Multifamily N Illinois
FirstService Residential expands property management offering into Chicago

FirstService Residential expands property management offering into Chicago

Florida-based property management firm FirstService Residential is expanding its Chicago property management portfolio with the acquisition of Lieberman Management Services, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Simultaneously, the company is partnering with Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, which is exiting condominium management and transferring its condominium management division, DK Condo, to FirstService Residential.

CRE N Illinois
Andy MacGregor;ACCEND Construction LLC

ACCEND Construction launches in Chicago

ACCEND Construction LLC has opened its doors for business in Chicago. The general contracting firm is led by Andy MacGregor, president, an industry veteran who has headed some of Chicago’s largest projects in this space. The company will use an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), making it one of the few general contractors to offer every single employee the opportunity to be an owner.

Office N Illinois
Skender completes construction of Aspen Dental Midwest headquarters

Skender completes construction of Aspen Dental Midwest headquarters

Skender, serving as interior construction manager, has completed construction of Aspen Dental’s new 50,000-square-foot Midwest headquarters. Aspen Dental, an East Syracuse, New York-based company that provides administrative and business support to branded dental practices, has relocated to the art deco building vacated by Sterling Bay at 1040 W. Randolph Street.

CRE N Illinois
CRE Future Leaders: Danielle Tillman

CRE Future Leaders: Danielle Tillman

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Danielle Tillman, managing director at Chicago-based architecture firm bKL Architecture. Her vast design portfolio of education and institutional projects includes the renovation of the Whitney Young Library, Wolf Point West, GEMS World Academy and numerous Chicago Public Schools projects.