Midwest

Jumping on the Bandwagon, LaSalle Forms Partnership to Capitalize on Discounted Real Estate

As expected, price tags on commercial real estate around the world are dropping and LaSalle Investment Management is among the minority presently in a position to take advantage of bargains, the likes of which may not be seen again in decades. The Chicago-based firm has just formed a fund with the Austin-headquartered

TODAY’S DEALS: Behringer Harvard Acquires NoHo Commons for $96M, and Other Transactions

Behringer Harvard recently acquired The Gallery at NoHo Commons, a 438-unit multifamily community situated on a 5.3-acre site at 5416 N. Fairview Ave., adjacent to the North Hollywood Metro Station in Los Angeles, for approximately $96 million.

JLL Launches JV with Real Estate Disposition to Auction Commercial Property

In response to a growing need for owners, banks and servicers to quickly liquidate commercial property, real estate owned (REO) and both distressed and non-distressed commercial notes, Jones Lang LaSalle has launched a joint venture with Real Estate Disposition LLC (REDC) to provide an online auction sales platform that creates a market for optimal commercial property and note disposition.

Kensington’s Ann Arbor Student Housing Community Now Complete; Most Units Leased

The Courtyards Student Apartments, which is owned by Ann Arbor Campus Housing, LLC, an affiliate of Kensington Realty Advisors Inc., recently completed its third and final phase of its 896-bed, off-campus community.

Pinnacle Expands Into the Midwest; Office Was Strategic Objective, Says Kevin Charcut

Pinnacle has opened a new office in Kansas City, Mo. The new office is the headquarters for the Great Plains region, which includes Missouri, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming and southern Iowa. The regional office is strategically located to offer enhanced service and access to Pinnacle’s growing resident and client base.

Prudential Preferred Properties and Rubloff Residential Properties Merge

Prudential Preferred Properties and Rubloff Residential Properties have merged to form Prudential Rubloff Properties, an independently owned and operated firm with 17 offices and nearly 900 sales professionals and staff.