CRE N Illinois
Luke Heerema;Wright Heerema Architects

Wright Heerema Architects hires new director of business development

Chicago-based architectural and interior design firm, Wright Heerema Architects, has appointed Luke Heerema as the new director of business development. Heerema is a seasoned business development professional in the commercial real estate and architecture industry, with previous roles at Cresa Chicago and Interior Investments. In his new role, he is charged with leading the firm’s business development team and enhancing the firm’s pipeline of architecture and interior design work.

CRE N Illinois
Semi-robotic construction techniques debut at Great Lakes Naval Base

Semi-robotic construction techniques debut at Great Lakes Naval Base

Clark Construction Group is debuting semi-robotic construction technology at Great Lakes Naval Base in Great Lakes, Illinois, just north of Chicago. Conducted in conjunction with their engineering partner, Construction Robotics, this is the first construction project in the country to deploy MULE (Material Unit Lift Enhancer) and SAM (Semi-Automated Mason) technology.

CRE N Illinois
Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation seeks help for cancer research

Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation seeks help for cancer research

The Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation (HEEF) is engaged in two amazing missions. The organization accelerates the career paths of real estate students through hands-on education programs including mentorships, career day, real estate challenge, Eisenberg Scholars scholarships and so much more. HEEF also works with the Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern Medical Center in Chicago to fund breakthrough gastrointestinal cancer research.

CRE N Illinois
Essex on the Park, the first WELL-certified multifamily project in the Midwest.

There’s no better ROI than investing in people

For owners, investors, operators, portfolio managers and enterprise users, building optimization is key to ensuring that every penny that goes into a real estate asset is put to use effectively. So how do you quantify a property’s performance for what is typically the biggest annual spend—the people that occupy the space?

CRE X Missouri
Jonathan Cohen;Kwame Building Group

St. Louis' Kwame hires civil inspector

Jonathan Cohen has joined St. Louis-based Kwame Building Group, Inc. as a civil inspector. In this role, Cohen will work on Metropolitan Sewer District projects to monitor the installation of sewer lines and tunnel work as part of MSD’s Project Clear initiative to improve water quality and alleviate wastewater concerns in the St. Louis region.

CRE V Michigan
Dan Blugerman;P.A. Commercial

Michigan's P.A. Commercial hires veteran broker

Southfield, Michigan-based P.A. Commercial has added Dan Blugerman as a senior associate broker. Blugerman has more than 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry and has completed more thahn $150 million in sales and leasing transactions throughout his career.

CRE i Ohio
Mark Wutz;K2M

Cleveland's K2M adds director of engineering

Mark Wutz has joined Cleveland-based architecture, engineering and interior design firm K2M as director of engineering. Wutz brings more than 26 years of experience in the assessment, design and commissioning of mechanical systems to his new position.