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Marion Green Park Apartments groundbreaking at former YMCA site

MARION – Ground was broken on May 9 for the multifamily development to be known as Green Park Apartments. The property at 3100 10th Avenue, Marion was previously home to the YMCA for over 50 years. It’s now slated for a 147-unit residential development.

Instead of the original plan of three buildings,

Former restaurant building repurposed and fully leased

The former restaurant building repurposed at 1140 Blairs Ferry Road NE is now fully leased. What was once constructed in 1993 as a single-tenant 8,000 square foot (SF) North Country Steakhouse now serves a new purpose, three purposes to be exact.

GLD Commercial announces new principals

GLD Commercial announces new principals. Angie Glick-Martin, SIOR and Erica Seelman join company founders and principals Adam Gibbs, SIOR and David Drown, SIOR, CCIM.

Angie Glick-Martin, SIOR—Broker Associate
Angie has been with GLD since 2016. She’s involved in all aspects of commercial real estate on both a local and regional level

Your First Commercial Property Purchase

Things to consider when purchasing your first commercial property:

01 — What types of property interest you?
Property types:
• Industrial
• Office
• Retail
• Multifamily
• Hospitality

02 — How involved do you want to be?
Active or passive investor:
• Land development
• Land banking
• Value-add or stabilized

Edgewood Logistics Park on track

Edgewood Logistics Park is on track with the construction of a 204,000 square foot (SF) speculative industrial building in Cedar Rapids, IA.

“We are on track to open the first of four planned buildings in spring 2022. Footings, foundation and site work is complete, and the steel package

Sale-Leaseback Benefits

Sale-Leaseback Benefits

CCIM Institute definition:
In a typical sale-leaseback, a property owner sells real estate used in its business to an unrelated private or institutional investor. Simultaneously, the property is leased back to the seller for a mutually agreed-upon time period.

Benefits:
Opportunity to capitalize on favorable market conditions

Stride Autism Centers expands footprint to Hiawatha

Angie Glick-Martin represents landlord as Stride Autism Centers expands footprint

Mission-driven provider of evidence-based therapy for children with autism, Stride Autism Centers (Stride), is now actively enrolling clients at its new clinic at 1327 Boyson Road, Hiawatha. In addition to Hiawatha, Stride

Cedar Rapids affordable housing community announced

A 7.9-acre tract of land on Cedar Rapids’ SW side, listed by GLD’s Angie Glick-Martin, was recently sold to The Annex Group. Known as a workforce, affordable and student housing developer, The Annex Group plans to develop Union at Wiley — a 180-unit

Office, warehouse and flex space make the perfect combination for BDC Group

GLD Commercial’s Erica Seelman represented BDC Group in their endeavor to find a new headquarters. Seelman assisted the company throughout its site selection and lease negotiation process, they ultimately selected 1525 Ketelsen Dr., Hiawatha, IA, a combination of office, warehouse and flex space.

“Bringing the team together

Cedar Rapids downtown development signals recovery

Two recently announced corridor Barrel House restaurants signal recovery for Cedar Rapids’ downtown development.

KWWL reporter Michele White discussed the revitalization of the 3,500 square foot space at 201 1st Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids with GLD’s Michael Gibbs.

New restaurants coming to Marion, Cedar Rapids