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CRE Midwest

Colliers International sells 51,000-square-foot retail in Indianapolis

| Staff Writer

The Federal Reserve Board finally did it: Yesterday, it announced that it would raise the federal funds rate for the first time since 2008. And though this first move is largely symbolic -- the Fed raised the rate from a range of 0 percent to 0.25 percent to a range of 0.25 percent to 0.5 percent -- it is making headlines, many focused on t…

Retail Midwest

Supermarkets still powering the U.S. economy

| Dan Rafter

Supermarkets remain a key component of the U.S. retail landscape. Here's a look, courtesy of an infographic from Cushman & Wakefield, of just how important all those local runs to the grocery store we all make are to the national economy.

Multifamily v Wisconsin

BMO Harris Bank’s Petrovski, Liautaud: Apartments still the top-performing asset class across Midwest

| Dan Rafter

New apartment towers continue to spring up in the urban areas – and suburbs – of the Midwest’s biggest cities. And two commercial finance pros with BMO Harris Bank – John Petrovski, managing director and head of U.S. commercial real estate, and Kim Liautaud, managing director in charge of the Chicago real estate lending team – said that dem…

CRE Midwest

Top trends for 2015

| Staff Writer

For this month’s Industrial Insider, I thought it would be interesting to outline some of the Top Trends for 2015 that have been predicted for commercial real estate (CRE). Summarized below are several of the trends shaping this and the next few years.

CRE W Minnesota

Morrissey's view: Twin Cities hotel market stronger than ever

| Dan Rafter

Bill Morrissey has never seen a stronger hotel market in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market than the one he's working in now. This is good timing. St. Paul, Minn.-based Morrissey Hospitality Companies is developing a four-story Hilton Home2 Suites hotel in the suburb of Eagan, just east of the new Twin Cities Premium Outlets that opened here l…

CRE Midwest

Emerging e-commerce meets industrial real estate

| Staff Writer

A recent report by Prologis, the leading owner of industrial real estate globally, stated that the demand for industrial real estate has doubled over the last three years. It will continue to grow at a healthy clip, and 30 percent of U.S. industrial big-box demand is correlated to e-commerce.”

CRE Midwest

Midwest experts weigh in on CRE trends for 2015

| Staff Writer

With sales of Chicago-area apartments, hotels, retail, office and industrial properties on pace for the best year since the recession, Midwest real estate experts predict another banner year for commercial real estate in 2015 as new projects break ground and existing developments are brought to market.