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Celebrating Memorial Day the right way: City forms local real estate association serving veterans

May 26, 2016 VAREP aims to provide a space where real estate and financial service professionals can share ideas, get education and be empowered to better serve the real estate needs of service members, veterans and their families. Read more...

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Two Chicago industrial LEEDers appointed major SIOR national roles

May 26, 2016 Geoffrey Kasselman, executive managing director at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank's Chicago office, will soon be taking on another national industrial role. Read more...

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RealtyTrac study: A gender gap exists when it comes to home values

May 26, 2016 Is owning a home more valuable depending on your gender? According to a new report from RealtyTrac, it might be. Read more...

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Owner that bought foreclosed Arlington Heights retail plaza seeks investor, REIT interest

May 25, 2016 A 138,585-square-foot retail shopping center comprised of 32 shops, a six-plex movie theater, and eight office spaces in Arlington Heights is now on the selling block. Read more...

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Software company relocates along Michigan Avenue, nearly tripling its space

May 25, 2016 For the past three years, the firm has leased 6,709 square feet at 444 N. Michigan Avenue, but due to the firm’s rapid growth and need for additional space, Mediafly chose to relocate to the 20th floor of 150 N. Michigan Avenue, where it will nearly triple its space. Read more...

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Power Home Remodeling Group quadruples its Midwest headquarters within O’Hare submarket

May 25, 2016 he company, which specializes in exterior home remodeling, will relocate from its 7,000-square-foot Rosemont, Illinois space 9450 West Bryn Mawr in November. Read more...

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Seniors housing is booming, and showing no signs of a slowdown

May 25, 2016 The seniors housing industry has never been stronger, at least according to a new survey that reports a record number of transactions and nearly $20 billion in institutional sales in this commercial real estate segment. Read more...

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Waterton’s Zettl: Pace of hotel construction remains strong in Chicago, across the Midwest

May 23, 2016 Several cities across the United States stand to benefit from new hotel construction this year, according to the latest research from Marcus & Millichap, with Chicago leading the way in the Midwest. And a local hospitality professional working the Chicago market also has good things to say about the hospitality industry in the city and its suburbs. Read more...

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Nearly 200 industry pros tune in to get the scoop on office activity at IREJ’s suburban office market conference

May 20, 2016 A crowd of nearly 200 business professionals listened in as experts dished on the latest happenings in today's Chicago suburban office market at Illinois Real Estate Journals' State of the Suburban Office Market conference, May 17 at the Schaumburg Corporate Center. Read more...

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Talking past, present, and future with Next Realty’s Amy Levin as she preps for ICSC in Las Vegas and details what she plans to conquer next

May 20, 2016 This year’s show marks the seventh for Amy Levin, director of leasing at Northbrook-based Next Realty. As she continued to put the finishing touches on her schedule—including a luncheon sponsored by Next and several partners—IREJ caught up with Amy to talk about her expectations for the RECON Show, the retail industry and highlights of both her professional and personal life. Read more...

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Jim Karcz joins DSI as corporate controller

May 20, 2016 He has more than 25 years of accounting and financial experience all within the construction and real estate industry. Read more...

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@properties Commercial announces new senior commercial broker

May 20, 2016 Richwine comes to @properties Commercial from CBRE, where he held various positions over the last 35 years. Most recently, he served as associate director. Read more...

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Tim Nugent named new president, CEO of the Economic Alliance of Kankakee County

May 20, 2016 Nugent replaces Mike Van Mill, who resigned in November after having served as president/CEO since the Alliance's incorporation in 2007. Read more...

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Urban Land Institute Chicago announces 2016 ULI Vision Awards finalists

May 20, 2016 Winners will be announced at the 2016 Vision Awards, June 1, 2016, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Morgan MFG, 401 N. Morgan Street, Chicago. Read more...

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The ever-changing office space now a depiction of the tenants themselves

May 20, 2016 New office spaces today have changed drastically from what they used to be back in the day. The new layouts and features have transformed to become a representation of their tenants--whether it's a media office with walls covered in art or photographs, a unique, digital space for tech firms, or a neon-splattered wall with company goals pinned to it for the startups-- it's no secret an office revolution is definitely taking place. Earles Architects and Associates' Dan Earles shares how changes in offices spaces have shaped up over the years and what's causing it. Read more...

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Retail market a tale of two cities – thriving in downtown Chicago, mixed-bag in the suburbs

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Erica Rogers joins Avison Young Chicago office as VP

May 19, 2016 She will assist with landlord representation services in the Midwest and nationally. Read more...

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Doug Kinney joins Bentall Kennedy’s Chicago office as an executive VP

May 19, 2016 Doug Kinney has joined Bentall Kennedy as executive vice president of Client Relations and Product Development. Read more...

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New study shows that co-working, flexible office space is on the rise

May 19, 2016 U.S. office buildings are more frequently offering tenants co-working space today, office space that employees from several different companies share as a way to save on the cost of space and equipment. Read more...

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U.S. Cellular’s new 331,797-square-foot HQ expansion marks largest lease in suburban Chicago in two years

May 18, 2016 U.S. Cellular Corporation renewed and expanded its existing lease at 8410 - 8420 Bryn Mawr Avenue increasing its headquarters to 331,797 square feet. The company is currently the largest tenant at U.S. Cellular Plaza. Read more...

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