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Industrial Midwest

The real Black Friday winner? The industrial sector

| Dan Rafter

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are on their way. For retailers these are two of the biggest days of the year, days that can mean the difference betweeen a booming holiday season or a lackluster one. And increasingly, retailers across the Midwest are relying on modern distribution centers to meet consumer demand and ensure busy Black Fridays …

Retail Midwest

Retail today: Staying relevant is key

| Matthew Mason

Much has been written and continues to be discussed regarding the changing face of retail. Many of these conversations inevitably include regional malls – largely non-Class-A – across the country struggling to find their footing in the wake of retailer bankruptcies and store closings. Sears is the latest and most prominent example with its …

Finance N Illinois

The fall of RealtyShares: Four lessons learned

| Adam Gower, Ph.D.

The collapse of RealtyShares has sent shock waves through the nascent online real estate syndication industry—colloquially known as real estate “crowdfunding”—but there are both reasons for optimism and lessons to be learned. The failure of RealtyShares is not an indictment of the premise upon which real estate crowdfunding is based. It is …

Office O Indiana

Tech companies providing big boost to Indianapolis

| Dan Rafter

It might seem like it, but Amazon isn’t the only tech company out there. There are plenty of online retailers and tech start-ups that are moving into locations across the Midwest. And one city that’s attracting plenty of these companies? Indianapolis.

Retail Midwest

Ten-X report: Plenty of challenges facing retailers

| Dan Rafter

Need more evidence that retailers continue to face challenges from online competitors and the changing shopping habits of consumers? According to the U.S. Retail Market Outlook released Nov. 1 from Ten-X Commercial, retail net absorption across the country turned negative in the second quarter of 2018.

CRE X Missouri

St. Louis Commercial Real Estate Summit: More than 150 pack the house

| Dan Rafter

A full house packed the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac in Frontenac, Missouri, for Midwest Real Estate News’ and REjournals’ first St. Louis Commercial Real Estate Summit. More than 150 CRE pros filled the seats to hear the top names in commercial real estate discuss the busy St. Louis commercial real estate market

Retail Midwest

Nimbler retailers turning to small-format stores for a boost

| Dan Rafter

The reactions when former retail king Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month were predictable, with pundits pointing to the filing as more evidence that physical retail is dying. But not all retailers face the same fate as Sears. Many continue to adapt to the changing shopping habits of consumers.

Industrial N Illinois

The road ahead for logistics is all clear

| Matt Baker

The impact that transportation and logistics have had on industrial real estate over the past decade is unprecedented. The flow of goods, spurred on by online shopping, has led to an incredible pace of warehouse and logistics facility development.

Industrial N Illinois

Why the cold shoulder for cold storage?

| Matt Baker

The unprecedented growth of the industrial sector over the last decade has brought numerous changes to the real estate landscape. And with no signs of e-commerce letting up, one should expect investment and development of fulfillment/warehouse space to continue unabated for some time.