112 results for “merge”
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.

CRE N Illinois

Sterling Bay planning major entertainment component in Lincoln Yards

Chicago-based real-estate developer Sterling Bay has announced a new entertainment component to their Lincoln Yards project. A week after joining forces with Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts to bring a new soccer team to Chicago, the partnership with Live Nation would create a new event and recreation district on the city’s near-northwest side.

Retail N Illinois

Brookfield Property Partners to acquire full ownership of GGP for $15B

Global commercial real estate firm Brookfield Property Partners announced an agreement to acquire the remaining 66 percent of Chicago-based General Growth Properties (GGP), the nation’s second biggest mall owner, for $15.3 billion. The deal includes a $9.25 billion cash offer and approximately 254 million Brookfield Property shares, valued …

CRE N Illinois

Green Courte Partners announces senior management promotions

Green Courte Partners, LLC, a private equity real estate investment firm focused on building industry-leading companies within niche real estate sectors, announced the promotions of David B. Lentz to chief executive officer, Steven S. Gearhart to chief operating officer and William Glascott to deputy chief investment officer. In conjunction…