Midwest Real Estate News August 2010 : Page 2

2 Midwest Real Estate News® August 2010 www.rejournals.com CONTENTS FEATURES Green building boom in the Midwest? Des Moines is one example of a Midwest city that’s taking green building seriously. Is it paying off? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Holding steady in KC: Like many Midwestern cities, Kansas City is suffering from the impact of the com-mercial real estate slump. But, like many Midwestern cities, too, things here could be far worse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Ohio Focus: Midwest Real Estate News takes a closer look at the commercial real estate market in the state of Ohio. We speak with Bob Brehmer, from NAI Daus; Tom Fox and Bob Raskow, from NAI Cummins; Mike Merle, from Ray Fogg Building Methods; Michael Glass from Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services; and Richard Schuen and Shenan Murphy from Colliers International to find out what’s happening in the diverse markets of Ohio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Multi-Family Still Number One: The multi-family market remains the top-performing commercial sector in the Mid-west. Here’s why. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Chicago Leaders: Midwest Real Estate News profiles three Chicago commercial real estate leaders this issue: J. Paul Beitler of Beitler Real Estate Corporation; Larry Elbaum of Brad-ford Allen/TCN Worldwide; and Richard Stein, Mesirow Financial . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Lexington Report: NAI Isaac president Al Isaac takes a look at the performance of the industrial, retail and office sectors in Lexington, Ken. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 PROFILES/COLUMNS Company Profile: Transwestern ..................................... Editor’s Letter .................................................... 1 3 On the Job: Pioneer Engineering & Environmental Services ........................... HUD Financing: Darrell Moore, Walker & Dunlop ...................................... Broker Profile: Dennis Panzer, Cassidy Turley ....................................... News Briefs .................................................... 9 17 21 22 Directory Listings ................................................ 32

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