More than 200 results for “Midwest conference”
Office N Illinois

Luxury amenities boosting occupancy rates in office properties

| Dan Rafter

Helenia Madrigal knows how important amenities can be for office building owners who want to attract and retain the best tenants to their properties. She is the director of interiors for Chicago-based general contractor Summit Design + Build. She’s worked on tenant improvements in office buildings across downtown Chicago, and has found one …

Retail X Missouri

It’s complicated: A real estate market without product types

| Staff Writer

Try telling Millennials they can’t play where they work, or work where they live and shop. You won’t get far. The generation that brought us the status of “It’s Complicated” is changing the commercial real estate landscape, challenging traditional definitions of what makes office, industrial, retail, hotel and multifamily developments successful.

Office N Illinois

Why CRE industry networks still matter

| Staff Writer

Emails. Conference calls. Webinars. Social media. These are the business tools of the 21st Century, replacing the social clubs, typewriters and three-martini lunches of the past. But have technology-based tools replaced relationship networking—the kind where you meet face-to-face, and develop a shared frame of reference and experience? I’…

Industrial N Illinois

Jason West: A fan of the entrepreneurial life

| Dan Rafter

Jason West, executive managing director of brokerage services with the Rosemont, Illinois, office of Cushman & Wakefield, has worked in commercial real estate for more than two decades. And like others, he was drawn to this business by the entrepreneurial nature of it.

Office N Illinois

Is your office crave-worthy?

| Staff Writer

Office workers have it made in today’s market. Apps serve up property-centric fire-eating dancers, manicures and kickball leagues. Operable windows bring the sky inside skyscraper tenant lounges (weather permitting). And giant sea creatures adorn tenant-exclusive buses with zero emissions and quick, exclusive trips to the train. Midwest lan…