector isn’t moribund, it’s molting. Five-and-dimes and malls were once the hot new thing before becoming passé; this is just the next step in the evolution of physical retail.

Retail N Illinois

The bank backfill: Sourcing retail tenants for vacant branches

| Matt Baker

This week, 44 bank branches throughout Chicagoland will shut down as a redundancy mitigation measure following Fifth Third Bank’s acquisition of MB Financial in March. Property owners will want to get a new tenant lined up as soon as possible, but there’s one issue: the only fitting tenants for these spaces are other banks.

CRE L Iowa

The future looks bright -- and busy -- for Des Moines

| Dan Rafter

Take an educated workforce and a prime location in the center of the United States. Add in a low cost of doing business and a strong interstate highway system. It’s a formula for commercial real estate success. And city that has all this? Des Moines, Iowa.

CRE N Illinois

Q&A: Dan McCaffery

| Matt Baker

Dan McCaffery has had a celebrated career in real estate spanning thirty years. He currently serves as CEO of McCaffery Interests, the firm he founded in 1990 that is behind a number of projects in Chicago and around the country.

CRE N Illinois

Forecasting CRE in 2019 with Steven Weinstock

| Dan Rafter

What will this year hold for commercial real estate? Steven Weinstock, first vice president and regional manager with the Chicago Oak Brook office of Marcus & Millichap, said that he expects the year to be a strong one for the multifamily and self-storage markets.

Multifamily N Illinois

Belgravia and LMC close on land for mixed-use Bucktown project

Chicago-based Belgravia Group, Ltd. and LMC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Miami-based Lennar Corporation, announced that they have closed on the 4.1-acre parcel of land known as Triangle Square. Belgravia will construct a new mixed-use project that will include 66 condominiums while LMC will develop a mixed-use project that will include 300…

Industrial N Illinois

Industrial Insider: The basics of blockchain

| Elise A. Couston, SIOR

The first “blockchain” was conceptualized by a person known as Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. He modified the original design which was implemented the following year as a core component of the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, where it now serves as the public ledger for all transactions on the network.

Retail Midwest

Nimbler retailers turning to small-format stores for a boost

| Dan Rafter

The reactions when former retail king Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month were predictable, with pundits pointing to the filing as more evidence that physical retail is dying. But not all retailers face the same fate as Sears. Many continue to adapt to the changing shopping habits of consumers.

CRE V Michigan

Detroit on the rise: The return of the Renaissance City

| Steven Siegel

On June 18, hundreds gathered around the Michigan Central Depot, Detroit’s 500,000-square-foot decrepit former central train station. The building has served as a symbol of the city’s various ailments wrapped up in one gigantic piece of real estate: globalization, lack of opportunities, civic mismanagement. Yet, this time the crowd was not …