Entries by Cindy Hoeschen

International Market Square in Minneapolis sold for nearly $29M

The Minneapolis design center International Market Square has been sold for nearly $29 million. The facility, which has more than 100 design showrooms and galleries, was sold last week to a partnership that includes Minneapolis-based Eagle Ridge Partners as well as an unnamed family and a group of local investors.  Tom O’Brien Cushman & Wakefield […]

Growth tapering in Twin Cities office, industrial real estate markets

This year and last have been relatively good times for the Twin Cities’ office and industrial commercial real estate markets. Vacancy levels in the office market are nearing pre-recession lows while a massive building boom has been ongoing in the industrial sector. A panel of top local experts met for an industry-sponsored event at the […]

Tom O’Brien shares market insights with financial executives

Executive ​Director Tom O’Brien, a member of Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Markets Group, was a featured speaker recently at an event attended by financial executives from all over the metro. Tom was a panel member at Financial Executives International (FEI) Twin Cities’ professional development session June 28, held at the Golden Valley Country Club. Tom […]

U.S. Lodging Overview

Cushman & Wakefield’s Hospitality and Gaming Valuation and Advisory Group recently released its March 2017 US Lodging Industry Overview. The report has a number of findings that parallel what we are seeing here in the Midwest. As noted in our January 2017 Hotel Compass Report, the report notes that 2016 marked another year of continued […]

Leah Maurer speaks on MNCAR panel of experts

Director Leah Maurer joined a panel of other industry experts to discuss the state of the commercial real estate brokerage industy this past week. The annual event, hosted by MNCAR, featured industry analysis from the point of view of Capital Markets brokers. Among the insights she shared with the many in attendance at the Metropolitan […]

Industry panel: Office and Industrial sectors expected to stay busy in 2017

The industrial and office markets should continue to be busy over the next year or two, according to a panel of commercial real estate professionals who spoke this month. At “Riding the Wave: What’s Next?”, an event hosted by Minnesota NAIOP in conjunction with MNCREW, MNCAR, the Minnesota-Dakotas Chapter of CCIM and SIOR, eight industry […]

Tom O’Brien featured on panel of CRE experts

Tom O’Brien, ​Executive Director-Capital Markets, was among the industry leaders featured on the panel of experts at the CCIM Minnesota-Dakotas Investment Real Estate Symposium this past week. Along with leaders of other brokerages with Twin Cities presences, Tom weighed in on the state of the CRE investment industry, biggest surprises of this real estate cycle, […]