CRE Midwest
Getting knocked down, then getting up again: It's how new brokers succeed

Getting knocked down, then getting up again: It's how new brokers succeed

Brokers are attracted to commercial real estate because of the freedom: The only factor limiting your success? How hard you work. But for brokers new to the industry, those first few years in commercial brokerage can prove challenging. This isn’t a salaried job. It’s all about commissions. How do you earn those commissions when you’re just getting started?

CRE Midwest
CREW selects leaders for 2019

CREW selects leaders for 2019

Six commercial real estate leaders were elected to the 2019 CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network Board of Directors, which will be led by Holly Neber, CEO of AEI Consultants. The announcement was made at the 2018 CREW Network Convention and Marketplace in San Diego, Calif. 

Office Midwest
Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Three Pickard Chilton-designed projects honored with 2018 Americas Property Awards

Three projects by New Haven, Connecticut-based Pickard Chilton each received a 2018 Americas Property Award for Commercial High-Rise Architecture. The three office towers, all developed by Hines, include River Point in Chicago, Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons in Milwaukee and 609 Main at Texas in Houston. Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons and 609 Main were also recognized with Five Star awards.

Retail Midwest
Planet Granite will open two climbing gyms in Chicago in 2019.

The secret to retail success? It's about experiences

Live in the Chicago neighborhoods of Wrigleyville or Lincoln Park? You’ll soon have the chance to scale 55-foot climbing walls, stretch your muscles in yoga classes and build your strength with free weights all in the same building. That’s when Planet Granite Climbing, Yoga and Fitness opens new gyms in these neighborhoods in just one more example of retailers offering experiences to attract consumers.