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Chicago's MB Real Estate makes personnel moves

Chicago's MB Real Estate recently promoted Krysta Bavlsik to assistant vice president of its investment services team. Bavlsik, who previously served as the manager of the firm’s research team, will assist with a myriad of services, including Argus and Excel modeling and property valuation for dispositions, acquisitions and developments.

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Jack Durburg: No shortcuts to success

Midwest Real Estate News regularly profiles successful commercial brokers. This time we take a look at the nearly 25-year career of Jack Durburg, president of the central division of CB Richard Ellis. From his office in Chicago, Durburg explained just how much, and why, he enjoys the commercial real estate business.

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Mark Augustyn: Customer service still key

Bannockburn, Ill.-based Principle Construction has a not-so-secret formula to earning business when construction work is scarce: Treat your customers well. It just so happens that this is a formula that works for Principle even when times are good. Mark Augustyn, chief operating officer with Principle, recently spoke with Midwest Real Estate News about what his company has done to survive the challenging construction market.