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CRE N Illinois

The Cook County Land Bank looks to go commercial

| Matt Baker

With numerous vacant properties left at the tide line of the receding Great Recession, The Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) was created in 2013 to find new uses for this inventory. Though their early efforts focused on single-family homes, the rehabilitation of industrial and commercial properties is poised to make an even larger impact.

CRE N Illinois

Chicago City Council approves Tribune Media Plan for riverfront development

| Matt Baker

The scheme by Tribune Media Company subsidiary Tribune Real Estate Holdings to transform their riverfront development at 777 W. Chicago Avenue has been approved by the Chicago City Council. The master plan, designed by Chicago-based architects Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB), is the culmination of a multi-year process that included meetings wi…

Multifamily N Illinois

New Lakeshore East development cleared to go forward

The developers behind an expansion in Chicago’s Lakeshore East development won approval from the Chicago Plan Commission last night for two projects comprising four news buildings. The projects by Lendlease and Magellan Development will add 2,340 residential units, 570 hotel rooms and 44,000 square feet of retail space to the East Loop neig…

Retail N Illinois

Auto dealerships steer toward experiential retail

| Matt Baker

As brick-and-mortar retail battles the onslaught of e-commerce, a movement has grown toward experiential sales. If fewer customers are coming out to shop for physical goods, then sell them an experience instead. It’s quite difficult, after all, to ship 20 minutes of indoor skydiving from an overseas supplier.

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.

Multifamily N Illinois

McShane Construction completes seven-story, mixed-use building

McShane Construction Company recently completed Parkview Apartments in downtown Arlington Heights, Illinois for client UP Development. The seven-story building is situated at the southwest corner of Dunton Avenue and Eastman Street in close proximity to nearby restaurants, cafes, stores, parks and the Arlington Heights Metra Station.

CRE N Illinois

Skender completes Loyola University Chicago engineering science flex lab

Skender, serving as base building and interior construction manager, has completed the construction of Loyola University Chicago’s new 10,000-square-foot engineering science flex laboratory, located near the intersection of North Broadway and Sheridan Road. The mission of the new single-story building is to provide an open and collaborative…

CRE N Illinois

Green city: Chicago achieves LEED for Cities Platinum certification

Chicago has achieved LEED for Cities Platinum Certification, the highest level of certification available from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Chicago is one of the first cities in the world to be certified using LEED, the world’s most widely used green building rating system that focuses on human and environmental health. The LEED…