Midwest Real Estate News February 2011 : Page 3

www.rejournals.com February 2011 Midwest Real Estate News® 3 CONTENTS FEATURES Multi-Family’s Strength: The multi-family market remains the strongest of the commercial real estate sectors. Midwest multi-family experts share their thoughts on why this is. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A Closer Look at Chicago, St. Louis and Minneapolis: Three commercial pros from Jones Lang LaSalle take a look at the strengths and weaknesses of three key Midwest markets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . COLUMNS/PROFILES Editor’s Letter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Company Profile: United Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 6 1 Revitalizing the suburban mall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 A new office building rises in Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 8 News Briefs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Directory Listings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Hanging Tough in the Midwest: Brokers with CB Richard Ellis take a look at the resiliency of the Midwest in the face of the country’s continuing economic struggles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Looking Ahead: A Chicago-based analyst looks into the future of commercial real estate. What he sees might surprise you. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Legal Issues 2011: What are the biggest legal hurdles that commercial professionals face in 2011? Four legal minds from Wisconsin’s Ruder Ware share their thoughts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

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