190 results for “World Group”
CRE N Illinois

Studio Gang-led team chosen for $8.5B O'Hare expansion

| Matt Baker

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Studio ORD has been selected to implement an $8.5 billion expansion of O’Hare International Airport’s terminal space. Studio ORD is a joint venture led by Chicago-based Studio Gang along with Solomon Cordwell Buenz, STL Architects, Corgan Associates and Milhouse Engineering and Construction.

Multifamily N Illinois

Chicago's multifamily market thriving, evolving

| Matt Baker

With all the activity going on in multifamily these days, many question what the next frontier of this asset class looks like. Yesterday morning, over 225 people had their questions answered at the 10th Annual Chicagoland Multifamily & Affordable Housing Real Estate Summit, hosted by REjournals.

CRE N Illinois

Q&A: Quantum Real Estate Advisors' Chad Firsel

| Matt Baker

Growing up, Chad Firsel helped around his father’s real estate law firm, working his way up from making copies and billing to practically performing the duties of a law clerk. “I realized I didn’t want to be a lawyer,” Firsel said. “There’s a lot of sitting around and arguing and typing.”

Hospitality Midwest

For hotels, it’s all about the experience

| Matt Baker

Brand loyalty used to drive hotel guests’ decisions, but there’s been a shift toward experience. In order to balance guests’ desires for convenience and exclusivity, the hospitality industry has had to transform, offering the loyalty points, booking expediency and other features of a chain hotel with the hip feel and cutting-edge amenities …

Finance N Illinois

Navigating the changing tides of CRE financing

| Daniel Barrins

In today’s world of commercial real estate finance, there is a vast ocean of cash available to fill a capital stack. The financing world has evolved in the post-recession years with alternative lenders emerging to fill the void left by bank consolidation, a decline in worldwide commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) issuance and a gen…

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Noah Birk

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Noah Birk, senior director at Kiser Group. Birk focuses on the disposition of apartment buildings on the south side of Chicago and is one of the most prolific apartment building brokers in the city.

CRE N Illinois

bKL Architecture promotes Danielle Tillman to managing director

Chicago-based architecture firm bKL Architecture has promoted Danielle Tillman to managing director. In her new position, Tillman will continue to work closely with bKL founding principal, Thomas Kerwin, on the firm’s strategic direction and in leading creative design projects that respond to the needs of clients, users and surrounding communities.

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

CRE Future Leaders: Abe Eilian

| Matt Baker

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Abe Eilian, director at Essex Realty Group. He concentrates primarily on asset valuation, market research and transaction analysis, assisting clients in the acquisition and disposition of investment real estate throughout the greater Chicago metropolitan area. To date, Eilian has …

CRE Midwest

Getting knocked down, then getting up again: It's how new brokers succeed

| Dan Rafter

Brokers are attracted to commercial real estate because of the freedom: The only factor limiting your success? How hard you work. But for brokers new to the industry, those first few years in commercial brokerage can prove challenging. This isn’t a salaried job. It’s all about commissions. How do you earn those commissions when you’re just …