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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.

CRE v Wisconsin

Wisconsin's raSmith promotes two

Civil engineering firm raSmith has promoted two employees to leadership positions in the survey division of its Brookfield, Wisconsin, office. Eric Sturm has received a promotion from assistant director of survey to director of survey as Paul Taivalkoski, former director, transitions into retirement in May. Shane Zodrow has been promoted fr…

Legal V Michigan

Retail leases and rent payments: Timing is everything

| Gary Kravitz

Two recent client situations remind me of a critical lease issue that sometimes gets overlooked. In each situation, the tenant entered into a retail lease where rent would begin within “x” days after the execution date of the lease. Under normal circumstances, the free rent period in both leases would have been sufficient for the tenant to …

Legal N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Joseph Scharnak

Joseph Scharnak recently joined Levenfeld Pearlstein as a partner in the firm’s community association practice group. He has extensive experience representing condominium and homeowners’ associations, real estate investors and developers and financial institutions in diverse legal matters.

Legal N Illinois

Real estate lawyer Andrew White joins Winston & Strawn

Winston & Strawn LLP announced the addition of real estate finance attorney Andrew White as a partner in the firm’s Chicago office. White, who served as office practice chair at his prior firm, focuses his practice on raising private equity capital and forming joint ventures to own, operate, develop and finance a full range of property clas…