171 results for “Matt Goode”
Industrial N Illinois

The Cook County conundrum

| Matt Baker

A paradox of the local industrial market is that taxes and politics have made investors leery about acquiring assets in Cook County. At the same time, however, users absolutely need to be there because there’s no greater concentration in the Midwest of both consumers and good labor.

CRE N Illinois

How concerning are mounting construction costs?

| Matt Baker

The bottom fell out of a lot of things following the 2008 market crash, including construction costs. Prices associated with nonresidential construction tapered off until about six years ago, when steady escalations took hold year after year. Will these increases hasten the finale of this record-long development cycle?

Legal N Illinois

Forecast 2020: Real Estate Law

| Matt Baker

With past experience in the offices of the Illinois Attorney General and in Chicago’s Corporation Counsel, Jack George has helped to mold Chicago. Now a partner with Akerman, he is still shaping the city, though in more concrete terms, bringing zoning and legal consideration to numerous blockbuster developments.

Finance N Illinois

Foresight is 2020: Financing trends in the new year

| Matt Baker

Trade wars. Political uncertainty. Combined with an exceptionally long bull market that has to slow down at some point, these factors have many wondering if the cycle will finally begin to wind down…and how much capital will flow toward real estate in the new year.

Office N Illinois

Forecast 2020: Corporate Relocations

| Matt Baker

Paul Reaumond is the youngest professional to be named vice chairman in CBRE Chicago’s history. It’s a title well earned, as he has helped engineer numerous deals bringing high-profile corporate relocations to Chicago.

Office N Illinois

The nonprofit niche: A world of low rents and high concessions

| Matt Baker

A nonprofit organization is an office user unlike any other, one that usually commands the lowest rents in a property or that is able to negotiate generous concession packages. But tenant reps will have to take a customized approach, based on deep market knowledge, to nail down the deals that these firms don’t just want—they need.

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Josh Graham

| Matt Baker

Josh Graham, CPA, is a senior manager in the Chicago office of Wipfli. He works in the firm’s construction and real estate and private equity practices, with a specific focus on Qualified Opportunity Zones.

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Tabitha Dozier

| Matt Baker

An associate with NAI Hiffman, Tabitha Dozier has managed more than 4.5 million square feet of commercial real estate on behalf of a wide variety of landlord clients. She has also worked with over 100 tenants including Sears Holding Corp, PODS of Chicago, PepsiCo and more. Dozier has an extensive background in lease analysis, including Real…

Office N Illinois

Some Chicago suburbs shedding office tenants

| Matt Baker

The overall suburban Chicago office market comprises nearly 110 million square feet of inventory. But as the suburbs lost more than a million square feet of absorption year-to-date, which areas and property types should investors focus on?