165 results for “U.S. Economy”
CRE Midwest

Clarius Partners betting spec industrial building will be a success

| Staff Writer

Recently, Clarius Partners announced the construction of a 1,001,184-square-foot industrial facility in Clarius Park Joliet. While the economy is still reeling from the effects of the global recession of 2008 and an uncertain political future, this may seem like a contrarian bet on Chicago’s southwest primarily occupied by consumer goods d…

CRE Midwest

The future of real estate is driven by transportation

| Staff Writer

The Journal of Commerce held the Inland Port Logistics Conference in Chicago a few weeks ago. Consistent at various logistics conferences over the last 12 to 15 months is that a few “alarming” transportation statistics were shared and discussed.

Retail O Indiana

BMO Harris' Hampton and Wise bullish on Indiana, Indianapolis

| Dan Rafter

Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke to two commercial real estate pros at BMO Harris Bank about the health of the commercial real estate market in Indianapolis and Indiana: Dan Hampton, senior vice president and head of U.S. commercial real estate, and John Wise, senior vice president and director of commercial real estate for Indiana. …

CRE Midwest

Industrial REITs lead industry’s first quarter performance

| Bwasag

Real Estate Investment Trust indices underperformed the S&P 500 in the first quarter of 2012, but during the 12-month period ending March 31, 2012, REITs outperformed the market, according to first-quarter data from the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts.

CRE N Illinois

Sam Zell: Is the love affair with homeownership coming to an end?

| Dan Rafter

Is the love affair between U.S. consumers and their single-family homes coming to an end? For younger consumers, this seems to be the case. And for Sam Zell, real estate celebrity and chief executive officer of Chicago’s Equity Group Investments, this means one thing: The younger generation of consumers is pretty smart.