Retail N Illinois
Luxury haberdashery Syd Jerome doubles Loop footprint

Luxury haberdashery Syd Jerome doubles Loop footprint

In its second move in 26 years and third in its 60-year history, Syd Jerome, the luxury menswear store, has relocated to a 7,300-square-foot, two-level ground floor location at 20 N. Clark Street, an office tower in Chicago’s Central Loop. The move will provide twice the space of the retailer’s previous location.

CRE N Illinois
Chicago a top-three market for tech talent growth

Chicago a top-three market for tech talent growth

The high-tech industry has accounted for about one-fifth of major office-leasing activity in the U.S. since 2018—more than any other industry. With its access to labor, higher education pipeline and relative affordability, Chicago is poised to capitalize from a recent top-three ranking among North American markets for attracting tech workers.

CRE N Illinois
Catherine E. Vorwald;Sterling Bay

Sterling Bay strengthens life sciences division with new hire

Chicago-based real estate development and investment firm Sterling Bay has hired Catherine E. Vorwald as its first director of life sciences. The new role signals a continued investment in diversifying the firm’s portfolio through strategic acquisition and development of state-of-the-art research labs to capitalize on the high demand for modern commercial research lab space in Chicago.

CRE N Illinois
Massive CTA infrastructure project planned on Chicago's North Side

Massive CTA infrastructure project planned on Chicago's North Side

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will start construction for the Red-Purple Bypass this fall. A joint venture of Walsh Construction and Irving, Texas-based Fluor Corporation are tasked with designing and building the bypass, which is a major component of CTA’s Red Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project to improve service and accessibility on the century-old rail system.

CRE N Illinois
Melissa Dinslage;Avison Young

Avison Young hires new communications director, to be based in Chicago

Avison Young has hired Melissa Dinslage as global director of internal communications with a mandate to oversee the development of internal initiatives, platforms and channels that advance the company’s brand while facilitating internal marketing efforts, operational efficiency and employee engagement. She will be based in Avison Young’s downtown Chicago office.

Seniors Housing N Illinois
Mark Myers;Walker and Dunlop

Walker & Dunlop expands with senior housing team in Chicago

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. has added a team of five property sales brokers in Chicago, expanding the company’s multifamily property sales platform to the Midwest. Managing directors Mark Myers and Josh Jandris and vice presidents Jordyn Berger, Alex Vice and Mike Surak are focused on originating and executing on the full continuum of senior housing property sales across the United States.

CRE N Illinois
CRE Future Leaders: Patrick Russo

CRE Future Leaders: Patrick Russo

Patrick Russo was recently named a managing director at Stream Realty Partners, where he leads the strategic direction and operations of the Chicago office. His primary responsibilities include expanding Stream’s acquisition, development, leasing and property management platforms and building Stream’s presence in the greater Chicago market.