Back Story: C&W’s Ronn Thomas takes high-flying path to CRE

Commercial real estate is in Ronn Thomas’ blood, but his career took a circuitous and at times high-altitude route before he landed with the Bloomington office of Cushman & Wakefield. He now is a broker and senior director of C&W’s hospitality division. His parents owned a commercial real estate company in Rochester, Minnesota, where he spent […]

After 20 years of patience, Kharbanda family mobilizing Downtown East properties

For the Kharbanda family — an immigrant success story — the official groundbreaking Monday of their $100 million Ironclad apartment and hotel project began the second act of the family’s big downtown real estate vision. View full article.

Newly acquired Bloomington hotel will be renovated, rebranded

Hawkeye Hotels and JR Hospitality have teamed up to buy and renovate the GuestHouse Inn and Suites in Bloomington. They will convert the hotel, which previously was the Park Plaza, into a Courtyard by Marriott in the next 12 months, according to a news release from Coralville, Iowa-based Hawkeye Hotels. View full article.