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CRE Future Leaders: Christine Kolb

CRE Future Leaders: Christine Kolb

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Christine Kolb associate vice president, development at Focus. Kolb joined Focus in 2013. Her first project was to manage development and design of a 239-unit, class-A luxury apartment project in Glenview, Illinois. She also represents Focus as a member of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning housing committee and she is president of Real Estate Finance Forum.

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Aron Dragovic;Krusinski Construction Company

Krusinski Construction expands team with three new hires

Krusinski Construction Company (KCC) has three new additions to its team. The company’s pre-construction leadership will expand to accommodate its growing portfolio and newly awarded projects in the Midwest. Mike Anzelc has been hired as vice president of pre-construction; in addition, Bill Carlander has joined KCC as project superintendent and Aron Dragovic as project engineer.

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61 E. Banks in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighbhorhood. Photo: Booth Hansen.

The long game: How to tap the experience of your property managers

Communication between departments is important for any business, and this is no different for real estate firms. That’s why it’s important to involve the property management team early and often on a project. From acquisition to offer to development, operations can have a lot of important input before being handed the keys to a property.

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Hall of Fame profile: Newmark Grubb Zimmer's Mark Long

Hall of Fame profile: Newmark Grubb Zimmer's Mark Long

Each year, Midwest Real Estate News runs its annual Hall of Fame issue, highlighting the careers of the top commercial real estate professionals in the Midwest. This year, we are running those profiles online, too. Today, we focus on the busy career of Mark Long, executive managing director and principal with the Kansas City, Missouri, office of Newmark Grubb Zimmer.

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CRE Future Leaders: Anthony Mulé

CRE Future Leaders: Anthony Mulé

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Anthony Mulé, director of real estate analysis at Valbridge Property Advisors. Mulé has more than 10 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, primarily focusing on commercial valuation and consulting. He joined Valbridge in the Fall of 2017.