196 results for “Forecast”
CRE N Illinois

Sam Zell: Is the love affair with homeownership coming to an end?

| Dan Rafter

Is the love affair between U.S. consumers and their single-family homes coming to an end? For younger consumers, this seems to be the case. And for Sam Zell, real estate celebrity and chief executive officer of Chicago’s Equity Group Investments, this means one thing: The younger generation of consumers is pretty smart.

CRE Midwest

Sam Zell and Debra Cafaro to headline Commercial Real Estate Forecast

| Staff Writer

Chicago-based real estate icon Sam Zell, chairman of Equity Group Investments, and Debra Cafaro, chief executive officer, Ventas, Inc. will be the headline speakers on January 24, 2012 at the 10th Annual Commercial Real Estate Conference. The event is produced by Illinois Real Estate Journal and the Real Estate Publishing Group, and will be…

Industrial Midwest

Migration Absolute

| Staff Writer

On average, transportation costs are typically eight to ten times the cost of real estate and in most scenarios, transportation is the true “driver” behind real estate decisions. With higher fuel costs, decaying infrastructure and fewer truck drivers on the horizon, migration to rail is absolute.

CRE Midwest

A Tale of Two Recoveries

| Staff Writer

Expectations for a modest recovery in the Capital Markets in 2011 have been “spot on” as the activity of the second half of 2010 was pivotal and has continued led into the first quarter of 2011. A continuation of the “cleansing” of distress assets has resulted in greater velocity in the debt markets, albeit still rather slow and steady comp…

CRE N Illinois

Chicago’s largest CRE forecast event set for Jan. 18

| Staff Writer

The Annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference produced by the Illinois Real Estate Journal returns to the Marriott Chicago for its ninth annual gathering on Jan. 18. The conference remains the longest-running and largest commercial real estate forecast in Chicago.