Office Midwest

AlphaMetrix expands at 181 West Madison

AlphaMetrix Group, LLC has recently renewed its lease and expanded its foot print to 40,000-square-feet at 181 West Madison Street. AlphaMetrix, which previously occupied the 34th floor, will continue to occupy the entire 34th floor as well as a portion of the 33rd floor

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.