27 results for “woodlawn”
CRE N Illinois

ULI Chicago names nine winners at 2019 Vision Awards

Six projects, two programs and one young visionary were announced as winners at the 8th annual Urban Land Institute Chicago Vision Awards. The Vision Awards honor projects and programs that reflect creative development practices, inventive partnerships, sharing of resources, imaginative problem solving and visionary ideas contributing to th…

CRE N Illinois

Sterling Bay boosts commitment to diversity with hire of Keiana Barrett

Seeking to enhance and expand the it’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA), Sterling Bay has appointed Keiana Barrett as its first director of diversity and strategic development. Barrett will lead Sterling Bay’s efforts to develop and implement strategic programs that forge a diverse, inclusive community, cu…

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.

CRE N Illinois

Skender announces five field operations promotions

Skender, a Chicago-based construction, design and manufacturing firm, has announced the recent promotions of five individuals on the firm’s expanding operations team. The employees, Pete Conlin, John Estes, Jeff Krause, Brian Ribordy and Dan Torres include a new safety director and four new directors of field operations.

Retail N Illinois

New Jewel ends 50-year food desert for Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood

The Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) joined with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and community members to celebrate the grand opening of a new Jewel-Osco store in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood. The move comes after more than $410 million in investment over nearly a decade of redevelopment efforts that started with a modest rehab of th…

CRE N Illinois

The Cook County Land Bank looks to go commercial

| Matt Baker

With numerous vacant properties left at the tide line of the receding Great Recession, The Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) was created in 2013 to find new uses for this inventory. Though their early efforts focused on single-family homes, the rehabilitation of industrial and commercial properties is poised to make an even larger impact.

Multifamily N Illinois

Skender completes affordable TOD on Chicago’s South Side

Skender, serving as base building and interior construction manager, recently completed Woodlawn Station, a transit-oriented affordable housing development in Chicago. Located just under the Cottage Grove Green Line CTA terminus station in Chicago South Side neighborhood Woodlawn, the mixed-use development features a main building that cont…

CRE N Illinois

SOM's Dawveed Scully wins 2018 ULI Chicago Young Visionary Award

Dawveed Scully, senior urban designer at SOM, was awarded ULI Chicago’s Young Visionary Award at a ceremony on June 13, 2018 at the Theatre on the Lake in Chicago. The award is presented each year to an outstanding young professional who has demonstrated a commitment to ULI's principles of responsible land use. It recognizes outstanding lea…

Multifamily Midwest

New housing, retail project breaks ground in Woodlawn

| Staff Writer

City of Chicago Deputy Mayor Andrea Zopp joined Ald. Willie Cochran and Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) representatives to celebrate the ground breaking for Trianon Lofts, the first predominantly market rate rental housing to be constructed in Woodlawn in more than 50 years.