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CRE N Illinois

Draper and Kramer names Todd Bancroft as president and CEO

The Draper and Kramer board of directors has appointed chief operating officer and general counsel Todd Bancroft as the firm’s next president and chief executive officer. Bancroft, who has been serving as interim president and CEO of the real estate services firm for the last three months, succeeds Midwest Real Estate News hall of famer For…

CRE Midwest

CREW selects leaders for 2019

Six commercial real estate leaders were elected to the 2019 CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network Board of Directors, which will be led by Holly Neber, CEO of AEI Consultants. The announcement was made at the 2018 CREW Network Convention and Marketplace in San Diego, Calif. 

Legal N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Linsey Neyt

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Linsey Neyt, a partner in the real estate group at Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC. She represents both commercial landlords and tenants, helping them to plan for potential risk, future growth needs and eventual exit from the asset. Neyt has helped buyers and sellers with acquisition an…

Retail Midwest

Nimbler retailers turning to small-format stores for a boost

| Dan Rafter

The reactions when former retail king Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month were predictable, with pundits pointing to the filing as more evidence that physical retail is dying. But not all retailers face the same fate as Sears. Many continue to adapt to the changing shopping habits of consumers.

Legal N Illinois

Law firms continue to slash office footprints in Chicago

| Matt Baker

Like most professional service companies, law firms are seeking cost-controlling initiatives. In Chicago, that means that many are reducing their office footprints to attain higher operational savings, according to the 2018 North American Legal Trends Report from CBRE’s law firm practice group.

CRE v Wisconsin

Developers keep flocking to downtown Milwaukee

| Dan Rafter

Looking for a Midwest city that's firmly in boom mode when it comes to commercial construction? Look to Milwaukee. Developers today have flocked to downtown Milwaukee, thanks in part to the Fiserv Forum, a 730,000-square-foot, 17,500-seat, multi-purpose arena now under construction in the city's downtown. 

Office N Illinois

Maven Wave doubles office footprint inside 71 S. Wacker

CBRE recently represented Maven Wave in a 9,000-square-foot expansion to 19,000 square feet at 71 S. Wacker Drive in Chicago. The technology consulting firm has experienced significant growth in recent years and counts companies such as Nielsen and Crate and Barrel among its clients.

CRE v Wisconsin

Slow-growth city no more: Milwaukee CRE activity soaring

| Dan Rafter

It's not just downtown Milwaukee that's seeing a boom in commercial real estate leases, sales and development, it's all of the city and suburbs. Not only that, all of Southeastern Wisconsin is firmly in boom mode today when it comes to commercial real estate activity.

Office N Illinois

Rewired: A time of change for modern offices

| Matt Baker

The pace of change within the American office has quickened over the past 10 years. Not just in the technology that people use, but also in how that technology unyokes them within the workspace. Building owners and managers who aren’t paying attention may be left behind.

Legal X Missouri

Hall of Fame Profile: Thompson Coburn's Crystal Kennedy

Each year, Midwest Real Estate News publishes its Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame issue, highlighting the careers of the most talented CRE pros in our region. This year, we are running these profiles online, too. Today, we look at the career of Crystal Kennedy, partner with the St. Louis office of law firm Thompson Coburn.

Legal X Missouri

Stinson grows its practice in St. Louis area

Law firm Stinson Leonard Street LLP and St. Louis intellectual property firm Senniger Powers LLP will combine their practices in October. The combination will strengthen Stinson’s St. Louis presence and expand its intellectual property practice.

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Caroline Linton

| Matt Baker

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Caroline Linton, a tax manager with Shepard Schwartz & Harris LLP. She provides planning and strategic guidance to her clients with a focus on partnership tax law, real estate transactions, tax planning for real estate investors and tax-deferred exchanges and cost segregation studies.