27 results for “blackstone group”
CRE N Illinois

Clayco architecture firms LJC and BatesForum to merge

| Matt Baker

Lamar Johnson Collaborative (LJC), a subsidiary of Clayco, will combine with Clayco-owned BatesForum, creating one architecture firm of more than 240 professionals in five offices. Lamar Johnson will head up the new organization, which will continue to be known as LJC and based in Chicago.

Industrial N Illinois

The I-80 Corridor lags in big box leases

| Matt Baker

Chicago has seen a spate of large, spec industrial facilities tilt up in the past year. Now they’re leasing up. While big box projects throughout the region have begun to find users, the situation is a bit slower in the I-80/Joliet Corridor.

Office N Illinois

United Airlines reups at Chicago's Willis Tower

United Airlines has renewed its lease in Willis Tower, which will keep the world’s second-most profitable airline in the noted high-rise until at least 2033. The news comes after a year-and-a-half search that saw the company considering riverfront megadevelopments for a new headquarters location.

CRE N Illinois

Venture One promotes Keith Goode to CFO

Venture One Real Estate has promoted Keith Goode to chief financial officer. In his new role, Goode will oversee all accounting and financial functions for the company and its investment entities. Goode had served as vice president of finance since joining the company in 2015.

Office N Illinois

Class A office space near O'Hare driving vacancy up

| Matt Baker

Across the suburban Chicago market, office vacancy inched up in the third quarter as leasing velocity stalled, with only two new leases recorded greater than 50,000 square feet. This trend holds true in the O’Hare submarket, though the finer details paint a more complex image.

CRE c Nebraska

Staring at a bright future in Omaha

| Dan Rafter

Chris Johnson knows Omaha. He grew up in Nebraska’s largest city. Today, he works here as vice president and managing principal of Leo A Daly, a planning, architecture, engineering, interior design and program management firm headquartered in the heart of Omaha.

Office N Illinois

Renovations continue as iconic Willis Tower alters its streetscape

Crews working on Chicago’s Willis Tower have removed the notable “lunchbox” at the base of the high rise. This is part of the building’s $500 million renovation of the skydeck, lobby and streetscape scheduled for a summer 2019 completion. According to Equity Office, the the Blackstone Group-owned management firm for the building, 180 tons o…