18 results for “Jim Baker”
CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Julia Stoner

| Matt Baker

Since joining Spaces Real Estate in 2013, broker Julia Stoner has generated more than $4 million in revenue. She and Roman Serra were recently tapped to spearhead Spaces Invest, the firm’s new multifamily sales division.

CRE N Illinois

Property management best practices for 2019

| Matt Baker

Whether they are office, industrial, multifamily or retail, all commercial buildings have at least one thing in common. Without good property management, efficiency falters, occupant comfort declines and in the end, revenue plummets.

Industrial N Illinois

Flat no more: Demand picks up in the I-55 corridor

| Matt Baker

Throughout 2017 and 2018, industrial activity in the I-55 corridor was relatively flat. The situation is much different so far this year, with nearly 2 million square feet of absorption in the submarket last quarter alone—the greatest quarterly demand in more than three years.

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…