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Autumn Harris;PREMIER Design + Build Group

Autumn Harris joins PREMIER Design + Build Group, LLC as marketing manager

PREMIER Design + Build Group, LLC, a full-service design + build firm, announced that Autumn Harris has joined the company’s team as marketing manager. Autumn brings a depth of expertise in A/E/C marketing and comes to PREMIER most recently from a national general contractor, where she was instrumental in leading successful marketing initiatives and supporting business development across office locations and markets.

CRE N Illinois
David Newton;Draper and Kramer

Draper and Kramer promotes David Newton to regional property manager

Draper and Kramer, Inc., a national real estate services firm, has promoted David Newton to the position of regional property manager. In his new role, Newton will oversee two rental properties in Draper and Kramer’s Chicago-area management portfolio: 1130 S. Michigan Avenue, a luxury high-rise in the South Loop neighborhood; and 1350-1360 N. Lake Shore Drive, a 740-unit apartment community in the Gold Coast.

CRE N Illinois
Lee Stellakis;ARCO/Murray

ARCO/Murray’s Lee Stellakis named EY Entrepreneur of the Year finalist

Global assurance, tax, and advisory services firm EY announced that Lee Stellakis, partner at design and construction firm ARCO/Murray, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Award in the Midwest. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Stellakis was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a black-tie gala on June 13 at Navy Pier Grand Ballroom in Chicago.

CRE N Illinois
Michael Tredennick;Krusinski Construction Company

Krusinski Construction Company adds Michael Tredennick

Krusinski Construction Company (KCC) announced the addition of Michael Tredennick to its growing team. He joins the firm as a project engineer, working closely with the operations team in the coordination of documents, drawings, contracts, submittals, RFIs, and assistance with project pre-planning, construction and post-construction tasks.

CRE N Illinois
CRE Future Leaders: Diana Wright

CRE Future Leaders: Diana Wright

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Diana Wright, associate at Dubin Singer, P.C., where she specializes in facilitating commercial real estate transactions with a focus on single- and multi-parcel assemblage acquisitions, dispositions, financing and leasing for national retail developers. She has extensive project experience in the Midwest and has consummated millions of square feet of retrofit and build-to-suit transactions throughout the country.

CRE N Illinois
Donna Gaines;Gaines International

Donna Gaines returns to Gaines International

Gaines International announced that founder Donna Gaines has returned as managing partner to lead the Chicago-based global search firm. Gaines International is an executive search and recruiting firm serving the architecture, interior design, engineering, construction and real estate development industries. The firm was acquired by Houston-based Allen Austin in 2014, which maintains regional offices across the country.