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Retail Midwest

Retail apocalypse? More like retail revolution

| Dan Rafter

The addition of three Meijer grocery stores and two Menards home-improvement stores gave a boost to the retail sector in the Cleveland and Akron areas. But despite these high-profile additions, the retail sector here – as it does across the country – faces challenges.

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Engineering a renaissance at Willis Tower

| Matt Baker

For close to two years, Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower has been undergoing a $500 million overhaul, including new elevators, lighting and amenities. But the most evident update is the transformation of the building’s base, tearing out the fortified battlement at street level and replacing it with a modern and airy superstructure.

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Chicago a top-three market for tech talent growth

| Matt Baker

The high-tech industry has accounted for about one-fifth of major office-leasing activity in the U.S. since 2018—more than any other industry. With its access to labor, higher education pipeline and relative affordability, Chicago is poised to capitalize from a recent top-three ranking among North American markets for attracting tech workers.

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CBRE's Bob Wislow, Camille Julmy form new venture

CBRE chairman, Bob Wislow, announced that he and CBRE vice chairman, Camille Julmy, are forming a new, boutique real estate venture, Parkside Realty, Inc. The real estate veterans will maintain their portfolio and develop new projects, such as an office building they are developing in Fulton Market.

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Michael Brim joins Advocate Commercial Real Estate Advisors

Advocate Commercial Real Estate Advisors, a provider of tenant representation services with offices in Chicago and Detroit, has hired Michael Brim as its chief operating officer. A veteran in the real estate industry, Brim brings more than 32 years of experience in successfully growing dynamic organizations.