106 results for “Chicago Department of Buildings”
Multifamily N Illinois

Dearborn Homes community in Chicago's Bronzeville set to go solar

In a first of its kind public and private sector innovation project for Chicago, the Dearborn Homes public housing development that serves more than 600 families in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood is producing renewable energy via private solar panels primarily on its rooftops. This solar installation completed this month supports ComEd’…

Legal N Illinois

Leading real estate partner joins Latham & Watkins in Chicago

Latham & Watkins LLP announced that Robert Fernandez has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a partner in the corporate department and member of the real estate practice. Fernandez represents clients on a range of sophisticated real estate transactions, with a particular focus on financings, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, comme…

Finance N Illinois

National Equity Fund names Matthew Reilein as president and CEO

National Equity Fund, a syndicator of the low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC) program, announced the appointment of Matthew Reilein as president and CEO, effective June 1, 2019. Reilein will oversee all day-to-day operations of the Chicago-based nonprofit, including the effective implementation of all policies and programs. Reilein will …

Retail N Illinois

New Jewel ends 50-year food desert for Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood

The Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) joined with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and community members to celebrate the grand opening of a new Jewel-Osco store in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood. The move comes after more than $410 million in investment over nearly a decade of redevelopment efforts that started with a modest rehab of th…

CRE N Illinois

Kinzie Industrial Corridor flex space sells for $3.9 million

Interra Realty announced the $3.9 million sale of 1827 W. Hubbard Street, a 33,000-square-foot flex office building in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood, within the boundaries of the Kinzie Industrial Corridor. Interra director Colin O’Malley and co-founding principal Jon Morgan represented the private seller. The buyer was Chicago-based Day…

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Danielle Tillman

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Danielle Tillman, managing director at Chicago-based architecture firm bKL Architecture. Her vast design portfolio of education and institutional projects includes the renovation of the Whitney Young Library, Wolf Point West, GEMS World Academy and numerous Chicago Public Schools …

Retail Midwest

Retail today: Staying relevant is key

| Matthew Mason

Much has been written and continues to be discussed regarding the changing face of retail. Many of these conversations inevitably include regional malls – largely non-Class-A – across the country struggling to find their footing in the wake of retailer bankruptcies and store closings. Sears is the latest and most prominent example with its …

Finance N Illinois

Former Chicago Alderman Manny Flores to helm SBA lender SomerCor

SomerCor, a Chicago-based Small Business Administration (SBA) Certified Development Company (CDC), has appointed Manuel “Manny” Flores as president and chief executive officer. Flores takes the reins at SomerCor after serving two years as a member of the nonprofit lender’s board of directors. Flores brings a unique blend of public and priva…

Retail N Illinois

Von Maur department store plans to open seventh location in Illinois

Von Maur Department Store announced plans to open a 130,000-square-foot store at Orland Square in Orland Park, Illinois. Scheduled to open fall 2019, the store will be the company's seventh location in Illinois. The remodel of the two-level Von Maur store will feature the company's signature open floor plan and contemporary residential ambi…

CRE N Illinois

Theaster Gates honored by ULI for work in urban development

Internationally acclaimed artist and urban planner Theaster Gates, whose rise to prominence began with his use of art and culture to revive underserved neighborhoods in his hometown of Chicago, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development.

CRE v Wisconsin

Slow-growth city no more: Milwaukee CRE activity soaring

| Dan Rafter

It's not just downtown Milwaukee that's seeing a boom in commercial real estate leases, sales and development, it's all of the city and suburbs. Not only that, all of Southeastern Wisconsin is firmly in boom mode today when it comes to commercial real estate activity.

Retail Midwest

The secret to retail success? It's about experiences

|   Dan Rafter

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 …