Midwest Real Estate News September October 09 : Page 4

4 Midwest Real Estate News® September/October 2009 CONTENTS FEATURES Fighting off the slump in Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 The two main commercial hubs of Nebraska, Omaha and Lincoln, are each surviving the real estate and economic slump in their own ways. A healthcare slowdown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Healthcare once ranked as the lone bright spot in the commercial real estate construction industry. These days, though, the economy has caught up with this sector as hospitals and medical groups put a halt on new construction. Holding steady in Kansas City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 David Block knows the ins and outs of the Kansas City market. He knows, then, that though the economy has slowed construction here, this Midwest city is still holding its own despite the economic slowdown. Economy not crippling Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 From the northeast to the capital city, Minnesota is working through the bad economy in its own way. Relatively low unemployment and a diverse mix of businesses is the key. The power of wind energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 While so many commercial construction projects are being put on hold, wind-energy projects are popping up across the Midwest. DIRECTORIES: Women in Real Estate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Construction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Business Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 COLUMNS/PROFILES Editor’s Letter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Broker Profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 David Stein, Steinco Corporate Real Estate Advisors Company Profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 The Geneva Organization Minneapolis multi-family market report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Gina Dingman, Colliers Turley Martin Tucker Chicago retail report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Ed Zifkin, Zifkin Realty Group Owning your office space . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Juan DeAngulo, Cape Horn Group The resiliency of single-tenant net leased retail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Andy Gallas and W. Michael Bennett, Marcus & Millichap NEWS BRIEFS Names . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Retail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Industrial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Multi-Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 www.rejournals.com

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