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Industrial N Illinois

Prologis to acquire Industrial Property Trust in $4B deal

Logistics real estate giant Prologis, Inc. has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Industrial Property Trust Inc. (IPT). Prologis will acquire IPT's wholly owned real estate assets for approximately $3.99 billion in a cash transaction, including the assumption and repayment of debt. The transaction is expected to close by the fi…

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 …

CRE N Illinois

JLL to complete acquisition of HFF next week

Chicago-based JLL and HFF, Inc. announced today that the parties have received the requisite regulatory approvals and that JLL's acquisition of HFF is expected to close on Monday, July 1, 2019. The deal will occur after the close of regular trading hours on the New York Stock Exchange, pending approval by HFF stockholders at the HFF annual …

Legal N Illinois

Eversheds Sutherland opens Chicago office

New York-based Eversheds Sutherland announced the opening of a Chicago office, set to be housed at 900 N. Michigan Avenue. The office will be led by Marc A. Benjamin, a veteran real estate lawyer, as well as real estate attorney Susan V. Kai and litigator Robert D. Owen, a partner with Eversheds Sutherland who is relocating from New York.

Legal N Illinois

Sarah Kwon joins Much Shelist's real estate group

Much Shelist announced that Sarah Kwon has joined the firm as an associate in the real estate group. Kwon advises clients on the full range of real estate transactions, from acquisitions and dispositions to leasing, zoning and development matters. Her transactions involve retail and shopping center, office, multifamily, medical and mixed-us…

Legal N Illinois

Leading real estate partner joins Latham & Watkins in Chicago

Latham & Watkins LLP announced that Robert Fernandez has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a partner in the corporate department and member of the real estate practice. Fernandez represents clients on a range of sophisticated real estate transactions, with a particular focus on financings, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, comme…

Multifamily N Illinois

CRE experts sound off on rent control in Illinois

| Matt Baker

For more than 20 years, a law on the books in Illinois has prevented any municipality from enacting rent control measures. But with the elections of J.B. Pritzker and Lori Lightfoot, as well as several self-professed socialist Chicago aldermen, the political will may be shifting toward this affordable housing tool.

Industrial N Illinois

Prologis launches community workforce initiative in Chicago

Prologis, Inc. has partnered with the Quad County Urban League on its “Propel by Prologis” job-readiness program. This collaboration is part of the Prologis Community Workforce Initiative (CWI) and the company’s commitment to expand work-based learning opportunities for those interested in careers in logistics, distribution and transportation.