CRE N Illinois
LA-based community kitchen concept, AMPED Kitchens, headed to Chicago

LA-based community kitchen concept, AMPED Kitchens, headed to Chicago

Amped Kitchens, a Los Angeles-based industrial production space, will open their first facility outside of Los Angeles later this year. Amped Kitchens recently purchased the 117,000-square-foot former Zenith Television factory at 5801 W. Dickens Avenue, located in Chicago’s Galewood neighborhood. Kudan Group managing broker, Brian Laskov, represented Amped Kitchens in the transaction.

CRE W Minnesota
Camille Helou;Kraus-Anderson

Kraus-Anderson names director of Twin Cities operations

Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson Construction Company has named Camille Helou director of Twin Cities operations, succeeding Craig Francois who is retiring. Together with Terry Hart, who shares the role of director of operations, Helou will manage the day-to-day operations for the company’s Twin Cities office of KA Construction.

CRE V Michigan
Midwest Commercial Hall of Fame: DAR Development's David Denton

Midwest Commercial Hall of Fame: DAR Development's David Denton

Each year, Midwest Real Estate News runs its Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame issue, honoring the top CRE pros in the region. This year, we are running these profiles online, too. Here is a look at the busy career of David Denton, vice president of real estate brokerage with the Grand Rapids, Michigan, office of DAR Development.

CRE N Illinois
UL acquires Wintech to boost building envelope testing and certification

UL acquires Wintech to boost building envelope testing and certification

Northbrook, Illinois-based UL, a global safety science leader, has acquired Wintech Testing and Certification, a Telford, U.K.-based firm that provides testing and certification services to architects, building owners, manufacturers and others across the built environment community. The acquisition strengthens UL’s expertise in the field of building envelope evaluation, testing and certification, and offers greater access to global markets.

CRE N Illinois
Nick Everson;The Walsh Group

Nick Everson to manage The Walsh Group's Midwest transportation program

The Walsh Group has promoted Nick Everson to program manager within its transportation group, responsible for management of transportation construction projects across the Midwest region. These responsibilities will include the establishment of management systems, close supervision over projects, direct supervision of management staff, preconstruction and estimating, design management, value engineering, scheduling and the preparation of quality control programs.

CRE Midwest
500 W. Madison Street, Chicago.

Five Midwest properties take home an award at 2019 TOBYs

The commercial real estate industry honored 17 commercial properties with The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards at the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International’s annual conference, the 2019 BOMA International Conference & Expo, held on June 25 in Salt Lake City. Five Midwest properties—three in Chicago and two in the Minneapolis metro—won an award at the event.