Category Archives: Land

Single-Family and Multi-Family Lead Land Sales; Inventory Declining, Prices Increasing

The Twin Cities land market continues its comeback as developers take strategic land positions in sought-after markets. Market fundamentals continue improving across all categories, resulting in increasing transaction volume and rebounding values. Driven by a recovering housing market, single-family residential … Continue reading

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Land Market Driven by Demand for Raw Residential Tracts, Multi-Family Urban In-Fill, Industrial Build-to-Suits and Select User-Driven Retail

Land market for residential homebuilding has tightened to the point where the negotiation leverage is shifting to sellers; record-low apartment vacancy rates continue spurring apartment development, primarily in urban, core markets Agricultural land continues selling for a premium as high … Continue reading

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A shift in land strategies among developers

In today’s challenging market, developers and speculators are establishing very different identities for themselves; in the more robust times of recent years, the difference between developers and speculators became quite cloudy and intermingled. As a result of a “thinning crowd,” … Continue reading

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Land investors return, as market correction kicks into high gear

This article first appeared in the May 2009 issue of the Minnesota Real Estate Journal. While the commercial real estate market has stalled due to the weak economy and credit crunch, investor demand is starting to gain momentum in one … Continue reading

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