More than 200 results for “Forecast”
CRE N Illinois

The long game: How to tap the experience of your property managers

| Matt Baker

Communication between departments is important for any business, and this is no different for real estate firms. That’s why it’s important to involve the property management team early and often on a project. From acquisition to offer to development, operations can have a lot of important input before being handed the keys to a property.

Industrial N Illinois

Some improvement in the I-55 Corridor

| Matt Baker

The Chicago metro industrial market remained strong last quarter. The 8.6 million square feet of new leasing activity during Q2 is the highest quarterly total since 2015 and the plummeting vacancy rate, which was down by an 23 basis points to 6.4 percent, is the lowest rate recorded since 2001.

Multifamily N Illinois

Spring weather brings swirling winds to apartment market

| Douglas Imber

In a recent letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, Charlie Munger penned that the company’s future leaders would likely be unable to generate the type of returns he and Warren Buffet delivered.  He argued that it wasn’t because their future managers wouldn’t be as talented, but rather because, “It doesn’t matter how good of a fisherman …

Legal N Illinois

Five ways to avoid a commercial lease dispute

| By Andrew P. Shelby

Rent is one the largest recurring expenses for many businesses. As a result, disputes about commercial leases pose the potential to have significant impacts on businesses. And commercial lease disputes can hurt the land owner or property manager too. For example, from the owner’s side, conflict about a lease can tie up property while haltin…

Industrial N Illinois

Industrial Insider: NAIOP 2018 forecast

| Elise A. Couston, Senior Managing Director at Newmark Knight Frank

I recently attended the NAIOP Chicago chapter forecast breakfast that was headlined by Dr. Mark Eppli, Bell Chair in Real Estate at Marquette University. This is the seventh consecutive year that Dr. Eppli has presented to this audience.

Retail N Illinois

Forecasting Chicago's retail outlook

| Matt Baker

Nationally, rising consumer confidence levels and the potential for higher wages should carry retail momentum through the year. This is according to Marcus & Millichap’s 2018 U.S. Retail Investment Forecast.

CRE N Illinois

Chicago Real Estate Council's capital markets outlook

The Chicago Real Estate Council brought together a prestigious group of lenders to discuss the state of the commercial mortgage lending market, 2018 production forecasts and market trends. The presentation, Real Estate Capital Markets Outlook, was held on February 20, 2018 at Maggiano’s Little Italy.

CRE N Illinois

Chicago 2020 focus from the Chicago Real Estate Forecast

| Matt Baker

There is so much about the City of Chicago that is vibrant and good—including the investment the commercial real estate and related business communities continue to make across all areas of the city. At the same time, there is much that requires further focus, clarity and vision to make the city second to none—not just in 2020, but for deca…