85 results for “Industrial Insider”
CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Cal Payne

| Matt Baker

A member of CBRE’s agency and occupier brokerage groups, Cal Payne advises clients in the leasing, acquisition and disposition of industrial facilities throughout North America. Since 2012, he and his team have completed over 300 transactions totaling more than 24 million square feet and valued at over $850 million.

CRE N Illinois

Eisenberg Foundation to host 12th annual Career Day

The Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation will host their 12th Annual Career Day November 1st to 2nd, which kicks off at The Standard Club. The event is designed to bolster young careers, allowing students the unique opportunity to network with industry leaders, while gaining valuable exposure to the Chicago real estate world.

CRE N Illinois

How SCB designs with the client in mind

| Matt Baker

Solomon Cordwell Buenz has long embraced a forward-looking approach to design. From its inception in the 1930s to today, SCB’s focus on innovation has helped the Chicago-based architecture firm stay relevant, even as styles change.

Industrial N Illinois

Industrial Insider: The rise of data centers

| Elise A. Couston, SIOR

This month, the Industrial Insider will explore the rise of data centers. As the property type continues to experience double-digit growth and we expect that this type of development will continue to expand well into the next decade.

CRE N Illinois

Innovation is the key to longevity for real estate companies

| Serena Wolfe and Todd Novak

Traditionally, real estate companies have taken a linear, in-house approach to innovation. While that may have worked in the past, innovations are happening so quickly that companies must do more to remain competitive. Gaining an understanding of tech’s growing role in real estate is now a job responsibility, whether you’re an executive, pr…

Industrial N Illinois

Industrial infill still driving activity in Chicago market

| Matt Baker

Nationally and in Chicago, developers are turning to construction, innovation and technology to meet tenant demand for industrial product. According to Avison Young’s Q1 2018 market overview, the U.S. industrial market, all 12 billion square feet of it, ended the first-quarter of 2018 with an impressive five percent vacancy rate overall.

Office N Illinois

Sustainability requires us to (co)work together

| Matt Baker

One of the central tenets of green building is the conservation of finite resources. One resource that’s often overlooked but certainly worth conserving is physical space. Efforts to reduce the amount of space we use coincides with a growing trend in commercial real estate: coworking facilities.

Office N Illinois

Borrow from the best: workplace ideas from tech HQs

| Clay Edwards

Technology companies are widely thought of as cool places to work, not just because of what they do, but because of the spaces where they work. Employees in other industries have long envied those spaces—and now, management is on board. In Chicago alone, heritage companies such as Kraft Heinz, Conagra Brands and Morton Salt are creating new…

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders Brooke Jackson

| Matt Baker

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Brooke Jackson, multifamily originations vice president at Pillar Financial. Jackson is responsible for production across all Pillar product lines, specializing in conventional multifamily financing with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac throughout the U.S. with a focus on the Midwest. S…

Retail V Michigan

Fighting off the mallpocalypse

In 2017, a new report released by Credit Suisse gave voice to the fears that retailers and real estate professionals have been murmuring about for quite some time. According to the report, approximately 20 percent to 25 percent of all American malls will be shuttered inside of five years.

CRE N Illinois

The diversification of the East-West Corridor

| Matt Baker

Large transactions in the East-West Corridor have recently been driven by the healthcare and insurance sectors. But these more prominent moves may be disguising just how active other industries are in one of the region’s busiest submarkets.

Healthcare N Illinois

The trend in healthcare: smaller and more specialized

| Matt Baker

Healthcare is one of the strongest parts of the economy right now. According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, it is the nation’s largest sector by number of employees, having just surpassed the retail trade. Lest one think that this is due to retail’s woes, healthcare has been on an unflinching increase for decades. The industry eve…