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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 …

CRE N Illinois

Wight & Company completes next-gen 9-1-1 communications center

Wight & Company has completed the design and construction of a new 9-1-1 emergency call center in Wheaton, Illinois. The DU-COMM 9-1-1 Communications Center launched operations recently, serving residents, public safety agencies and emergency personnel in municipalities across DuPage County in Chicago’s western suburbs. The new center is no…

CRE N Illinois

Pine Tree promotes Conor Bossy to EVP, acquisitions

Northbrook-based Pine Tree, LLC has promoted Conor Bossy from senior vice president to executive vice president of acquisitions and head of the firm’s acquisitions team. According to Pine Tree CEO Peter Borzak, Bossy has made significant contributions to the company’s growth and culture since he joined Pine Tree in 2015.

Industrial N Illinois

Industrial Insider: The basics of blockchain

| Elise A. Couston, SIOR

The first “blockchain” was conceptualized by a person known as Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. He modified the original design which was implemented the following year as a core component of the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, where it now serves as the public ledger for all transactions on the network.

CRE N Illinois

TB Premier Services welcomes Natalie Walsh

Natalie Walsh has joined Chicago-based TB Premier Services, Inc. (TBPS) as a sales and marketing specialist. She has has worked in the past as a property manager for CRE property owners and managers including Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Younan Properties, Inc., Trizec Properties and Transwestern Commercial Services.

CRE N Illinois

CA Ventures appoints Taylor Gunn as VP of research and analytics

CA Ventures announced that Taylor Gunn has joined the firm as vice president of research and analytics for its student housing and multifamily divisions. In her new role, Gunn will lead data analytics and market research efforts, providing quantitative metrics and qualitative insights for deal origination, asset management and investor comm…

Multifamily N Illinois

Mixed-use property sells for $3.5M off market

Chicago Real Estate Resources, Inc. brokered a $3.5 million, off-market sale to to Mavrek Development. Michael Weaver and Sean Mason handled the transaction for the property, located in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. The sale-leaseback transaction has Byline Bank signing a long-term lease to remain as the ground floor commercial tenant in…

CRE Midwest

Laramar Group hires VP of human resources

Amy Smith is the new vice president of human resources for national real estate investment and property management corporation The Laramar Group. She will develop the company’s human resources strategy for an employee base of more than 600 over multiple states.

Seniors Housing N Illinois

Supply and labor concerns in the senior housing sector

| Matt Baker

Approximately 150 industry professionals crowded into the University Club on Wednesday, November 7th for REjournals’ 10th annual Chicago Senior Housing Real Estate Conference. While the mid-term elections were fresh in everyone’s minds, the most-discussed topics of the day had more to do with overbuilding and labor shortages than politics.