112 results for “merge”
CRE Midwest

Taft strengthens Columbus presence through merger

| Staff Writer

The regional law firm Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP announced in November that it will strengthen its client service capacities in Columbus, Ohio, by merging with Chester Willcox & Saxbe, LLP at the start of 2012. The firms will operate under the Taft name.

CRE W Minnesota

Jeff Eaton: The NorthMarq/Cushman merger "just made sense"

| Dan Rafter

Jeff Eaton says that both NorthMarq Real Estate Services and Cushman & Wakefield Minnesota got what they wanted from last month’s merger of the two companies: Cushman after the move grabbed the number-one market position in the Twin Cities. NorthMarq, meanwhile, gained a global reach that it did not have before.

CRE Midwest

The Brokerage Business Model is Changing

| Staff Writer

Whether our clients know it or not, they need a different approach to problem solving. That’s why the brokerage industry is changing its business model. We have to be stronger, smarter and better aligned with our clients to have any chance of converting the limited number of opportunities out there.

Industrial Midwest

The Banks are back

| Staff Writer

Commercial banks have returned to the investment real estate market. However, much has changed since the market crisis of 2008. Banks have recognized the need for higher amounts of capital. There are new regulations with effects that are both known and unknown. The fundamentals of loan underwriting have changed to address current econom…

Industrial Midwest

AMB Property Corp and ProLogis to merge

| Staff Writer

AMB Property Corporation and ProLogis have announced a definitive agreement to combine through a merger of equals, creating the pre-eminent global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate. Combined, the companies are expected to have a pro forma equity market capitalization of approximately $14 billion, a total market capital…