17 results for “Foxconn”
CRE v Wisconsin

Foxconn changing plans for its Racine County facility?

| Dan Rafter

Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn earlier this week announced that it was changing its plans for the massive manufacturing facility it plans to build in Racine County, Wisconsin. It also disputed a news story saying that construction work on the project is being suspended.

Industrial v Wisconsin

Building boom in Southeast Wisconsin

| Matt Baker

Kenosha County, Wisconsin is one of the smallest industrial submarkets in the Chicago metro area. Its 249 properties, as of Q4 2018, are second to last in inventory count, as is its total square footage of 33,569,560 square feet. But that’s about to change as no area had more square footage under construction at the close of 2018.

Industrial N Illinois

Northern segment of Chicago MSA sees variegated industrial activity

| Matt Baker

For the second quarter in a row, leasing velocity increased in Chicago’s overall industrial market, totaling 10.1 million square feet during the third quarter of 2018. According to a Research & Forecast Report by Colliers International, the northern submarkets had varying changes to absorption and vacancy, though mostly improved.

CRE v Wisconsin

Developers keep flocking to downtown Milwaukee

| Dan Rafter

Looking for a Midwest city that's firmly in boom mode when it comes to commercial construction? Look to Milwaukee. Developers today have flocked to downtown Milwaukee, thanks in part to the Fiserv Forum, a 730,000-square-foot, 17,500-seat, multi-purpose arena now under construction in the city's downtown. 

CRE v Wisconsin

Slow-growth city no more: Milwaukee CRE activity soaring

| Dan Rafter

It's not just downtown Milwaukee that's seeing a boom in commercial real estate leases, sales and development, it's all of the city and suburbs. Not only that, all of Southeastern Wisconsin is firmly in boom mode today when it comes to commercial real estate activity.

Industrial N Illinois

Q&A with CenterPoint Properties' Brian McKiernan

| Matt Baker

Brian McKiernan has been with CenterPoint Properties since October 2006, where he coordinates, communicates and integrates development teams to maximize transaction volumes and land absorption. CenterPoint’s focused national strategy aids McKiernan, a senior vice president with the firm, in identifying and leveraging supply chain cost savin…

Industrial N Illinois

Which way to the capital?

| Matt Baker

Though it remains the hottest asset type, obtaining financing for an industrial venture still comes down to the basic fundamentals of each specific project, including location, the credit quality of tenants, building essentials and the ability to re-tenant a space.

Industrial v Wisconsin

Will Foxconn make southeast Wisconsin hale or frail?

| Matt Baker

Last summer, officials from Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn arrived at the beautiful Milwaukee Art Museum overlooking Lake Michigan. While they may have done some sightseeing, they really were there to sign a memorandum of understanding with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to create an LCD factory in the Badger State.