Retail i Ohio
Mid-America sells 291,000-square-foot retail center in Ohio

Mid-America sells 291,000-square-foot retail center in Ohio

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of Waterside Marketplace in Chesterfield Township, Michigan. The 291,231-square-foot retail center was purchased by PMAT Real Estate Investments, a middle-market real estate investment firm founded in 2003 that is actively pursuing acquisitions nationally.

Retail N Illinois
Ryder opens logistics-focused maintenance facility in St. Charles

Ryder opens logistics-focused maintenance facility in St. Charles

Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation and supply chain solutions, opened a state-of-the-art, full-service maintenance facility located in St. Charles, Illinois. The new Ryder facility, located at 510 S. Tyler Road, offers customers convenient access to the major trucking highway IL-64, connecting the area to I-355 and I-88.

Retail N Illinois
Palatine retail center sells for $4.4 million

Palatine retail center sells for $4.4 million

Marcus & Millichap announced the sale of a 50,400-square-foot retail property, located in Palatine, Illinois, according to Steven D. Weinstock, regional manager of the firm’s Chicago Oak Brook office. The asset went from contract to close in 73 days and sold in an all-cash transaction for $4,442,500.

Retail Midwest
Circle Centre Mall is one of the strong players in the Indianapolis retail market, a market ranked highly in a new report by Ten-X.

Ten-X report: Plenty of challenges facing retailers

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.

Retail N Illinois
Leap launches retail platform to move brands into brick-and-mortar locations

Leap launches retail platform to move brands into brick-and-mortar locations

Retail-as-a-service provider Leap launched a platform to enable digital brands to occupy brick-and-mortar retail stores more quickly and without taking on the typical risks of physical store development themselves. Leap does this as they announce their first store opening in Chicago, for shoe brand Koio, and the support of $3 million in seed funding, led by Costanoa Ventures with the participation of Equal Ventures and Brand Foundry Ventures.