More than 200 results for “Focus real estate”
Seniors Housing N Illinois

Supply and labor concerns in the senior housing sector

| Matt Baker

Approximately 150 industry professionals crowded into the University Club on Wednesday, November 7th for REjournals’ 10th annual Chicago Senior Housing Real Estate Conference. While the mid-term elections were fresh in everyone’s minds, the most-discussed topics of the day had more to do with overbuilding and labor shortages than politics.

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Abe Eilian

| Matt Baker

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Abe Eilian, director at Essex Realty Group. He concentrates primarily on asset valuation, market research and transaction analysis, assisting clients in the acquisition and disposition of investment real estate throughout the greater Chicago metropolitan area. To date, Eilian has …

CRE c Nebraska

The CRE boom far from fizzling in Omaha

| Dan Rafter

Sometimes steady is best. Just ask the brokers doing business in Omaha. The commercial real estate market has been strong here for nearly a decade now. And it’s shown this strength without needing the soaring highs or dizzying lows exhibited by some of the bigger, more volatile markets across the Midwest.

Seniors Housing N Illinois

Q&A with James Keledjian, principal at Pathway to Living

| Matt Baker

In a recent survey of senior housing investors, nearly two-thirds of respondents expected the size of their portfolios to swell over the next 12 months. Coupled with an imminent demand brought on by the aging baby boomer generation, it’s clear that this product type is poised for major activity over the next few years.

CRE Midwest

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

| Dan Rafter

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 …

CRE Midwest

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. 

Hospitality N Illinois

Red Roof expands The Red Collection with Springfield hotel

State House Inn, the second property and first franchised property in The Red Collection, Red Roof’s first soft-brand, has opened in Illinois’ capital city, Springfield. Located in the heart of downtown, the property features 125 guest rooms and has undergone a full renovation. The property is owned by Vendian Capital Management and managed…

Legal N Illinois

Law firms continue to slash office footprints in Chicago

| Matt Baker

Like most professional service companies, law firms are seeking cost-controlling initiatives. In Chicago, that means that many are reducing their office footprints to attain higher operational savings, according to the 2018 North American Legal Trends Report from CBRE’s law firm practice group.

CRE N Illinois

Goldie Initiative raises $425,000 to advance women leaders in CRE

The Goldie Initiative reports record breaking success after raising $425,000 dollars for their annual Goldie Gala held on September 13, 2018. Over 600 industry professionals came together for the special night at Wintrust’s Grand Banking Hall to celebrate the first ever Goldie Initiative Shero Award. Sheli Rosenberg, former president and CE…

Industrial N Illinois

Rockford turns its focus toward high-tech manufacturing

| Matt Baker

Rockford and the I-39 Corridor have a long and interesting manufacturing history. In the 1850s, one of the first companies to establish in the area was J. H. Manny & Co., a manufacturer of wheat reapers. The company would later be embroiled in a high-profile legal case with McCormick Harvesting Machine Company that would involve future pres…

Hospitality N Illinois

Aries Capital and Four Corners Advisors form strategic alliance

Neil Freeman, chairman and chief executive officer of Aries Capital, LLC, and Michael Shindler, president and chief executive officer of Four Corners Advisors, Inc., announced that the two Chicago-based firms have formed a strategic alliance to provide an end-to-end hotel advisory, transaction and financing platform for hotel developers and…

Finance Midwest

Navigating the evolving world of commercial finance

| Dan Rafter

The companies that provide commercial financing remain busy today, with developers, owners and buyers seeking the money they need to build warehouses, transform office buildings into apartment towers and add brand-new luxury apartments to urban skylines.