9 results for “Jeff Berta”
CRE N Illinois

Forecasting three corners of commercial real estate for 2019

| Matt Baker

All throughout 2018, the real estate market was once again buoyed by a virile U.S. economy. There may new challenges in 2019 in the forms of rising interest rates, tightening credit and lingering uncertainty over the geopolitical climate, yet many commercial real estate professionals remain bullish on the market going into the new year.

Retail N Illinois

Mixed-Use Mash-Up: Six elements of tomorrow’s live-work-play communities

| Staff Writer

With e-commerce accounting for a greater share of retail sales, real estate developers are finding creative ways to stay relevant in the eyes of consumers who, increasingly, favor clicks over bricks. In order to provide experiences that can’t easily be replicated online, today’s developers are incorporating retail – including restaurant and…

Retail N Illinois

Will Oak Brook's loss become Chicago's gain when it comes to McDonald's?

| Dan Rafter

McDonald's has long been a presence in the Chicago suburbs, running an Oak Brook, Illinois-based headquarters building that is home to more than 2,000 employees. That facility also houses the famous Hamburger University, a training facility for managerial staff. But, following a trend among a growing number of retailers, McDonald's might so…

Retail N Illinois

For retail success today? Smaller is better

| Dan Rafter

Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke with Jeff Berta, senior director of real estate development with Chicago’s Structured Development, about the state of the retail sector. Berta said that the retail segment is on the rise, with smaller retailers especially doing well today.