145 results for “Baker Development Company”
CRE N Illinois

Chicago: Coarse and strong and cunning

| Matt Baker

In Carl Sandburg’s lauded poem of his hometown, he describes a city that—beneath a veneer of sweat and soot and vulgarity—thrums with vitality and swagger, too ambitious to be wary of any roadblocks ahead. A century after Chicago’s publication, does this poem still depict its eponymous source?

Finance N Illinois

Those new FHA condo regs have wide-reaching implications

| Matt Baker

This past October, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) enacted long-expected changes to the regulations governing condominium purchases. While these amendments will hopefully ease more prospective homebuyers’ affordability woes, the wider commercial real estate industry will feel the effects as well.

CRE N Illinois

Confronting CRE's diversity problem

| Matt Baker

Women of color made up just 5 percent of executive/senior-level officials and managers in the S&P 500, according to 2015 data from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The situation is just as stark in commercial real estate.

Office N Illinois

Chicago a top target for tech expansion

| Matt Baker

In the past year, technology firms accounted for more than 4 million square feet of occupancy in the Chicago CBD. With new tech job creation happening every year, the city is fast becoming a hub for West Coast firms seeking cheaper space.

Office N Illinois

The unstoppable Fulton Market

| Matt Baker

No office submarket in Chicago—and arguably in the country—has seen an ascension over the past decade quite like Fulton Market’s. For those wondering if the winds of change might be coming, all the flags are starched and pointing toward unrelenting, unwavering progress.