Fall SIOR Conference Provides Continuing Education, Information for IRI and Our Clients

Fall SIOR Conference Provides Continuing Education, Information for IRI and Our Clients

By Ryan Zabrowski, CCIM, SIOR New business development, employee recruitment and office environments were the focus of the 2014 Fall SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, October 22-25. Messaging and new business development were the topics of the opening session. This session reiterated the importance of existing clients in creating […]

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Team Approach Results in Successful Property Investment

Team Approach Results in Successful Property Investment

Turning a speculative, distressed property purchase into a successful long-term investment often requires a team approach. In 2011, an Investors Realty client purchased West Grayhawk, a 30,287-square-foot suburban mixed-use building in West Omaha from a bank, then turned it over to the Investors Realty Property Management and Leasing teams. Investors property manager Laura Hansen, NALP, […]

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IRI Reflects on the Year’s Civic Activities

Investors Realty takes pride in being a good corporate citizen through memberships and participation in a number of civic and nonprofit organizations. As a corporation, we sponsored 15 organizations and events in the past year. Individually, our brokers, property managers, leasing agents and support staff gave their time and money to support many  other charities […]

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Property Managers Attempt to Predict the Future

Property Managers Attempt to Predict the Future

Our Property Managers are busy working on 2015 budgets for all properties we manage.  They’ll take a detailed look at costs for 2014 operations, tour each property and discuss any special needs for 2015 with the owners. In addition, they review potential cost increases with vendors and suppliers. With the exception of increases in sewer […]

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Thank You for a Wonderful Year

Thank You for a Wonderful Year

As our 39th year (IRI was founded 10 years before the KC Royals last won the World Series) comes to a close we’re starting to plan our 40th year. But, before we do that, we want to thank all our clients, customers, stakeholders and friends. We’re grateful for your continued confidence in our team. As […]

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Construction Activity and Costs Continue To Climb

Construction Activity and Costs Continue To Climb

Construction activity continues to increase in the Midwestern commercial real estate sector, according to Heartland Real Estate Business magazine. Likewise, according to the magazine, construction costs continue to increase while the small pool of skilled workers and unsteady pricing of materials continue to present challenges to general contractors. The construction industry has recovered only 30 […]

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Omaha’s Office Outlook Is Positive

Omaha’s Office Outlook Is Positive

By TIM KERRIGAN, CCIM The overall office vacancy rate in Omaha is down. Office space absorption is positive and average asking rental rates are rising. Omaha-based firms continue to set the pace for office space demand. Union Pacific, Kiewit, Medical Solutions, West Corporation, First National Bank and WebEquity Solutions all took additional space recently. Add […]

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