CRE N Illinois
Nena Guillory Hamilton;Clear Height Properties

Clear Height Properties adds to growing team

Clear Height Properties has named Nena Guillory Hamilton as controller. In this position the accounting and commercial real estate veteran is responsible for financial and accounting functions for the company and its expanding commercial real estate portfolio. The firm also announced the appointment of Joe Young as vice president, asset management and acquisitions.

CRE N Illinois
Neil Murray;JLL

JLL announces corporate solutions leadership changes

JLL announced that Neil Murray will become global CEO, corporate solutions, succeeding John Forrest. Murray, who will be located in Chicago, will report to CEO Christian Ulbrich and join the company's global executive board. Mark Caskey will succeed Murray as EMEA CEO, corporate solutions. The changes are effective June 1.

Office N Illinois
Coworking flexes its muscles

Coworking flexes its muscles

Coworking is a quite misunderstood segment of the real estate economy. It seems novel, but its roots go back to the ‘70s. It’s users are young start-ups, except when they are Fortune 100 multinationals. So just what is the reality about this emerging asset class and where are things headed?

Office N Illinois
Professional services firm KPMG opens 30,000-SF innovation and technology center in Chicago

Professional services firm KPMG opens 30,000-SF innovation and technology center in Chicago

KPMG LLP has opened the KPMG Ignition Center – Chicago, the firm’s seventh and largest center designed to allow the firm’s clients to become better, more competitive and transform. The 30,000 square foot Ignition Center, located on the 68th floor of the Aon Center, brings together the firm’s collective capabilities across signal sensing, design thinking, data & analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), strategy, business process and technology.

CRE N Illinois
Mark Skender;Skender

Mark Skender receives lifetime achievement award from UW-Madison

Skender CEO Mark Skender was recently awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the University of Wisconsin–Madison Construction Club. Since 1997, the club has served the needs of the university’s construction engineering and management programs by fostering contacts between UW–Madison engineering students and the design and construction industry.

Retail N Illinois
REI opens along Chicago River

REI opens along Chicago River

REI Lincoln Park celebrated the grand opening of its new riverfront location this past weekend. CallisonRTKL teamed with REI Co-op and R2 Companies on the new 40,000-square-foot store at North Kingsbury and West Eastman, on the banks of the North Branch Canal of the Chicago River.