77 results for “Chicago Design Network”
Industrial Midwest

Slots, drinks, networking and a market presentation: More than 400 industry pros attend AIRE's sixth annual virtual tour at the Rivers Casino

| Staff Writer

Industrial market activity and quarterly statistics continue to demonstrate that Industrial real estate is alive and well in the Chicago area, after one of the worst periods ever, from 2008 to 2011. That's why it's no surprise that the theme of the 2016 Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers annual virtual tour was pegged as, “Indus…

Industrial Midwest

Are 1 million-square-foot speculative buildings still relevant?

| Staff Writer

Bigger is better…Or is it? In the last 20 years, Chicago-area industrial brokers have seen National Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies take larger and larger distribution facilities, with many of these types of users now focused on ‘Mega Distribution Centers’ of 1 million+ Square feet in size.

CRE Midwest

HFF's Michael Kavanau on teamwork: 'The collaborative brain of all our partners is a factor more powerful than we are individually'

| Stephanie Aguilar

For Michael Kavanau, real estate practically runs in his blood. Growing up in a family where both his grandfather and father were real estate brokers, it’s no wonder he continued the tradition. “You learn a lot about real estate when you talk about it at the dinner table every night,” Kavanau, senior managing director and co-head of HFF’s C…

Industrial Midwest

Profile: Noel Liston of Darwin Realty shares his appreciation for helping people both inside and outside the industry and explains how others can impact the community

| Stephanie Aguilar

Helping other people is something Noel Liston, principal at Darwin Realty & Development Corporation, finds most rewarding. He said he’s had the pleasure of working with and training three young brokers at Darwin over the past five years, which renews his excitement and passion for the industry. And there’s another way that Liston intends to…

CRE Midwest

Nasutsa Mabwa: Embracing innovation & taking risks

| B. Herron

Nasutsa Mabwa humbly got her start in real estate at McCaffery Interests. Dan McCaffery, the founder of McCaffery Interests, took a risk in hiring Mabwa, who was coming out of municipal government and urban planning, to manage a large real estate development project. The rest, as they say, is history.