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CRE N Illinois

ACCEND Construction hires Tony Fontanetta as general superintendent

ACCEND Construction LLC has hired Tony Fontanetta as general superintendent. He will oversee projects to ensure they are completed within budget, on schedule and in accordance with client specifications while also ensuring that jobsite safety and quality control are maintained during projects. He comes on board not long after the general co…

CRE N Illinois

Eisenberg Foundation names winner in Midwest Real Estate Challenge

On Saturday, April 6 at the Standard Club, student groups from eight universities competed at the ninth annual Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation Real Estate Challenge for top honors and $10,000 in scholarships. Marquette University’s proposal, The Connect: a revitalization of life and play in Chicago Ridge, impressed the judges, along with the…

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Brendan Sheahan

| Matt Baker

With experience representing tenants, buyer and ownership representation in build-to-suits, investment analysis, acquisition and disposition services, Brendan Sheahan serves as vice president at Darwin Realty. He has completed over 1.3 million square feet of transactions totaling more than $30 million in value.

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leader: Kristen Alessi

Kristen Alessi is a property manager at Draper and Kramer, overseeing the community at Eleven Thirty in Chicago’s South Loop. She joined the firm in 2013 as a property administrator, quickly advanced through promotions and was recently named Accredited Residential Manager of the Year by the Institute of Real Estate Management’s Chicago chapter.

Multifamily V Michigan

The new Hall of Fame class: Marcus & Millichap's Barnett

| Dan Rafter

Last year, Midwest Real Estate News inducted more than 70 members in its newest Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame class. Throughout this year, we’ll be running the profiles of these talented CRE pros online. Today, we focus on the career of Seth Barnett, senior vice president of investments with the Southfield, Michigan, office of…

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leader: Tristen Heimann

Tristen Heimann, director of residential rentals at Luxury Living Chicago Realty, has become a top-producing Chicago rental broker, having assisted hundreds of clients with his expertise in the downtown neighborhoods. He has a true appreciation for the city’s progressive architecture and provides a level of detailed knowledge and understand…

CRE N Illinois

Lena Kitson promoted to principal at Gensler

Gensler Chicago announced that Lena Kitson has been newly appointed principal. Kitson is widely recognized for her skills as a design manager, with clients and industry experts seeking out her knowledge, management acumen and her leadership skills to lead their projects.

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Austin Vanderstappen

Austin Vanderstappen is an associate within Podolsky Circle CORFAC International’s brokerage division, where he specializes in industrial transactions in the Northwest Suburban submarket, representing both tenants and landlords. He focuses on new business development, market research and client services for both private and institutional clients.

CRE V Michigan

Cushman & Wakefield's Keais: Born, raised and thriving in Detroit

| Dan Rafter

Garrett Keais has worked in commercial real estate for nearly three decades. During this time, he’s regularly ranked as a top producer and has managed the real estate portfolios of several multi-billion-dollar financial institutions. Today, he is one of the leaders in Detroit’s commercial industry, working as a managing principal with the S…

Retail N Illinois

New Jewel ends 50-year food desert for Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood

The Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) joined with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and community members to celebrate the grand opening of a new Jewel-Osco store in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood. The move comes after more than $410 million in investment over nearly a decade of redevelopment efforts that started with a modest rehab of th…

CRE N Illinois

CREW Chicago holds 8th industry leadership achievement award dinner

Last week, CREW Chicago held its 8th Industry Leadership Achievement Award Dinner. Over 350 gathered to celebrate Trish Kelly, president of TCF Commercial Banking. Kelly is a long-standing, active member of CREW Chicago and has provided her leadership skills to many CREW Chicago events. Kelly was chosen for her tireless commitment to helpin…

CRE N Illinois

Q&A: Quantum Real Estate Advisors' Chad Firsel

| Matt Baker

Growing up, Chad Firsel helped around his father’s real estate law firm, working his way up from making copies and billing to practically performing the duties of a law clerk. “I realized I didn’t want to be a lawyer,” Firsel said. “There’s a lot of sitting around and arguing and typing.”

Legal N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Joseph Scharnak

Joseph Scharnak recently joined Levenfeld Pearlstein as a partner in the firm’s community association practice group. He has extensive experience representing condominium and homeowners’ associations, real estate investors and developers and financial institutions in diverse legal matters.

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Angela Spadoni

Angela Spadoni, AIA, recently joined Skender as director of residential architecture, where she oversees multifamily design projects, including the design of housing modules produced in Skender’s new Chicago manufacturing facility. She has more than 10 years of international and domestic experience, with an impressive background in multifam…