Midwest Real Estate News March April 2010 : Page 3

www.rejournals.com March/April 2010 Midwest Real Estate News® 3 CONTENTS FEATURES Industrial holding its own . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 The industrial markets across the Midwest are surviving the economic slowdown rather well. We talk to the commercial professionals who make their living in this market to find out why. Healthcare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Maybe recession-proof was too strong: Healthcare development had always been considered recession-proof. Then the Great Recession hit. Still growing in Topeka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Surprising Topeka continues to see economic development even as most cities across the country are quiet. What is this capital city’s secret? Diversifying in Indianapolis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 Indianapolis is home to a surprisingly vibrant medical and healthcare market. It’s one reason why the Circle City is poised to come out of the slump in good shape. Shedding a bad rap in Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Forbes recently ranked Cleveland as the most miserable city in the country. The commercial pros doing business here, though, don’t see it in the same way. Looking for good things in Omaha in 2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 Omaha commercial pros say that their city is poised for a strong year. We found out why. The Minnesota Roundtable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Minnesota’s top commercial professionals sat with Midwest Real Estate News to discuss the future of commercial real estate in their state. COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Letter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Company Profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Ryan Companies On The Job . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 David Levy, Baird Holm Five Questions With . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Patrick McKeehan, Leadership Council of Southwestern Illinois Names . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Briefs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Directories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33

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