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Multifamily Midwest

U.S. becoming a nation of renters? Not yet

| Dan Rafter

Is the United States becoming a nation of renters? You might think so when reading all the headlines about the number of U.S. adults becoming “renters by choice.” But in the United States, owning a home is still, by far, the most common choice of households.

Industrial N Illinois

Chicago’s data center market will continue to cruise in 2018

The global data center market went out strong at the end of 2017, and looks as if it will continue to surge for the foreseeable future. JLL’s 2018 Data Center Outlook reveals that even after a record-shattering 2016, robust data center leasing activity continues across all major North American markets, taking around 25 percent of available …

Healthcare N Illinois

Life sciences real estate is booming

| Matt Baker

Every industry is contending with technological disruptors, and the life sciences are no different. The commercial real estate industry is front and center in this disruption, according to CBRE analysis, and Chicago in particular is poised for growth.

Multifamily Midwest

NMHC: Developers already planning the apartments of the future

| Dan Rafter

Officials with the National Multifamily Housing Council know that technology is changing everything. The company points at success stories such as Uber. It’s the largest taxi service on the globe, but the company doesn’t own a single vehicle. It looks, too, at Airbnb, a major player in the hospitality industry that doesn’t own a single property.

Industrial N Illinois

The Missner Group purchases flex building

The Missner Group has acquired 2323 Ravine Way in Glenview, IL. The purchase of the 45,000-square-foot, single-story, pre-cast flex building is part of a sale-lease-back with the current owner, DreamWorks Graphic Communications, a boutique printing company that specializes in high-impact print collateral.

Office N Illinois

Inspiration as an office amenity? That’s the goal of Inspire TV

| Dan Rafter

Office buildings today often boast amenities that you’d normally associate with a high-end hotel or apartment building, everything from high-tech onsite fitness centers to yoga studios and dog parks. But one office building in Vernon Hills, Illinois, offers an amenity that’s rarer than all this: a huge video screen in the lobby that display…