More than 200 results for “U.S. Economy”
Industrial Midwest

Industrial market still charmed in the Midwest

| Dan Rafter

Ecommerce and the push for last-mile distribution centers continue to provide a boost to the U.S. industrial market, with Avison Young reporting that 272 million square feet of industrial construction was completed throughout the United States in the first quarter of 2019.

CRE i Ohio

Equity|ECS adds to Ohio brokerage team

Equity|ECS, a full service commercial real estate firm, added two industry veterans to its Ohio offices, TJ Drought and Sloane Nichols. Both Drought and Nichols join as senior vice presidents.

Legal N Illinois

Leading real estate partner joins Latham & Watkins in Chicago

Latham & Watkins LLP announced that Robert Fernandez has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a partner in the corporate department and member of the real estate practice. Fernandez represents clients on a range of sophisticated real estate transactions, with a particular focus on financings, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, comme…

Multifamily Midwest

The multifamily juggernaut? It's showing no signs of a slowdown

| Dan Rafter

No signs of a slowdown. That’s the takeaway from Yardi Matrix’s recently released April multifamily report, which shows that monthly apartment rents across the country are continuing their steady rise. As the report says, “There seems to be no reason to think the multifamily juggernaut is going to hit the pause button.”

CRE N Illinois

Midwest CRE Hall of Fame: Principle's James Brucato

| Dan Rafter

Each year, Midwes Real Estate News runs its Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame issue, honoring the top CRE pros in our region. We also run these profiles online. Today, we look at the career of James Brucato, president of Principle Construction Corp. in Chicago.

Multifamily N Illinois

CRE experts sound off on rent control in Illinois

| Matt Baker

For more than 20 years, a law on the books in Illinois has prevented any municipality from enacting rent control measures. But with the elections of J.B. Pritzker and Lori Lightfoot, as well as several self-professed socialist Chicago aldermen, the political will may be shifting toward this affordable housing tool.

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…

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…