More than 200 results for “engineering”
CRE N Illinois

Engineering a renaissance at Willis Tower

| Matt Baker

For close to two years, Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower has been undergoing a $500 million overhaul, including new elevators, lighting and amenities. But the most evident update is the transformation of the building’s base, tearing out the fortified battlement at street level and replacing it with a modern and airy superstructure.

Industrial N Illinois

Westmount Realty Capital hires seasoned property manager in Chicago

Commercial real estate development and investment management firm Westmount Realty Capital, LLC has hired John Humphrey as senior property manager—Chicago. Humphrey brings over 23 years of commercial real estate asset and property management experience to Westmount and will oversee the company’s Chicago-area industrial portfolio of 4.675 mi…

CRE N Illinois

Chicago a top-three market for tech talent growth

| Matt Baker

The high-tech industry has accounted for about one-fifth of major office-leasing activity in the U.S. since 2018—more than any other industry. With its access to labor, higher education pipeline and relative affordability, Chicago is poised to capitalize from a recent top-three ranking among North American markets for attracting tech workers.

CRE N Illinois

Melone joins Morgan / Harbour as project executive

Morgan / Harbour Construction has hired Richard Melone as project executive in the company’s Willowbrook, Illinois headquarters office. Melone has a strong background in healthcare construction having led numerous projects for the healthcare division of his previous firm throughout the Chicago area.

Industrial N Illinois

PREMIER breaks ground on spec warehouse in Bolingbrook

PREMIER Design + Build Group broke ground on a 219,000-square-foot speculative warehouse in Chicago’s southwest suburbs. Known as Fountain Square Facility 5, the new structure is the final development of the Fountain Square Commerce Center, which Bridge Development Partners acquired for for $73.5 million in November 2018.

CRE N Illinois

ULI Chicago names nine winners at 2019 Vision Awards

Six projects, two programs and one young visionary were announced as winners at the 8th annual Urban Land Institute Chicago Vision Awards. The Vision Awards honor projects and programs that reflect creative development practices, inventive partnerships, sharing of resources, imaginative problem solving and visionary ideas contributing to th…

Student Housing W Minnesota

Opus starts building first-year residence hall in St. Paul

The Opus Group has begun construction on a first-year residence hall at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, that will include 480 beds for incoming students. The five-story building will be located in the upper quadrant of the St. Paul campus and offer pods of double occupancy rooms with a shared bathroom area. The entire h…