CRE N Illinois
Discussing the role of minority women in commercial real estate were, from left to right: Elle Ramel of Farpoint Development, Steph Smothers of Sterling Bay, Smita Sahoo of CannonDesign, Navi Sandhu of Fifield Companies and Ciere Boatright of Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives. The event was held at Knoll’s Fulton Market headquarters.

Confronting CRE's diversity problem

Women of color made up just 5 percent of executive/senior-level officials and managers in the S&P 500, according to 2015 data from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The situation is just as stark in commercial real estate.

Office N Illinois
Colliers arranges 48,000-SF lease consolidation for Crown Castle

Colliers arranges 48,000-SF lease consolidation for Crown Castle

Colliers International’s David Burden, Tom Berarducci and Jay Kyle represented Crown Castle, a leading provider of communications infrastructure, in a 48,000-square-foot lease at Highland Landmark II located at 3025 Highland Parkway in Downers Grove, Illinois. JLL’s Jeff Shay and Karla Harmon represented the building owner, James Campbell Company, in the deal.

Industrial N Illinois
PREMIER Design + Build Group breaks ground on Itasca industrial/retail development

PREMIER Design + Build Group breaks ground on Itasca industrial/retail development

PREMIER Design + Build Group has broken ground on a mixed-use, 48-acre development in northwest suburban Itasca, Illinois. The Bridge Point Itasca project for client Bridge Development Partners will feature three new industrial buildings totaling 741,621 square feet. In addition to the industrial buildings, Bridge Point Itasca will include more than seven acres of land newly zoned for retail use. PREMIER is providing design-build services on the project.