More than 200 results for “US Capital Development”
CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Danielle Tillman

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Danielle Tillman, managing director at Chicago-based architecture firm bKL Architecture. Her vast design portfolio of education and institutional projects includes the renovation of the Whitney Young Library, Wolf Point West, GEMS World Academy and numerous Chicago Public Schools …

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Jared Friedman

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Jared Friedman, director of opportunities at Friedman Real Estate. Friedman not only oversees investment and acquisition opportunities, but adds value across the organization heading up new business, developing and maintaining institutional relationships, advising brokers and more.

CRE N Illinois

NAI Hiffman merges with Nicolson Porter & List

NAI Hiffman reached an agreement with industrial real estate firm Nicolson Porter & List (NPL) to bring the companies together under the NAI Hiffman brand and platform effective immediately, with full integration to be completed by March 1, 2019. The combined company will operate as NAI Hiffman and expand its footprint at its Oakbrook Terra…

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…

CRE N Illinois

Ahead of the CRE Forecast, a look at Chicago in 2019

| Matt Baker

When the 850 or so expected industry professionals pour into the Hyatt Regency Chicago on Jan. 8 for the 17th annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference, they’ll hear from dozens of experts about where the market is headed in 2019. We reached out to two of the speakers, Molly McShane and Drew Nieman, for a preview of what they feel t…

CRE N Illinois

Forecasting three corners of commercial real estate for 2019

| Matt Baker

All throughout 2018, the real estate market was once again buoyed by a virile U.S. economy. There may new challenges in 2019 in the forms of rising interest rates, tightening credit and lingering uncertainty over the geopolitical climate, yet many commercial real estate professionals remain bullish on the market going into the new year.

Multifamily N Illinois

Mixed-use Uptown development receives financing

CEDARst Companies has secured financing for The Draper at 5050 N. Broadway, a mixed-use development project in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. The recent closing allows CEDARst to complete the first of two planned phases on the development. Total project costs for Phase I are estimated at $115,450,000; CEDARst raised $41 million of project equity.

Finance N Illinois

Capital acquisition in 2019 to continue unabated for investors

| Matt Baker

According to a survey of 200 investors and investment managers conducted by tech-enabled commercial real estate lender Money360 earlier this year, equity market volatility, rising interest rates, credit spread compression and other factors were sending them toward the relative stability of physical assets like real.

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Scott Benedetto

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Scott Benedetto, an investment manager at CenterPoint Properties. Benedetto joined CenterPoint in 2012 as an investment analyst supporting acquisitions nationally and is now responsible for national dispositions and sourcing and executing acquisitions in Chicago and Houston. He si…

Legal Midwest

The legal loopholes of Opportunity Zones

| Matt Baker

Last year’s introduction of Opportunity Zones provides the potential to lift up impoverished areas while simultaneously giving tax benefits to investors. The finer points of how the program will actually work are starting to take shape, though it’s clear that there are several legal implications for participants looking to dive into this ne…

CRE X Missouri

Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame: Cushman & Wakefield's Keith Schneider

Each year, Midwest Real Estate News highlights the careers of the most successful CRE pros in the Midwest in its annual Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame issue. This year, we are running these profiles online, too. Today, we look at the busy career of Keith Schneider, senior vice president with the St. Charles, Missouri, office of Cushman…

Finance N Illinois

The fall of RealtyShares: Four lessons learned

| Adam Gower, Ph.D.

The collapse of RealtyShares has sent shock waves through the nascent online real estate syndication industry—colloquially known as real estate “crowdfunding”—but there are both reasons for optimism and lessons to be learned. The failure of RealtyShares is not an indictment of the premise upon which real estate crowdfunding is based. It is …