120 results for “merge”
Retail N Illinois

Retail is dead. Long live retail.

| Matt Baker

There have been plenty of obituaries written for retail real estate, an unfortunate casualty of consumers’ choosing to shop online. But the sector isn’t moribund, it’s molting. Five-and-dimes and malls were once the hot new thing before becoming passé; this is just the next step in the evolution of physical retail.

CRE N Illinois

Midwest Commercial Hall of Fame: JLL’s Jaime Fink

| Dan Rafter

Each year, Midwest Real Estate News highlights the careers of the top CRE pros in the region in our Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame isssue. This year, we are running these profiles online, too. Here’s a look, then, at the Hall of Fame career of Jaime Fink, senior managing director and co-leader of the office group at the Chicago…

CRE N Illinois

Chicago-based Spaces Real Estate merges with Evolve Real Estate

Full-service residential real estate brokerages Spaces Real Estate and Evolve Real Estate have merged. Evolve co-founder Jonathan Sheil, who was one of the first six agents at Spaces prior to starting his own business, has rejoined the company as director of agent development, bringing with him a 15-person team of leasing agents who will wo…

CRE N Illinois

CBRE's Bob Wislow, Camille Julmy form new venture

CBRE chairman, Bob Wislow, announced that he and CBRE vice chairman, Camille Julmy, are forming a new, boutique real estate venture, Parkside Realty, Inc. The real estate veterans will maintain their portfolio and develop new projects, such as an office building they are developing in Fulton Market.

CRE N Illinois

Clayco architecture firms LJC and BatesForum to merge

| Matt Baker

Lamar Johnson Collaborative (LJC), a subsidiary of Clayco, will combine with Clayco-owned BatesForum, creating one architecture firm of more than 240 professionals in five offices. Lamar Johnson will head up the new organization, which will continue to be known as LJC and based in Chicago.

Office N Illinois

Chicago cruise lines open downtown headquarters

Two local cruise lines—Chicago’s First Lady Cruises and Mercury, Chicago’s Skyline Cruiseline—have opened their new corporate headquarters in downtown Chicago on the 15th floor of 303 E. Wacker Drive. The new headquarters is steps away from the cruise lines’ docking area on the city’s vibrant Riverwalk and a convenient walk from Chicago’s F…

CRE N Illinois

NAI Hiffman merges with Nicolson Porter & List

NAI Hiffman reached an agreement with industrial real estate firm Nicolson Porter & List (NPL) to bring the companies together under the NAI Hiffman brand and platform effective immediately, with full integration to be completed by March 1, 2019. The combined company will operate as NAI Hiffman and expand its footprint at its Oakbrook Terra…

Office N Illinois

Cohen & Company expands Chicago office location

Cohen & Company opened an expanded office location at the John Buck Company’s 151 N. Franklin Street. The firm is taking approximately 4,700 square feet in its new office space, a significant expansion from the original office location launched in January 2018.

Multifamily N Illinois

Chicago property management firms merge, become “Westward360”

Westward Property Management and TriView Property Management have merged their real estate management services. The new company, called Westward360, focuses largely on community associations and multifamily buildings with roughly 600 buildings comprising approximately 25,000 units under contract. Westward360 has about 200 employees total fo…

Industrial N Illinois

Where real estate intersects with technology

| Matt Baker

The importance of location to real estate is so profound, it’s usually thrice repeated. The opposite is true of our second world, the digital realm that overlays the physical, where one’s setting is mostly irrelevant. That’s why there is a growing need to merge the two, to find that place where property and technology can interface.

CRE N Illinois

How SCB designs with the client in mind

| Matt Baker

Solomon Cordwell Buenz has long embraced a forward-looking approach to design. From its inception in the 1930s to today, SCB’s focus on innovation has helped the Chicago-based architecture firm stay relevant, even as styles change.