CRE N Illinois
Jo Anne Gottfried;Urban Innovations

Urban Innovations names Jo Anne Gottfried as president

Urban Innovations (UI) announced that Jo Anne Gottfried has been promoted to president of Urban Innovations from COO. In her new role, she will lead the company’s strategic plan and implement growth strategies vital to expanding the portfolio and reach of the company’s core functions including property management, leasing and construction.

CRE N Illinois
CRE Future Leaders: George Mack

CRE Future Leaders: George Mack

George Mack joined Cresa in 2016 and has past experience raising debt and equity for corporate users of real estate. Mack has consulted on transactions valued over $120 million and advises Fortune 500 companies and private equity clients in asset monetization, office relocation, build-to-suit development, balance sheet restructuring and the acquisition of portfolio companies.

CRE N Illinois
Chicago Loop Alliance: Multifamily and office sectors still vibrant in The Loop

Chicago Loop Alliance: Multifamily and office sectors still vibrant in The Loop

The Chicago Loop Alliance today released its “State of the Chicago Loop: 2018 Economic Profile,” providing data on a variety of industries in the Loop, including commercial and residential real estate, retail, infrastructure and more. Despite the ascension of areas like the West Loop and coming megadevelopments like The 78 and Lincoln Yards, the Loop remains the heart of an expanding, thriving central area, mostly due to accessibility and transit.

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150 North Riverside in Chicago, developed by Riverside Investment and Development and designed by Goettsch Partners.

Four Midwest developments named as finalists for ULI Global Awards for Excellence

Of the 19 developments from around the globe that have been selected as finalists for the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2019 Global Awards for Excellence competition, four are located in the Midwest. Widely recognized as one of the real estate industry’s most prestigious honors, the Global Awards for Excellence recognize real estate projects that achieve the highest standard of excellence in design, construction, economics, planning and management.

CRE N Illinois
Sean Murphy;Cresa

Cresa expands tenant rep group with three new hires

Cresa is growing its brokerage ranks in Chicago with the addition of three tenant rep brokers. Juliette (Julie) Lane and Sean Murphy join as senior vice presidents and Michael Heaney as vice president. The three will use the firm’s brokerage, consulting and project management platform to service their existing clients while growing their respective rosters.

CRE N Illinois
Irene Yartey-Onyango;Heitman LLC

Heitman adds to product design capabilities with new hire

Heitman LLC, a global real estate investment management firm, has appointed Irene Yartey-Onyango as senior vice president, head of product strategy and design. In the newly created position, Yartey-Onyango will report to Lewis Ingall, Heitman senior managing director of client service and marketing, and will be responsible for developing and overseeing Heitman’s product design across the globe.

CRE N Illinois
Barry Millman;Horizon Realty Services

Barry Millman to head Horizon Realty Services

Barry Millman of Horizon Realty Services, Inc. recently acquired full ownership of the company from his previous partner. Additionally, Ilija Pod, who has been the senior property manager for Horizon Realty’s management division for several years, has been appointed vice president.

CRE v Wisconsin

JLL grows its presence in Milwaukee

JLL today is continuing to grow its presence in Milwaukee and throughout Wisconsin with new talent and key leadership hires that will strengthen its local platform. In addition to new hires on both its Office and Industrial teams, JLL has brought in experts across Retail, Valuation and Advisory Services and Senior Housing.