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Tech Firms Driving Local Economic Growth

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By Jimmy Clark
JLL Indianapolis

If you’re at all in tune with the Indianapolis business climate, you know as well as I do that tech companies have been dominating the Indy Star and IBJ headlines as of late.

Whether it’s a recent cash infusion from a venture capital partner (see Salesvue), rapid job creation (see hc1.com), or… Read More

Changes to the Wine and Spirits Industry Affect Commercial Real Estate

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By Jimmy Clark
Jones Lang LaSalle

With more than $76 billion in annual revenues nationwide, the wine and spirits wholesaling industry is a lucrative one despite slowed demand being forecasted for 2014.

It has been a historically steady industry compared to others, but regulation will always affect wine & spirits wholesalers both at federal and local levels. The federal three-tier… Read More

Investment Returns for Dummies

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By Jimmy Clark
Jones Lang LaSalle

“NPV and IRR” … If you went through any finance course in college or graduate school, you are most certainly familiar with these terms.

NPV, or net present value, is a calculation that discounts, at a given rate of return, the net cash flows from operating and selling a property… Read More

Economic growth and its Effect on Class-B Landlords

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By Jimmy Clark
Jones Lang LaSalle

With the first quarter of 2013 now behind us, the Federal Reserve recently announced its belief that the economy has returned to a moderate growth mode.

The Fed believes the unemployment rate could drop to 7.3 percent by the end of 2013, signifying a stronger sentiment in job growth than… Read More