CRE N Illinois
CRE Future Leaders: David Mitchell

CRE Future Leaders: David Mitchell

David Mitchell is a senior manager, portfolio risk and operations at Alliant Credit Union, where he oversees the risk management and portfolio management of debt products primarily secured by commercial real estate.

CRE N Illinois
CenterPoint Properties joins ULI's Greenprint Center for Building Performance

CenterPoint Properties joins ULI's Greenprint Center for Building Performance

Oak Brook, Illinois-based CenterPoint Properties has joined the Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance. The initiative is a worldwide alliance of the foremost real estate owners, investors and financial institutions committed to improving the environmental performance of the real estate industry, with a particular emphasis on reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions.

CRE N Illinois
Stuart Sziklas;LaSalle Investment Management

Stuart Sziklas joins LaSalle as head of U.S. custom accounts

LaSalle Investment Management announced that Stuart Sziklas will join the firm as the head of U.S. custom accounts, effective September 3, 2019. Sziklas will relocate from Boston to LaSalle’s global headquarters in Chicago and report to Americas CEO Jason Kern. The appointment coincides with the transition of Karen Brennan to CEO of LaSalle’s European business.

CRE N Illinois
David Reifman;Clayco

David Reifman joins real estate arm of Clayco

Former City of Chicago Planning and Development Commissioner, David Reifman, will join Clayco’s real estate development and investment firm as partner and senior vice president for strategic development initiatives. Reifman will lead key aspects of CRG’s national development activities, help expand Clayco’s design and construction businesses in existing and new markets and support the Decennial platform.

CRE N Illinois
J.C. Anderson completes amenity space renovation at Aon Center

J.C. Anderson completes amenity space renovation at Aon Center

J.C. Anderson has completed a 29,000-square-foot renovation project at the Aon Center, 200 E. Randolph Street, Chicago. Known as “Cloud Level,” the space is now the highest fitness center and amenities space in the city. The new, modern space is accented by custom wood finishes and imported stone tops, intricate ceilings accompanied by fashionable lighting, a living moss feature, exposed aged steel and zoned speaker systems with integration capabilities.

CRE N Illinois
Midwest Commercial Hall of Fame: JLL’s Jaime Fink

Midwest Commercial Hall of Fame: JLL’s Jaime Fink

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 office of HFF, which is now merging with JLL.

CRE N Illinois
For many commercial properties, the parking garage is the new front entrance.

The suite smell of parking success

Parking is an invaluable asset for developers and building owners. Well-designed and implemented parking resources increase any property’s value, while poorly conceived parking can undermine the same property. Fortunately for owners and developers, the parking industry is in the midst of a technology renaissance that is making parking more user-friendly and manageable than ever before.

CRE L Iowa
Stahl building $28 million elementary school in Iowa

Stahl building $28 million elementary school in Iowa

Stahl was selected by the Urbandale Community School District for the construction of a two-story, 118,000-square-foot elementary school in Urbandale, Iowa. The new $28 million building, located at 7110 Prairie Ave., will replace the existing Olmsted Elementary and feature state-of-the-art classrooms, kitchen and cafeteria, gymnasium, administration area and auxiliary spaces.

CRE N Illinois
CRE Future Leaders: Harrison Cohen

CRE Future Leaders: Harrison Cohen

In February 2018, Harrison Cohen joined Triton Realty Group as a commercial investment advisor specializing in the sale of multifamily and mixed-use properties in the Chicagoland area. Cohen has been a licensed attorney for five years and hit the ground running at Triton, closing his first sale three months into the business. Since joining the firm over a year ago, Cohen has successfully completed 14 transactions and sold over $15,000,000 in multifamily real estate in the Chicago area.