CRE N Illinois
Paul Proano;Coldwell Banker Commercial

Paul Proano named regional commercial sales specialist for Coldwell Banker Commercial

Coldwell Banker Commercial (CBC) announced that realtor Paul Proano will be taking on a new role as regional commercial sales specialist for company-owned offices in Chicagoland, Milwaukee, Indiana and Michigan. Proano will lead the commercial group in the Chicago metro area working with CBC national leadership team, local company-owned leadership and support staff to assist commercial and residential affiliated sales associates with the development and maintenance of their commercial business.

Retail N Illinois
Fox Valley Mall in Aurora, Illinois.

Two Stantec-designed shopping center repositioning projects near completion

Two substantial mall repositioning projects in the Chicago area are near completion. Centennial, the Dallas-based real estate investment firm that owns the properties, tapped Stantec—a  global architecture, engineering and design firm—to redevelop Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills, Illinois, and Fox Valley Mall in Aurora, Illinois. Each property’s dated center court space will be converted into a vibrant, multi-use “central park” environment.

CRE N Illinois
Jared Elfvin;Element78

Jared Elfvin joins Element78 to head up real estate division

Jared Elfvin has joined Element78 in the position of director. Element78, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Tillman Private Equity Services, provides tailored fund administration solutions to private equity, venture capital, real estate, and SBIC funds. In this role, Elfvin will help lead and develop the company’s real estate fund advisory and administration practice.

CRE N Illinois
Southbank Park, designed by Wolff Landscape Architecture, now a part of Confluence.

Chicago's Wolff Landscape Architecture to join Confluence

Confluence, a Des Moines, Iowa-based landscape architecture, urban design and planning firm, has expanded into the Chicago market as Wolff Landscape Architecture will become the newest Confluence office. Craig Soncrant and Matt Strange will lead the Confluence Chicago office as principals. Founder Ted Wolff will provide continuity and remain involved in existing and future projects.