13 results for “Jim Baker”
Multifamily N Illinois

Not a passing craze: Deconversions still strong in Chicago

| Matt Baker

There were two major condo deconversion deals announced in Chicago at the close of 2018: Kiser Group’s deconversion of the 250-unit Flats on LaSalle and the sale of River City, the largest such deal for the market at 449 units. Since then, however, news of these condo-to-rental deals has been slow. Is this a sign that the trend itself is st…

Multifamily N Illinois

Chicago's multifamily market thriving, evolving

| Matt Baker

With all the activity going on in multifamily these days, many question what the next frontier of this asset class looks like. Yesterday morning, over 225 people had their questions answered at the 10th Annual Chicagoland Multifamily & Affordable Housing Real Estate Summit, hosted by REjournals.

Multifamily N Illinois

Deconstructing deconversion

| Matt Baker

Condo deconversion is a undeniable trend in Chicago. That’s why over 150 people came out to the Montgomery Club on October 18, 2018 to hear expert speakers discuss the ins and outs of this often complex, often lucrative real estate practice at the first annual Deconstructing Deconversion conference.

CRE N Illinois

Optimizing buildings for property, facility and asset managers

| Matt Baker

On August 16, 2018, REjournals hosted the Asset, Property, Facility Management conference. Held at the Drake Hotel in Oak Brook, Illinois, the 14th annual event attracted approximately 150 industry professionals to hear experts discuss the trends and best practices for asset management.

Industrial N Illinois

Where Chicago is headed: A Q&A with Colliers’ Jim Carris

| Matt Baker

Industry veteran Jim Carris recently joined Colliers International as executive managing director and market leader for the firm’s operations in Chicago. Carris brings to his new role over 25 years of experience in all sectors of commercial real estate, making him a prime candidate to probe for answers about the state of the Chicago economy…