More than 200 results for “People on the move”
Finance N Illinois

Merchants Capital hires Matt Winter as chief architect

Mortgage banking firm Merchants Capital has hired Matt Winter, AIA, NCARB as chief architect at the company’s Chicago office. The move brings the position in-house, setting Merchants up to process new lending opportunities more efficiently while maintaining, and even improving on, the internal monitoring requirements set forth primarily by …

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Shawn Clark

Shawn Clark maintains an active role in deal structuring, fund and project level financing activities, development management and asset management as president of CRG. He has over a decade of experience in the commercial real estate industry and is the founder of Illumination, a charitable theatrical event.

CRE N Illinois

Clear Height Properties hires Kurt Angst, promotes Rick Nevarez

Clear Height Properties has named Kurt Angst to the position of director of property management while also promoting Rick Nevarez to director of acquisitions and leasing as the firm continues to grow and expand its presence in the Chicago metro area through strategic new acquisitions. The announcement was made by Dominic Sergi, CEO and pres…

Office N Illinois

The 'burbs are still an office draw

| Matt Baker

More than 150 people packed into the recently renovated atrium of President’s Plaza near O’Hare for the 4th annual State of the Suburban Office Conference, co-hosted by GlenStar. The dozen expert speakers on hand had much to say about the state of affairs for the office market outside the influence of downtown Chicago.

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.

Multifamily N Illinois

Did Chicago just deep-six deconversions?

| Matt Baker

Chicago’s City Council has passed a resolution to increase the voting threshold on condo deconversions. Now, any building looking to switch from condo to rental will need the assent of 85 percent of the condo owners, instead of the 75 percent threshold that previously held true.

CRE N Illinois

Building a case for design-build

| Matt Baker

There’s been a revision of late to the process of designing and constructing commercial properties. And it’s almost a return to form, as the design-build method that has been gaining traction emulates the days of the Master Builder.

CRE N Illinois

Autonomous cars on a crash course with the real estate industry

| Michael Zaransky

You stroll out of your house in the countryside, hop into the self-driving car you ordered and settle in with your coffee and your laptop, not worrying about the fact that it will take you an hour or more to get to work. Though it sounds futuristic, this scenario could become a reality within the next decade.

CRE X Missouri

Midwest Commercial Hall of Fame: Block & Company's Friedman

| Dan Rafter

Each year, Midwest Real Estate News publishes its Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame issue, honoring the most successful industry pros in the Midwest. This year, we are running those profiles online, too. Today, we look at the career of Jay Friedman, senior vice president with Kansas City, Missouri-based Block & Company, Inc., Realtors.

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Matt Terpstra

| Matt Baker

As vice president, capital markets at Cohen Financial, Matt Terpstra is responsible for the origination and placement of debt structures throughout the United States. Since joining the Chicago-based capital markets team in 2013, he has helped to close over $650 million of financing transactions that include development, value-add and stabil…

Retail V Michigan

New coffee roaster to open in Grand Rapids area

After a decade of working in Chicago’s coffee industry, business partners and Michiganders Alex Burbo and Rosie Quasarano moved back to their home state to launch Littlefoot Coffee Roasters. The coffee company will open a roasting facility and warehouse at 3047 Broadway Ave. SW in Grandville, Michigan, by the end of August, according to Col…

Office N Illinois

Uber confirms 450,000-SF office lease at Old Post Office

Rideshare firm Uber has confirmed earlier reports and will lease 450,000 square feet in Chicago’s Old Post Office. It’s the largest of numerous leases in the redeveloping property and will be the tech firm’s biggest office outside of its San Francisco headquarters. Uber plans to move in by January 2020.