CRE N Illinois
Chicago 2020 focus from the Chicago Real Estate Forecast

Chicago 2020 focus from the Chicago Real Estate Forecast

There is so much about the City of Chicago that is vibrant and good—including the investment the commercial real estate and related business communities continue to make across all areas of the city. At the same time, there is much that requires further focus, clarity and vision to make the city second to none—not just in 2020, but for decades to come.

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Cawley Chicago names Michael P. McKiernan sales manager

Cawley Chicago names Michael P. McKiernan sales manager

Cawley Chicago has announced the appointment of seasoned industry veteran Michael P. McKiernan to sales manager. For the last year, McKiernan has served as a consultant to Cawley Chicago, focused on coaching individual brokers and brokerage teams on how to be more efficient and productive as they work to serve the needs of their clients.

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NKF completes three leases totaling 118,000 SF for Barings

NKF completes three leases totaling 118,000 SF for Barings

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) recently completed three new leases totaling 118,000 square feet on behalf of Barings Real Estate Advisers in support of an institutional investor. Senior managing directors Elise Couston, SIOR and Adam Marshall, SIOR, CCIM, along with director Mark Deady, CCIM, all of NKF’s Chicago office, were involved in the deal.

CRE N Illinois
State of the market from the Chicago Real Estate Forecast

State of the market from the Chicago Real Estate Forecast

For the past decade and a half, the Chicago State of the Market panel has been a cornerstone of REjournals’ annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast conference. The 2018 event was no different, with a faculty comprised of some of Chicago’s leading commercial real estate firms engaged in an in-depth look at the marketplace, including the trends that took hold in 2017 and the headlines likely to be made in 2018.

CRE N Illinois
State of the market from the Chicago Real Estate Forecast

State of the market from the Chicago Real Estate Forecast

For the past decade and a half, the Chicago State of the Market panel has been a cornerstone of REjournals’ annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast conference. The 2018 event was no different, with a faculty comprised of some of Chicago’s leading commercial real estate firms engaged in an in-depth look at the marketplace, including the trends that took hold in 2017 and the headlines likely to be made in 2018.

CRE N Illinois
Chicago Chapter of SIOR names 2017 scholarship winners

Chicago Chapter of SIOR names 2017 scholarship winners

The Chicago Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and the SIOR Foundation has awarded five scholarships totaling $15,000. The Chicago Chapter of SIOR 2017 Scholarship Committee included Sean Henrick, SIOR of Cushman & Wakefield and Schain Banks Kenny & Schwartz’s Jim Hochman.

Student Housing N Illinois
SCB breaks ground on academic/residential complex at UIC

SCB breaks ground on academic/residential complex at UIC

Work is underway on a $100 million, Solomon Cordwell Buenz-designed living/learning facility at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Slated for a July 2019 opening, the two-story academic classroom building and 10-story undergraduate residence hall will be constructed as part of a public-private partnership between UIC and American Campus Communities, an Austin, TX-based student housing developer.

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Christine Battist appointed CFO of Avison Young

Christine Battist appointed CFO of Avison Young

Christine Battist has joined Avison Young as a principal and Chief Financial Officer. Based in the firm’s Chicago office, she will lead the company’s finance and accounting organization, serve on the corporate leadership team and participate in the development and execution of the company’s long-term growth strategy and profit goals.