CRE N Illinois
Jerry Weber;Morgan Harbour Construction

Jerry Weber joins Morgan / Harbour as project executive

Morgan / Harbour Construction has hired Jerry Weber as project executive in their Willowbrook, Illinois headquarters office. Weber has an extensive, 30-year career overseeing and managing commercial, industrial, multi-story residential and governmental construction projects. He is a team leader with an authentic and collaborative style and is expert at prioritizing and strategizing to effectively complete complex tasks under tight deadlines.

CRE N Illinois
Pictured left to right: Tom Boyle, SIOR of Lee & Associates and vice president SIOR Chicago, Dan Benassi, SIOR of Entre Commercial Realty and 2019 SIOR Chicago Chapter President, Dan Fogarty, SIOR of Becknell Industrial and Matt Hubert of Becknell Industrial.

SIOR Chicago hosts annual golf outing

The Chicago Chapter of the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR) held its annual golf outing on Monday, July 29, at Chicago Highlands Club in Westchester, Illinois. More than 140 golfers attended and enjoyed the day of comradery despite a brief rain shower. The SIOR Chicago Chapter thanks our Platinum Sponsors for making this a memorable event year after year.

CRE N Illinois
CRE Future Leaders: Matt Terpstra

CRE Future Leaders: Matt Terpstra

As vice president, capital markets at Cohen Financial, Matt Terpstra is responsible for the origination and placement of debt structures throughout the United States. Since joining the Chicago-based capital markets team in 2013, he has helped to close over $650 million of financing transactions that include development, value-add and stabilized financing.

CRE X Missouri
Missouri's Bagnell Dam project earns industry honor

Missouri's Bagnell Dam project earns industry honor

MC Industrial, Inc., a McCarthy Holdings company, recently received a “2019 Top Plant Award” in the renewable category from POWER magazine. The award recognizes MC Industrial’s work as general contractor for the Bagnell Dam Stabilization project, a $53 million investment in major structural and anchoring upgrades for the Ameren Missouri Osage Energy Center in Lake Ozark, Missouri.

CRE N Illinois
Annette Kastner;NAI Hiffman

NAI Hiffman appoints Kastner to CFO and Kenny as SVP, project management

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois-based commercial real estate firm NAI Hiffman has appointed Annette Kastner to chief financial officer and director of accounting services. Additionally, NAI Hiffman announced Peter Kenny has been appointed to senior project management to support the growth of its project management platform; he will report to managing director of management services, Bob Assoian.

CRE N Illinois
The Conagra Brands Center for Food Design will be a state-of-the-art snacking innovation center with up to 50 food designers and culinary staff.

Conagra Brands announces plan to build innovation center in Chicago

Today Conagra Brands, Inc. announced plans to build The Conagra Brands Center for Food Design in Chicago at 350 N. Orleans Street, located next to its existing headquarters in The Merchandise Mart. The new, 40,000-square-foot innovation center is an expansion of the company’s existing state-of-the-art Research & Development and Culinary capabilities.

CRE N Illinois

Heroes at Heartland honors four organizations

The Heroes at Heartland steering committee, led by Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) and partners, decided to award four organizations for their continuing efforts towards veteran services. Awards to organizations total $5,000 and include: Great River Honor Flight ($2,000), Tri-State Warrior Outreach ($2,000), Dot Foods Veterans Committee partnering with 2x4’s For Hope ($500) and the Mississippi Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America ($500).

CRE N Illinois
Kiera Ellis;Related Midwest

Related Midwest names Kiera Ellis director of public affairs

Related Midwest has hired Kiera Ellis as director of public affairs. In this position, Ellis will collaborate with executives, community members and the media to help lead and support Related Midwest’s work in various neighborhoods. She will serve as a key liaison to civic, business advocacy and trade groups, as well as nonprofits and local community organizations.

CRE v Wisconsin
Bridget Fritz;Moore Construction Services

Wisconsin's Moore Construction hires business development manager

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin-based Moore Construction Services has hired Bridget Fritz as business development director. In this newly created position, Fritz’s will focus on growing brand awareness in Southeastern Wisconsin, while driving new business opportunities. Fritz will also be responsible for the development and execution of the annual company marketing plan.