Midwest Real Estate News (June/July 2016) : Page 1

MINNESOTA | MISSOURI | NEBRASKA | OHIO | TENNESSEE | WISCONSIN JULY 2016 WWW .REJOURNALS.COM VOLUME 30 ISSUE 10 Directories begin on page 29: THE DAKOTAS | ILLINOIS | INDIANA | IOWA | KANSAS | KENTUCKY | MICHIGAN Economic Development Companies, Finance, Healthcare MOBs, Green Sustainable Hunt Midwest’s new multifamily project to provide a boost to Kansas community By Dan Rafter, Editor L FEATURE T Your CRE professional does what? The Vue will include a mix of one-and two-bedroom apartments resting above 1,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. The project will also include a multi-level parking garage. Brenner Holland, vice president and general man-ager of Hunt Midwest’s residential division, said that the location is the perfect fit for such a high-end apartment project. “We have the opportunity to bring several hundred new residents to what is already a dynamic commu-nity,” Holland said. “This project will provide support to the retailers and shops that are already operating in this part of Overland Park. We think an apartment MULTIFAMILY (continued on page 18) here’s plenty to like about downtown Over-land Park in Kansas: The city’s urban center is pedestrian-friendly, dotted with shops and restaurants. It boasts an active farmer’s market, a busy community center and an historic theater that brings charm to the area. What does it need? More multifamily development. Developer Hunt Midwest is ready to help lessen some of this shortage. The company earlier this year closed on a 2.5-acre site in downtown Overland Park. Starting this year, it will begin site-prepara-tion work on The Vue, a 219-unit mixed-use luxury apartment project. A look at the hobbies of some of the Midwest’s most successful commercial pros W By Dan Rafter, Editor e all have hobbies. But do you play trumpet in a wedding band? Do you race cars? Are you an avid beekeeper? Maybe not. But commercial real estate professionals across the Midwest claim all of the above hobbies, and more. Here’s a look at what some of the top commercial pros in the Midwest do in their time out of the office. Read carefully: You just might find your new hobby in this list. HOBBY (continued on page 25)

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