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Legal N Illinois

Sarah Kwon joins Much Shelist's real estate group

Much Shelist announced that Sarah Kwon has joined the firm as an associate in the real estate group. Kwon advises clients on the full range of real estate transactions, from acquisitions and dispositions to leasing, zoning and development matters. Her transactions involve retail and shopping center, office, multifamily, medical and mixed-us…

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 state of the industrial market

| Whitney Carlisle

A panel of real estate brokers, investors and developers essentially all agreed that the industrial marketplace continues to flourish, surpassing just about every growth and expansion metric conceivable. The panel was convened at the 16th Annual CIP Summit, hosted by REjournals and I had the pleasure of moderating a panel of six talented pr…

Industrial N Illinois

Opportunities and trends within the industrial arena

| Matt Baker

Last Friday, over 325 people went out to Oak Brook, Illinois to once again hear knowledgeable speakers discuss the hottest asset class this cycle: industrial. The 16th annual CIP Industrial Summit, hosted by REjournals, has become a trusted mainstay and this year’s attendees soaked in the expertise.

Multifamily i Ohio

Sputtering? Not Columbus' apartment market

| Dan Rafter

Finding an apartment in one of Columbus’ top neighborhoods? That’s not easy. For proof, look to the 2019 Columbus, Ohio, multifamily forecast report released by Marcus & Millichap. According to the report, Columbus’ apartment vacancy rates will remain among the lowest of major U.S. metropolitan areas throughout this year.

Industrial N Illinois

Five points of industrial analysis

| Matt Baker

Institutional investors, developers and users alike are drawn into the industrial vortex, an asset class outperforming all others as the economy continues to shift to on-demand everything. What’s in store for the remainder of 2019 and this development cycle?

CRE O Indiana

Good news abounds at 3rd annual Indianapolis CRE Summit

| Dan Rafter

Bad weather? That didn’t stop more than 140 commercial real estate professionals from attending the third annual Indianapolis CRE Summit held March 14 by REjournals.com and Midwest Real Estate News. The takeaway from the conference? The Indianapolis CRE market is strong and is expected to remain so throughout 2019 and into next year.

Multifamily N Illinois

Chicago's multifamily market thriving, evolving

| Matt Baker

With all the activity going on in multifamily these days, many question what the next frontier of this asset class looks like. Yesterday morning, over 225 people had their questions answered at the 10th Annual Chicagoland Multifamily & Affordable Housing Real Estate Summit, hosted by REjournals.

CRE N Illinois

Kiser Group's Noah Birk named as partner

Chicago multifamily brokerage firm, Kiser Group, announced that Noah Birk, 30, is a partner in the firm. Birk has become the first partner after co-founders Lee Kiser and Estella Kiser created a profit sharing and equity plan for brokers at Kiser Group.

CRE N Illinois

Forecasting three corners of commercial real estate for 2019

| Matt Baker

All throughout 2018, the real estate market was once again buoyed by a virile U.S. economy. There may new challenges in 2019 in the forms of rising interest rates, tightening credit and lingering uncertainty over the geopolitical climate, yet many commercial real estate professionals remain bullish on the market going into the new year.

Industrial N Illinois

Forecasting the 2019 industrial sector

| Matt Baker

Meteorologists have a thankless job, predicting the weather a few days out and then suffering vitriol when uncalled-for rain spoils what should have been a sunny day. Prognosticating something just as complex, the real estate market and greater economy, is just as tough, let alone looking a year or more ahead.