Finance N Illinois
Associated Bank's Jaki Becker: It's the relationships that matter

Associated Bank's Jaki Becker: It's the relationships that matter

Jaki Becker has logged more than 25 years in the commercial real estate business. Today, she is the senior vice president and relationship manager with Associated Bank’s commercial real estate division, responsible for loan origination and business development throughout the Chicago-area and Illinois markets. Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke to Becker about her career, her love for real estate and the advice she would share with others hoping to succeed in this profession.

Retail N Illinois

Chicago's L3 Capital believes in the power of urban retail

L3 Capital LLC is heavily invested in urban retail. Just in the Southport corridor of Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood -- one of the city's busiest -- LC Capital has invested $20 million in retail projects dotting a two-block stretch. There's a reason why L3 is so interested in urban retail; the demographics and foot traffic that come with it.

CRE N Illinois

Jones Lang LaSalle acquires property-management company

In a move to expand its property-management business, Jones Lang LaSalle acquired Means Knaus Partners, a Houston-based property-management company. The transaction will boost Jones Lang LaSalle's portfolio of office space under management by about 16 million square feet with properties located primarily in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Orlando and Tampa.