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Commercial Real Estate 2016 Podcast

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Gain an understanding of the current market and learn what’s necessary to make informed decisions for the future.

In this podcast, Christian D. Caulum and Kian H. Wagner of Oakbrook Corporation shares results from the recent Oakbrook Commercial Real Estate survey, including a deep dive into Madison’s office, industrial, and apartment markets. Items to be covered include:

Madison Office & Industrial Market:

  • Vacancy, rent, and absorption data, along with historical comparisons and trends
  • Building and land sales
  • Largest lease transactions of 2015, showing which companies expanded, contracted or closedLargest lease transactions of 2014, showing which companies expanded, contracted or closed
  • Pending lease transactions of 2016, showing who’s in the current market
  • Key recent and ongoing construction projects

Madison Apartment Market:

  • Key economic drivers fueling the current boom in apartment development
  • Discussion of where we are in the investment cycle, and whether the Madison market at risk of overbuilding
  • A discussion on whether owners and investors should buy, sell, or hold
  • Risks and opportunities in multifamily housing today

David Simon, President of Operations at Veridian Homes, discusses the local residential housing market. David is responsible for business and new product development, strategic planning and operations management. He is an influential player in the home building industry since 1982. In June 2003, David successfully combined two businesses to become Wisconsin’s largest home builder, Veridian Homes. Since then, he has spearheaded major quality initiatives for Veridian Homes and has continued to establish the company as one of the top builders in the nation.

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