CRE Midwest

Jones Lang LaSalle named ENERGY STAR partner of the year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Jones Lang LaSalle 2011 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for its leadership in promoting and implementing strategic energy management programs to achieve significant energy and financial savings, and for its commitment to maximize energy efficiency across its entire operation.

Finance Midwest

The Future of Debt – How Quickly We Are Back! Liquidity returns.

Today’s buzz-words are “Cash Flow”, “Income in Place”, and “Lease rollover”. Virtually all lenders have returned to the market. Life Insurance Companies, Banks, CMBS (no longer called Conduits) and many public and private Funds are providing capital to real estate, post recession. This is a clear sign that we bottomed out in 2009-10 and the future is bright.

CRE Midwest

New Market Tax Credits: Separating fact from fiction

By now you may have heard the words, “New Markets Tax Credits.” Or maybe you haven’t. If you haven’t, don’t feel too bad. In an informal poll of Midwest real estate developers, less than two out of ten developers had ever heard of the New Markets Tax Credit program. And of those who had, misconceptions abound about the program