CRE N Illinois
Multi-family market still hot throughout Chicago

Multi-family market still hot throughout Chicago

Monica Makin, vice president of acquisitions and asset management with Chicago’s Urban Innovations, is a fan of Chicago’s multi-family market. And why not? The number of renters flocking to hot Chicago neighborhoods – and even many of its inner-ring suburbs – is still on the rise. And, as Makin says, there’s no sign yet of a slowdown in the city’s multi-family demand.

Finance N Illinois
Associated Bank's Jaki Becker: It's the relationships that matter

Associated Bank's Jaki Becker: It's the relationships that matter

Jaki Becker has logged more than 25 years in the commercial real estate business. Today, she is the senior vice president and relationship manager with Associated Bank’s commercial real estate division, responsible for loan origination and business development throughout the Chicago-area and Illinois markets. Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke to Becker about her career, her love for real estate and the advice she would share with others hoping to succeed in this profession.