Archive | October, 2010

Hiring expectations highest since 2006

October 25, 2010 As companies continue to see increased profits and demand slowly creeps back up, economists paint a much more optimistic picture for future hiring. Read more...

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Chicago industrial fund purchases two properties

October 25, 2010 VK Industrial I, LP, a real estate fund managed by Venture One Real Estate, LLC and Kovitz Investment Group, LLC has closed on two industrial properties in the Chicago market. Read more...

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Home sales sluggish in first full month with out tax credit

October 22, 2010 Homes sold more quickly in September when compared to the same month last year, but fewer homes changed hands, according to a release from RE/MAX Northern Illinois. Read more...

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Ventas to acquire real estate assets of Atria for $1.3 billion

October 22, 2010 Ventas, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the real estate assets of privately-owned Atria Senior Living Group (“Atria”) for a total purchase price of $3.1 billion Read more...

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Upscale Radisson Blu coming to Minneapolis’ Mall of America

October 22, 2010 Carlson, a privately held, global hospitality and travel company, in late September signed an agreement to develop a $130 million Radisson Blu hotel with Mortenson Development, Inc. in Minneapolis. The hotel will be the first connected by sky bridge to the famous Mall of America. Read more...

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Minnesota appraisal leader Jerry Forsythe dies

October 22, 2010 The Minnesota appraisal business in September lost one of its pioneers when Jerry Forsythe, former owner and president of St. Paul-based Forsythe Appraisals, died at the age of 86. Read more...

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Minnesota law firm makes big impact in fight against breast cancer

October 22, 2010 Hellmuth & Johnson isn't just a Twin Cities-area law firm. It's also a member of the community. Because of this, the business was one of many in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area that participated in a fund-raising effort designed to raise money in the fight against breast cancer. Read more...

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Looking for good news? How about bad news? Cassidy Turley Twin Cities report has it all

October 22, 2010 Looking for good news in the commercial real estate markets in the Twin Cities? The third-quarter 2010 market research report from the Minneapolis/St. Paul office of Cassidy Turley had it. Read more...

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Hungry? Burger Time makes its way to Minneapolis/St. Paul area

October 22, 2010 Hungry residents of the Minneapolis/St. Paul area now have a new option to fill their stomaches: Food Shacks Inc. has opened a new Burger Time restaurant in White Bear Lake, Minn. It's the first location for the franchise, which specializes in extra-large-sized food, in the Twin Cities area. Read more...

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Krusinski honored by Chicago Building Congress

October 21, 2010 The Chicago Building Congress recently bestowed its 2010 Award of Honor to Joseph Krusinski, chief executive officer of Oak Brook-based Krusinski Construction Company, in a ceremony at the Union League Club in Chicago. Read more...

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