121 results for “Ridge Development”
CRE N Illinois

Wight & Company completes net zero recreation center in Plainfield

Chicago-based integrated design and delivery firm Wight & Company has completed the Prairie Activity and Recreation Center (PARC) for the Plainfield Park District. Designed as a net zero facility, the 37,000-square-foot building in southwest suburban Plainfield, Illinois is projected to be the first building of its kind to achieve the Passi…

CRE N Illinois

Eisenberg Foundation names winner in Midwest Real Estate Challenge

On Saturday, April 6 at the Standard Club, student groups from eight universities competed at the ninth annual Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation Real Estate Challenge for top honors and $10,000 in scholarships. Marquette University’s proposal, The Connect: a revitalization of life and play in Chicago Ridge, impressed the judges, along with the…

CRE N Illinois

Q&A: Tim Anderson of Focus

| Matt Baker

Tim Anderson is CEO and founder of Focus, a Chicago-based firm that delivers development, construction and consulting services. He got his start in commercial real estate over 40 years ago and since then has been a trailblazer for industry diversification.

Retail N Illinois

Joint venture to energize Burr Ridge Village Center following purchase

Edwards Realty Company, which owns several popular outdoor lifestyle and mixed-use centers, and Core Acquisitions, which has a successful track record of acquiring and repositioning commercial real estate assets in the retail, office, industrial and multifamily property sectors, have entered into in a joint venture to revitalize the Burr Ri…

Industrial N Illinois

No end in sight for speculative industrial

| Matt Baker

From this time last year until now, unemployment in Chicago is down and the number of construction jobs are up. The market downturn that many fear hasn’t yet reared its head. All of which means the historic run of speculative development in Chicago continues apace.

CRE N Illinois

Illinois tops the nation with most LEED green buildings, per USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of top 10 states for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the world’s most widely used green building rating system. For the first time since 2015, Illinois came in first on the list of states based on the number of LEED-certified square feet per person.

Industrial N Illinois

Chicago construction starts increase dramatically

| Matt Baker

Is the dearth of new supply during the third quarter of 2018—the lowest quarterly total since 2015—a sign of a downturn? According to the latest research update from Colliers International, it’s much more likely to be the calm before the storm as construction starts increased dramatically this quarter.