More than 200 results for “Green Building”
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…

Industrial O Indiana

Finding creative solutions to industrial's labor shortage

| Sean McHale

The Indianapolis industrial market is finishing its 25th consecutive quarter of positive absorption, fueled by demand from e-commerce, consumer goods and general distribution businesses. As the region’s strong business climate and central Midwest location continues to attract tenants, there are growing concerns about how the labor shortage …

CRE N Illinois

West Loop property sells for $6M, will be repositioned

Interra Realty brokered the $6 million sale of 1400 W. Monroe Avenue, a four-story skilled nursing facility in Chicago’s West Loop. The buyer, New York-based JK Equities, intends to repurpose the building, which is situated in one of the city’s hottest neighborhoods near an abundance of new office space, hospitality offerings and multifamil…

Multifamily N Illinois

Magellan and Lendlease update Lakeshore East proposal

Sent back to the drawing table by resident feedback, the developers behind a new expansion in Chicago’s Lakeshore East development offered an updated vision at a community meeting last night. The new scheme keeps the original building heights unchanged, but excises a planned hotel in lieu of additional residential units. Other modifications…

CRE N Illinois

For the second year in a row, Chicago named greenest city in the U.S.

Chicago was named the greenest city in the U.S. for the second year in a row, according to the fifth annual U.S. Green Building Adoption Index by CBRE and Maastricht University. Chicago leads a national trend of the U.S.’s largest cities getting even greener. Researchers have found green certified office space across America’s 30 largest me…

Multifamily N Illinois

Skender completes affordable TOD on Chicago’s South Side

Skender, serving as base building and interior construction manager, recently completed Woodlawn Station, a transit-oriented affordable housing development in Chicago. Located just under the Cottage Grove Green Line CTA terminus station in Chicago South Side neighborhood Woodlawn, the mixed-use development features a main building that cont…

CRE N Illinois

Mica Manaois joins Epstein as director of interior projects

Epstein, a leading architecture, engineering and construction firm based in Chicago, has hired Mica Manaois as the new director of interior projects. Manaois will join the Interior team, where she will be tasked with developing and managing business relationships with clients in the commercial interiors, hospitality and retail markets.

Retail N Illinois

Kohler Waters Spa expands with new location in Chicago

Kohler Co. announced plans to expand its Kohler Waters Spa offering with a second location in the Chicago area at Lincoln Common—a new crossroads development in Lincoln Park. It will be part of McCaffery Interests’ six-acre development enhancing the already vibrant neighborhood.

CRE N Illinois

Suburban Chicago high school undergoes massive transformation

Wight & Company recently celebrated the completion of a large-scale, multi-phase replacement project on the main campus of New Trier High School District 203 in Chicago’s northern suburbs. The new structure replaces three aging and inefficient buildings that had been added over the years to meet the needs of the 117-year-old district, which…