24 results for “dry goods”
Retail N Illinois

Leopardo renovates Dry Goods retail location in Deer Park, Illinois

Leopardo has completed a 5,000-square-foot renovation of the Von Maur fashion retail store Dry Goods in Deer Park, Illinois, one of the largest locations in the country. After announcing the opening of 19 new stores in seven states, Leopardo was selected to complete five stores as part of the phased rollout in Illinois, Tennessee and Oklahoma.

Industrial N Illinois

Capital availability may be drying up for select industrial products

| Matt Baker

Industrial has been so sturdy for so long that it’s hard to remember a time when the asset class wasn’t the darling of commercial real estate. While e-commerce growth is expected to continue—and with it, the warehouses and logistics facilities that bridge the flow of goods from suppliers to consumers—there are a number of question marks at …

CRE N Illinois

Krusinski Construction Company celebrates 45th anniversary

When it first opened its doors in 1973 in Chicago, Krusinski Construction Company (KCC) was serving the regional Chicagoland area with two members on its staff, including founder, Joe Krusinski. Today, the now Oak Brook, Illinois-based firm is celebrating its forty-fifth anniversary with a staff of seasoned professionals and projects throug…

Multifamily N Illinois

Wicker Park Connection adds retail users, hits the market

Two retail tenants, Philz Coffee and [solidcore], have signed leases at Wicker Park Connection, the mixed-use project co-developed by Hubbard Street Group and Centrum Realty and Development. Located just west of the intersection of Division Street and Ashland Avenue on Chicago’s Northwest Side, the new leases should attract buyers as the de…

Industrial N Illinois

Where Chicago is headed: A Q&A with Colliers’ Jim Carris

| Matt Baker

Industry veteran Jim Carris recently joined Colliers International as executive managing director and market leader for the firm’s operations in Chicago. Carris brings to his new role over 25 years of experience in all sectors of commercial real estate, making him a prime candidate to probe for answers about the state of the Chicago economy…

Retail N Illinois

Mixed-Use Mash-Up: Six elements of tomorrow’s live-work-play communities

| Staff Writer

With e-commerce accounting for a greater share of retail sales, real estate developers are finding creative ways to stay relevant in the eyes of consumers who, increasingly, favor clicks over bricks. In order to provide experiences that can’t easily be replicated online, today’s developers are incorporating retail – including restaurant and…

CRE Midwest

Nasutsa Mabwa: Embracing innovation & taking risks

| B. Herron

Nasutsa Mabwa humbly got her start in real estate at McCaffery Interests. Dan McCaffery, the founder of McCaffery Interests, took a risk in hiring Mabwa, who was coming out of municipal government and urban planning, to manage a large real estate development project. The rest, as they say, is history.

CRE Midwest

The Undeniable Humility of Steve Groetsema

| B. Herron

In an interview with Illinois Real Estate Journal, it’s clear to see that in Steve Groetsema’s short time in the business, he’s grasped the keys to solidifying a sagacious career for many years to come. Here’s what he had to say.

CRE Midwest

Get Fresh Produce expands within Brewster Creek business park

| Staff Writer

Kelly Joyce, vice president with Colliers International | Chicago’s Industrial Advisory Group, represented Get Fresh Produce Inc. in a 51,925-square-foot new lease at 1456 Brewster Creek Drive in Bartlett. The new lease represents an expansion from its current facility located directly adjacent to the property.