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CRE N Illinois

Ahead of the CRE Forecast, a look at Chicago in 2019

| Matt Baker

When the 850 or so expected industry professionals pour into the Hyatt Regency Chicago on Jan. 8 for the 17th annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference, they’ll hear from dozens of experts about where the market is headed in 2019. We reached out to two of the speakers, Molly McShane and Drew Nieman, for a preview of what they feel t…

Legal N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Sarah Kwon

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Sarah Kwon, an associate in Schenk Annes Tepper Campbell Ltd.’s (SATC) commercial real estate and business law practice groups. She concentrates her practice on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, zoning and development. Kwon also fo…

Industrial N Illinois

Industrial Insider: The basics of blockchain

| Elise A. Couston, SIOR

The first “blockchain” was conceptualized by a person known as Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. He modified the original design which was implemented the following year as a core component of the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, where it now serves as the public ledger for all transactions on the network.

Legal Midwest

Husch Blackwell elects eight Midwest real estate attorneys to partnership

Husch Blackwell announced that 25 attorneys have been elected to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2019. Of those, eight are based in the Midwest and work in the firm’s real estate, development and construction practice. These attorneys include David Carr, Adam Charlsen, Chris Collins, Karin Jacoby, Denyse Jones, Brent Meyer, Ell…

CRE N Illinois

The McShane Companies announce executive promotions

James A. McShane, chief executive officer of The McShane Companies, announced two executive-level promotions within the company. Molly McShane has been named chief operating officer and Dan McShane named chief strategy officer. Both employees, who have been with The McShane Companies for many years, are located at the firm’s Rosemont, Illin…

Legal Midwest

The legal loopholes of Opportunity Zones

| Matt Baker

Last year’s introduction of Opportunity Zones provides the potential to lift up impoverished areas while simultaneously giving tax benefits to investors. The finer points of how the program will actually work are starting to take shape, though it’s clear that there are several legal implications for participants looking to dive into this ne…

Legal N Illinois

Robbins, Salomon & Patt helps more than 400 children

Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd. (RSP) recently partnered with Back 2 School Illinois (B2SI) as part of its commitment in Chicago neighborhoods and its inaugural charitable event. Through partnerships like these, B2SI distributes free school supplies to children from low-income families in the form of back to school kits.