165 results for “U.S. Economy”
CRE O Indiana

Cautious strength: Indianapolis CRE market set for a strong 2019

| Dan Rafter

Janice Paine isn’t shy about expressing her love for Indianapolis. Paine, senior vice president of brokerage for Central Indiana with Bradley Company, said that this key Midwest city offers plenty to companies: a centralized location, skilled labor force, a pro-business government and low expenses.

Retail N Illinois

Flagships and the suburbs driving retail in Chicago

| Matt Baker

A growing economy and corporate expansions have led to escalating household incomes, providing consumers increased discretionary funds. According to Marcus & Millichap’s latest market report, retailers have taken notice. Activity in the suburbs improved over the rest of the metro in the last year, while new flagship stores have come to or a…

Industrial N Illinois

Lee & Associates negotiates two North American HQ transactions

Lee & Associates recently completed two transactions involving new North American headquarter facilities which will incorporate manufacturing/assembly into their new U.S. operations. In both transactions, the clients are moving a portion of their manufacturing/assembly operations from Europe to Illinois. The combination of the strong skille…

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 …

CRE X Missouri

Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame: Block & Company's Reuben Pate

Each year, Midwest Real Estate News runs its Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame edition, spotlighting the careers of the top pros in the CRE industry. This year, we are also running those profiles online. Today, we highlight the career of Reuben Pate, senior vice president with Block & Company, Inc., Realtors in Kansas City Missouri.

Industrial N Illinois

Industrial infill still driving activity in Chicago market

| Matt Baker

Nationally and in Chicago, developers are turning to construction, innovation and technology to meet tenant demand for industrial product. According to Avison Young’s Q1 2018 market overview, the U.S. industrial market, all 12 billion square feet of it, ended the first-quarter of 2018 with an impressive five percent vacancy rate overall.

Multifamily N Illinois

Spring weather brings swirling winds to apartment market

| Douglas Imber

In a recent letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, Charlie Munger penned that the company’s future leaders would likely be unable to generate the type of returns he and Warren Buffet delivered.  He argued that it wasn’t because their future managers wouldn’t be as talented, but rather because, “It doesn’t matter how good of a fisherman …

Industrial N Illinois

A crossroads of possibilities exists at I-39 and I-80

| Matt Baker

Interstate 39 stretches over 300 miles, from Normal, Illinois to just outside Wausau in Wisconsin, skirting along the western edge of the Chicago metropolitan area. Depending on where you travel, the interstate has a variety of characteristics. And at the intersection of I-39 and I-80, a unique climate exists, ripe for new development.