More than 200 results for “RESOURCE”
Industrial N Illinois

Flat no more: Demand picks up in the I-55 corridor

| Matt Baker

Throughout 2017 and 2018, industrial activity in the I-55 corridor was relatively flat. The situation is much different so far this year, with nearly 2 million square feet of absorption in the submarket last quarter alone—the greatest quarterly demand in more than three years.

CRE N Illinois

Sterling Bay strengthens life sciences division with new hire

Chicago-based real estate development and investment firm Sterling Bay has hired Catherine E. Vorwald as its first director of life sciences. The new role signals a continued investment in diversifying the firm’s portfolio through strategic acquisition and development of state-of-the-art research labs to capitalize on the high demand for mo…

Multifamily i Ohio

Redwood Living moving to new HQ building in Ohio

Redwood Living, Inc. has purchased a new building to become its corporate headquarters. The steadily growing company, which currently has employees working in three separate buildings on East Pleasant Valley Road in Independence, Ohio, will be moving just down the road to the former ADP building.

CRE N Illinois

Avison Young hires new communications director, to be based in Chicago

Avison Young has hired Melissa Dinslage as global director of internal communications with a mandate to oversee the development of internal initiatives, platforms and channels that advance the company’s brand while facilitating internal marketing efforts, operational efficiency and employee engagement. She will be based in Avison Young’s do…

CRE X Missouri

Community Builders of Kansas City names new CFO

Steve Weatherford has joined not-for-profit community development corporation Community Builders of Kansas City as chief financial officer. Elizabeth Schultz has also joined the Kansas City, Missouri-based organization as director of strategic initiatives and community development.

Industrial N Illinois

PREMIER breaks ground on spec warehouse in Bolingbrook

PREMIER Design + Build Group broke ground on a 219,000-square-foot speculative warehouse in Chicago’s southwest suburbs. Known as Fountain Square Facility 5, the new structure is the final development of the Fountain Square Commerce Center, which Bridge Development Partners acquired for for $73.5 million in November 2018.

Legal N Illinois

Five must-dos when designing a law firm workplace

| Clay Edwards and Marty Festenstein

Law firms are placing ever-increasing importance on thoughtful workplace design to attract and retain top talent, making every office build-out or renovation a critical opportunity to win the talent war. With millennials expected to comprise 75 percent of the workforce by 2030, law firm design trends are being driven by an evolving culture …

Multifamily Midwest

Are high rents chasing younger adults from the city?

| Dan Rafter

What’s the biggest weakness of the multifamily market in the United States today? Brokers across the Midwest frequently point to the lack of affordable apartment units in their cities. The new apartment buildings rising throughout the region, they say, boast a slew of amenities and great locations in the heart of urban areas. But they also …

CRE N Illinois

Clayco architecture firms LJC and BatesForum to merge

| Matt Baker

Lamar Johnson Collaborative (LJC), a subsidiary of Clayco, will combine with Clayco-owned BatesForum, creating one architecture firm of more than 240 professionals in five offices. Lamar Johnson will head up the new organization, which will continue to be known as LJC and based in Chicago.