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Is Industrial Real Estate in Trouble?

July 7, 2023

Amidst the ever-shifting economic landscape and its accompanying trials, the industrial real estate sector has proven its mettle by displaying remarkable resilience. Despite concerns surrounding its vulnerability, several key factors have contributed to the stability […]

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Cap Rate & Inflation – What do They Mean for Industrial Real Estate?

July 1, 2023

Industrial Real Estate in Chicago Let’s explore the intriguing world of real estate economics, where two powerful forces, cap rate compression and inflation, make their presence known. Today, we’re focusing on their impact on Chicago’s […]

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An Insider’s Guide to Industrial Real Estate Part II

June 15, 2023

What Are the Different Kinds of Industrial Tenants? Industrial tenants can run the gamut, but generally they fall into two types of companies: manufacturers and distributors. Some companies will have a mix of both manufacturing […]

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An Insider’s Guide to Industrial Real Estate – Part I

June 12, 2023

What is industrial real estate? The key features of industrial real estate are buildings with an open box, high ceilings and multiple loading docks. These buildings lend themselves to users who need to manufacture goods […]

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Adaptability: The Universal Skillset

June 5, 2023

When people are planning their future careers, one of the first concerns that will come to mind is developing the right skillset. In many cases, the needed skillset is obvious—if someone wants to become a […]

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The Golden Rule

June 2, 2023

The idea that we ought to “treat others the way we like to be treated,” often known as the Golden Rule, has been the foundation for countless ethical, moral, and religious belief systems. This rule, […]

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Guided Tour of Chicago Industrial Real Estate

May 30, 2023

 GUIDED TOUR OF ELMURST INDUSTRIAL PARK This is Industrial Drive in Elmhurst and this is a street where we have owned, I think it’s 5 buildings over the past 15 years and we still […]

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Why a Long-Term Investment Horizon is Important

May 25, 2023

With every investment we make, it is important to think about how the investment’s value will change in both the near and distant future. What will the value of a given building be in one […]

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Small is Beautiful

May 22, 2023

In his groundbreaking book Small is Beautfiul, E.F. Schumacher criticizes the “cult of bigness” and the effects this apparent cult has had on seemingly every component of our organized world. Nowhere, it seems, is this […]

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Our Approach to Debt

May 19, 2023

Debt is often the lifeblood of real estate enterprises because, to put it simply, debt is what helps firms access properties that would otherwise be unaffordable. By going into debt, it becomes possible to have […]

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