Office N Illinois
Sara Lee opens R&D facility within Oakbrook Terrace headquarters

Sara Lee opens R&D facility within Oakbrook Terrace headquarters

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery celebrated a sweet addition to its recently launched Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois headquarters with the opening of a 10,000-square-foot R&D innovation center and test kitchen. The facility, the “Kitchens of Sara Lee,” will focus on the innovation and expansion of new flavors and product lines for the dessert product manufacturer.

Multifamily N Illinois
An eight-story, 58-unit boutique rental building at Banks Street and Lake Shore Drive, 61 Banks Street is located on the last developable lakefront parcel in Chicago’s premier Gold Coast neighborhood.

Boutique apartment property, 61 Banks Street, opens in Chicago's Gold Coast

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, last week celebrated the grand opening of 61 Banks Street, an eight-story, 58-unit boutique rental building at Banks Street and Lake Shore Drive, on the last developable lakefront parcel in Chicago’s premier Gold Coast neighborhood. Among the guests at the grand opening were representatives from project partners including architect Booth Hansen, interior architect Darcy Bonner & Associates, landscape architect Jacobs/Ryan and general contractor Leopardo.

Industrial N Illinois
2080 Lunt Avenue in Elk Grove Village, Illinois features a 30,000-cubic-foot, underground stormwater detention system.

Stormwater detention: The new convention

There is one unifying concern on every industrial project that goes up in Chicago, whether it be a redeveloped infill warehouse or a new million-square-foot logistics center: water. Every site must include stormwater mitigation into the design to meet strict environmental regulations.

CRE N Illinois
Chicago chapter of SIOR participates in annual service day

Chicago chapter of SIOR participates in annual service day

On Wednesday, May 8, members from the Chicago chapter of the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR) came together to participate in the organization’s 2019 Service Day by packing food at Feed My Starving Children in Schuamburg, Illinois. The Chicago Chapter was joined by Mark Duclos, SIOR National president-elect, for the activity.