30 results for “woodlawn”
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

Dawveed Scully appointed to Chicago mayoral transition team

SOM senior urban designer Dawveed Scully was appointed to City of Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot's transition team. Scully was appointed to the business, economy and neighborhood development committee, alongside leaders from institutions and organizations from across Chicago. The committee will play a vital role in shaping key objective…

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…

CRE N Illinois

Kiser Group promotes Aaron Sklar to director

Chicago-based, mid-market multifamily brokerage firm Kiser Group has promoted Aaron Sklar from broker to director. Sklar focuses his brokerage efforts on Chicago’s South Side neighborhoods including South Shore, Jackson Park and East Woodlawn.