Driverless cars, entertainment centers and panic rooms … the right combo for dying malls?

April 27, 2017 an driverless cars save struggling suburban shopping malls? Maybe … at least in part. These cars of the future might be one way technology can give a boost to malls, said Vishu Ramanathan, chief executive officer of Chicago-based commercial real estate tech company Buildout. Read more...

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DNA of CRE survey: Commercial real estate remains male-dominated, doesn’t make instant millionaires

January 24, 2017 The vast majority of commercial real estate professionals -- 80 percent -- are male, and most don't rank among the super rich, with 24 percent of commercial real estate agents reporting that they earned less than $100,000 in gross commission income each year and 16 percent from $101,000 to $150,000 each year. Read more...

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Tech startup to get office build-out and expansion at Civic Opera Building

June 28, 2016 TechNexus, a startup incubator and collaborative ecosystem for Chicago’s technology and business leaders, hired J.C. Anderson, Inc. to complete a 9,000-square-foot expansion and renovation to their Chicago office space on the 12th floor of the building. Read more...

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The DNA of #CRE survey: CRE pros are not embracing technology

March 18, 2016 Only 32 percent of commercial real estate pros responding to an industry survey by theBrokerList and Buildout say they use LinkedIn. Most surprising? According to the survey, LinkedIn is the most popular social media tool used by commercial real estate professionals, with only 18 percent of respondents saying they use Facebook and just 15 percent Twitter. The companies behind the DNA of #CRE survey – a comprehensive look at the makeup and work practices of commercial real estate professionals across the country -- pointed to this minimal use of social media as one of the biggest surprises of the 2015 survey. Read more...

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