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Office N Illinois

Some Chicago suburbs shedding office tenants

| Matt Baker

The overall suburban Chicago office market comprises nearly 110 million square feet of inventory. But as the suburbs lost more than a million square feet of absorption year-to-date, which areas and property types should investors focus on?

Industrial N Illinois

Batavia spec industrial property leases up

Nick Eboli and James Planey, SIOR of Lee & Associates recently closed out leasing contracts for all 137,000 square feet of a new, spec industrial building at 1200-1270 Douglas Road in Batavia, Illinois. The building, built by Morgan / Harbour Construction for a local owner/developer, was completed in February 2018.

CRE N Illinois

There’s no better ROI than investing in people

| Matt Baker

For owners, investors, operators, portfolio managers and enterprise users, building optimization is key to ensuring that every penny that goes into a real estate asset is put to use effectively. So how do you quantify a property’s performance for what is typically the biggest annual spend—the people that occupy the space?

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Shawn Clark

Shawn Clark maintains an active role in deal structuring, fund and project level financing activities, development management and asset management as president of CRG. He has over a decade of experience in the commercial real estate industry and is the founder of Illumination, a charitable theatrical event.

CRE N Illinois

Zara Johnson to retire after 30 years with Cicero's Development Corp.

Zara Johnson, who first joined Plainfield, Illinois-based Cicero’s Development in 1989 as office manager, will be retiring after 30 years with the company. Johnson will continue to share her talents at Cicero's Development on the part-time basis, contributing in the areas of marketing, administration and accounting, to support her transition.

Office N Illinois

Venture Underwriters opens Chicago office

Venture Underwriters Inc., a division of Allstar Financial Group, expanded its Midwest presence with the opening of a new office in the Chicago market. Located at 620 N. LaSalle Street in the River North neighborhood, the new office will be managed by Dan Moran, who has relocated from the company’s San Francisco office.

CRE N Illinois

Clear Height Properties hires Kurt Angst, promotes Rick Nevarez

Clear Height Properties has named Kurt Angst to the position of director of property management while also promoting Rick Nevarez to director of acquisitions and leasing as the firm continues to grow and expand its presence in the Chicago metro area through strategic new acquisitions. The announcement was made by Dominic Sergi, CEO and pres…

CRE Midwest

Take a look at the CREW Network rebrand

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network has introduced a new brand aiming to establish CREW as the premier global business organization leading women and the industry into the future. The new brand was introduced on September 27 to 1,200 commercial real estate leaders attending the 2019 CREW Network Convention and Marketplace in Orlando…

Office N Illinois

The 'burbs are still an office draw

| Matt Baker

More than 150 people packed into the recently renovated atrium of President’s Plaza near O’Hare for the 4th annual State of the Suburban Office Conference, co-hosted by GlenStar. The dozen expert speakers on hand had much to say about the state of affairs for the office market outside the influence of downtown Chicago.

Industrial N Illinois

CA Industrial appoints CRE veteran Michael Podboy as president

Chicago-based CA Industrial, the industrial investment and development division of CA Ventures, has appointed Michael Podboy, a veteran of the commercial real estate industry who has overseen more than $750 million in development, as president for the division. Podboy will build on the success of CA Industrial, launched in July 2018 with a …

Finance Midwest

Cresa names chief financial officer

National commercial real estate firm Cresa has named Dave Metzger as chief financial officer. Metzger will lead Cresa’s finance team with a focus on financial reporting, long-term financial and strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions as the company continues to expand and reach new markets.