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Our annual Forecast publications provide current statistics as well as a look to the future of Commercial Real Estate.

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The Smartbrief is distributed shortly after the end of each month to provide clients with a concise update on commercial real estate happenings. The format is an easy-to-read, skimable document with short “briefs” about movings, closings, opeings, consolidations and more. Everything you need to know in 5 minutes!

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January 31, 2017
Hospitality Development, Division of The Martens Companies, Release Plans for $14.5 Million Hotel in Lawrence, Kansas
$14.5 Million Hotel Set to Become First Tenant of The Mercato of West Lawrence LAWRENCE, Kan. – Wichita-based Hospitality Development of America LLC plans to build a $14.5 million Best Wester...
January 31, 2017
Troy Farha, Retail Advisor at NAI Martens, Brokers Two Locally Owned Hotel Deals
Two Wichita Locally-Owned Hotels Sold - Will be Flagged as National Brands WICHITA, KANSAS – January 30, 2017– The Northrock Suites and Wichita Inn North have sold to a hotel investor gro...
November 22, 2016
Tom Johnson, President, Featured in Midwest Real Estate Journal
Tom Johnson, President of NAI Martens, was featured as the guest blogger on the Midwest Real Estate News Blog on November 22, 2016. Click on this link to view Johnson's blog on Project Downtown s...
October 19, 2016
Steven Martens, CEO, Named Developer of the Year by Best Western International
PHOENIX – Steve Martens, President of Wichita, Kan.-based Hospitality Management LLC and The Martens Companies, was named the Developer of the Year by Best Western Hotels & Resorts during the hotel ch...
September 01, 2016
Report Release: Wichita Multifamily Update 2016 Q3
As the knowledge leaders in Wichita commercial real estate, we at NAI Martens have made a commitment to be on the leading edge of information development and dissemination. We are pleased to present o...
May 06, 2016
Wichita Business Journal Awards NAI Martens with Two 2016 Real Estate Awards
The Wichita Business Journal announced the winners for the 2016 Real Estate Awards and NAI Martens was honored with two of the prestigious awards. NAI Martens was named one of the Top Commercial Firm...
April 08, 2016
Report Release: Wichita Core Report 2016: Q1
As the knowledge leaders in Wichita commercial real estate, we at NAI Martens have made a commitment to be on the leading edge of information development and dissemination. We are pleased to introduce...
March 31, 2016
NAI Martens Receives 2015 Constant Contact All Star Award
WICHITA, KS —3/31/16 – NAI Martens has been named a 2015 All Star Award winner by Constant Contact®, Inc., the trusted marketing advisor to hundreds of thousands of small organizations worldwide. The ...
March 30, 2016
NAI Martens CEO & Chairman Steering Committee of Local Social Services Agency Kicks Off Their Capital Campaign
United Methodist Open Door Inc. is kicking off the public portion of a $2.75 million capital campaign to pay for the purchase and renovation of a former Aircraft Co. building in north Wichita. The ...
March 10, 2016
The Martens Companies named finalists in Small Business Awards
The Martens Companies was named one of ten finalists for the Small Business Awards presented by the Wichita Chamber of Commerce. "We were elated to be nominated and are thrilled to have been chosen...