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Hospitality Midwest

For hotels, it’s all about the experience

| Matt Baker

Brand loyalty used to drive hotel guests’ decisions, but there’s been a shift toward experience. In order to balance guests’ desires for convenience and exclusivity, the hospitality industry has had to transform, offering the loyalty points, booking expediency and other features of a chain hotel with the hip feel and cutting-edge amenities …

CRE W Minnesota

Opus names regional vice president in Minneapolis

Minneapolis-based The Opus Group has promoted Tom Becker to regional vice president of construction and project management. In this role, he will manage the Minneapolis and Des Moines construction operations while also providing leadership to a team of project managers working across multiple sectors.

Finance N Illinois

SomerCor welcomes new VP, celebrates four key promotions

Chicago-based SomerCor, a Small Business Administration (SBA) Certified Development Company (CDC), has hired Michael Utterback as vice president, loan origination. In addition, the firm promoted Savannah Allen to economic development coordinator, Debra Morack to senior vice president and managing director of closing, David Sommers to execut…

CRE N Illinois

Doug Weber promoted at Holland Construction Services

Doug Weber has been promoted to vice president, project executive at Holland Construction Services. In his new role, he will continue working with developers and other clients on multifamily housing and senior living, but also office, retail and light industrial, including lead generation, project pursuits, contract negotiation, preconstruc…

CRE N Illinois

Draper and Kramer announces four executive-level promotions

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, a Chicago-based real estate services firm, announced the promotion of four senior executives. Edward Polich has been named executive vice president of real estate, while Blas Puzon has been promoted to chief investment officer. Additionally, Julie Stevlingson is stepping into an expanded role leading constru…

CRE N Illinois

Ventas announces new leadership appointments

Ventas Inc., a healthcare and seniors housing REIT based in Chicago, announced two key appointments to its senior leadership team. Bhavana Devulapally has been named chief information officer (CIO) and senior vice president while Juan Sanabria will serve as vice president, investor relations. Both roles report to the company’s executive vic…

Multifamily N Illinois

Chicago property management firms merge, become “Westward360”

Westward Property Management and TriView Property Management have merged their real estate management services. The new company, called Westward360, focuses largely on community associations and multifamily buildings with roughly 600 buildings comprising approximately 25,000 units under contract. Westward360 has about 200 employees total fo…

Multifamily N Illinois

KTGY’s Co-Dwell offers efficient living for all

| Matt Baker

The co-living trend that has arisen in recent years is tightly bound to the behavior of millennials—whether real or perceived. But no entire generation of people born in the same era live demographically identical lifestyles, and the narrow focus of co-living up to now may be ignoring other opportunities.

CRE N Illinois

Unlocking Opportunity Zone deals in Illinois

| Richard Sarkis

Opportunity Zones have become a major talking point in the commercial real estate industry ever since Congress passed the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Created to encourage long-term investment and growth in low-income, distressed American communities, Opportunity Zones offer tax breaks on capital gains to investors and developers who make im…

Industrial N Illinois

Holidays create new wrinkle for retailers: Reverse logistics

| Matt Baker

One defense of brick-and-mortar retail holds that for some goods, consumers need to hold the product in their hands or try them on. But as e-tailers have streamlined return procedures, even more shoppers are moving to online, opting to instead send unwanted items back. Thus the e-commerce disruption continues to unfold as reverse logistics …

CRE N Illinois

MB Financial donates former branch and $25,000 to Chicago Urban League

MB Financial Bank, N.A. has donated a former branch to the Chicago Urban League, along with $25,000 to help retrofit the building for the League’s use. The Chicago Urban League will use the site, which includes a 5,300-square-foot former bank branch and 26 parking spaces, to expand its youth development programs, which served more than 800 …