More than 200 results for “construction trend”
CRE N Illinois

Three steps forward: Reducing the CRE carbon footprint

| Matt Baker

Over the past decade, the real estate industry has taken substantial strides toward reducing carbon emissions and energy consumption—all while increasing asset value. There are three keys to keeping this progress on track: waste reduction, legislation and investor activity.

Multifamily Midwest

The sector with the strongest outlook? It's not industrial

| Dan Rafter

Which commercial sector is the strongest? Across the Midwest and the United States, it’s long been a battle between industrial and multifamily. A new report, though, suggests that rising demand and slowing construction will provide an additional boost to the multifamily sector starting in 2020. And that small boost could mean a future that’…

Legal Midwest

Husch Blackwell launches construction academy

Husch Blackwell has launched a comprehensive, industry-based knowledge center, Construction Academy, that seeks to foster learning, create interactions and build value for its participants. The industry-focused law firm is responsible for the programming and administration of the academy, which aims to include diverse voices and stakeholder…

Legal N Illinois

Five must-dos when designing a law firm workplace

| Clay Edwards and Marty Festenstein

Law firms are placing ever-increasing importance on thoughtful workplace design to attract and retain top talent, making every office build-out or renovation a critical opportunity to win the talent war. With millennials expected to comprise 75 percent of the workforce by 2030, law firm design trends are being driven by an evolving culture …

Retail N Illinois

The bank backfill: Sourcing retail tenants for vacant branches

| Matt Baker

This week, 44 bank branches throughout Chicagoland will shut down as a redundancy mitigation measure following Fifth Third Bank’s acquisition of MB Financial in March. Property owners will want to get a new tenant lined up as soon as possible, but there’s one issue: the only fitting tenants for these spaces are other banks.

CRE L Iowa

The future looks bright -- and busy -- for Des Moines

| Dan Rafter

Take an educated workforce and a prime location in the center of the United States. Add in a low cost of doing business and a strong interstate highway system. It’s a formula for commercial real estate success. And city that has all this? Des Moines, Iowa.

Office N Illinois

Sara Lee opens R&D facility within Oakbrook Terrace headquarters

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery celebrated a sweet addition to its recently launched Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois headquarters with the opening of a 10,000-square-foot R&D innovation center and test kitchen. The facility, the “Kitchens of Sara Lee,” will focus on the innovation and expansion of new flavors and product lines for the dessert product man…