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CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Eric Johnson

| Matt Baker

Eric Johnson recently joined Industrial Outdoor Ventures as vice president of development and acquisitions. Having worked in the past on a variety of complex rail-, port- and infrastructure-related industrial development projects, he oversee the firm’s development activity, from land acquisition through the construction phase straight throu…

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: George Mack

| Matt Baker

George Mack joined Cresa in 2016 and has past experience raising debt and equity for corporate users of real estate. Mack has consulted on transactions valued over $120 million and advises Fortune 500 companies and private equity clients in asset monetization, office relocation, build-to-suit development, balance sheet restructuring and the…

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…

Industrial N Illinois

The I-80 Corridor lags in big box leases

| Matt Baker

Chicago has seen a spate of large, spec industrial facilities tilt up in the past year. Now they’re leasing up. While big box projects throughout the region have begun to find users, the situation is a bit slower in the I-80/Joliet Corridor.

Retail N Illinois

Mojo Coffee expands in Chicago with two new locations

New Zealand-based Mojo Coffee has announced the summer 2019 opening of two new cafes. These new outposts will join two Mojo Coffee locations already open in Chicago—site of their 2017 expansion into North America—and over 40 worldwide. Located at 33 N. LaSalle Street and 330 N. Wabash Avenue, this growth furthers Mojo's mission of elevating…

Multifamily N Illinois

CRE experts sound off on rent control in Illinois

| Matt Baker

For more than 20 years, a law on the books in Illinois has prevented any municipality from enacting rent control measures. But with the elections of J.B. Pritzker and Lori Lightfoot, as well as several self-professed socialist Chicago aldermen, the political will may be shifting toward this affordable housing tool.

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Luke Unverzagt

| Matt Baker

Luke Unverzagt is a vice president/senior project manager at Clune Construction Company's Chicago office. He has 14 years of construction experience managing several high profile interior build-outs with infrastructure upgrades, for clients such as Wintrust and Seyfarth Shaw LLP.