More than 200 results for “Ivan Baker”
CRE N Illinois

CRE taxes hit west side of downtown Chicago hardest

| Matt Baker

Mid-April may be tax season here in the U.S., but for owners and occupiers of CRE properties, taxes are never far from mind. While Chicago’s real estate taxes have risen drastically over the past five years, the largest burden has followed downtown demand, out to the western submarkets.

Industrial N Illinois

Five points of industrial analysis

| Matt Baker

Institutional investors, developers and users alike are drawn into the industrial vortex, an asset class outperforming all others as the economy continues to shift to on-demand everything. What’s in store for the remainder of 2019 and this development cycle?

CRE N Illinois

Q&A: Tim Anderson of Focus

| Matt Baker

Tim Anderson is CEO and founder of Focus, a Chicago-based firm that delivers development, construction and consulting services. He got his start in commercial real estate over 40 years ago and since then has been a trailblazer for industry diversification.

Office N Illinois

Coworking flexes its muscles

| Matt Baker

Coworking is a quite misunderstood segment of the real estate economy. It seems novel, but its roots go back to the ‘70s. It’s users are young start-ups, except when they are Fortune 100 multinationals. So just what is the reality about this emerging asset class and where are things headed?

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Brendan Sheahan

| Matt Baker

With experience representing tenants, buyer and ownership representation in build-to-suits, investment analysis, acquisition and disposition services, Brendan Sheahan serves as vice president at Darwin Realty. He has completed over 1.3 million square feet of transactions totaling more than $30 million in value.

Industrial N Illinois

There’s no stopping the ever-growing warehouse

| Matt Baker

If Gulliver were to travel through modern America’s real estate landscape, he might note the Lilliputian market share of the retail sector—and the corresponding Brobdingnagian nature of warehouse and logistic facilities. And it’s not just market share as industrial buildings themselves grow in size every year.

CRE N Illinois

Studio Gang-led team chosen for $8.5B O'Hare expansion

| Matt Baker

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Studio ORD has been selected to implement an $8.5 billion expansion of O’Hare International Airport’s terminal space. Studio ORD is a joint venture led by Chicago-based Studio Gang along with Solomon Cordwell Buenz, STL Architects, Corgan Associates and Milhouse Engineering and Construction.

Healthcare N Illinois

The outlook for outpatient could mean outrageous returns

| Matt Baker

The hospital’s monopoly on healthcare is coming to an end. These large institutions aren’t going anywhere, of course, but every year, more and more people receive treatment in medical office buildings (MOBs), retail centers and other off-campus facilities. And real estate investors have taken notice.

Industrial N Illinois

Chicago industrial activity up by 30%

| Matt Baker

The Chicago area remains a key industrial hub and target for investors, with the market experiencing a 30.4 percent increase in industrial sales activity year-over-year, through February 2019. Like many markets around the country, portfolio sales volume contributed to Chicago’s industrial velocity.