More than 200 results for “Focus”
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…

CRE N Illinois

Bryan Irwin joins SCB's campus environments practice

Architecture, interior design and planning firm Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) has hired Bryan Irwin, AIA LEED AP as a principal. Irwin will be part of the firm’s campus environments leadership team, practicing nationally with a focus on libraries and learning environments.

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.

CRE N Illinois

PPM America hires BlackRock vet to expand real estate debt capabilities

PPM America (“PPM”) announced the addition of a new managing director, Mark Kramer, who joins the firm’s 33-member commercial real estate team, which includes employees of PPM as well as PPM’s affiliate, PPM Finance, Inc. (“PPM Finance”). Based in Chicago, Kramerjoins from BlackRock, Inc. and brings 18 years of real estate investment expert…

CRE N Illinois

Lee & Associates of Illinois welcomes Sean Austin

Lee & Associates of Illinois recently hired Sean Austin. He specializes in the leasing and selling of industrial properties in the Chicago/Metro area for institutional owners, sources development opportunities and executes tenant representation transactions for national clients.

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Zack Hilgendorf

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Zack Hilgendorf, vice president at Quantum Real Estate Advisors, Inc. With extensive experience handling the acquisition and disposition of single-tenant and multi-tenant properties throughout the U.S., Hilgendorf’s skill set and in-depth knowledge of the nuances of net-lease tran…

Office N Illinois

Attracting tenants to suburban offices: Service is key

| Matt Baker

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, REjournals hosted the 3rd annual Suburban Office Market Conference, co-hosted by GlenStar Properties. More than 150 industry professionals flocked to the Schaumburg Corporate Center to hear about the latest trends on the office market outside the urban core.

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Jared Larson

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Jared Larson, vice president of asset management and investment at Sterling Bay. Since joining Sterling Bay in 2014, Larson has worked in a broad spectrum of the industry, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, capital markets, asset management and development. His effor…