CRE N Illinois
Kris Haskins;IREM Chicago

Kris Haskins sworn in as 2019 president of IREM Chicago

An enthusiastic crowd of members, industry partners and special guests were on hand the evening of November 1, 2018 to participate in the swearing in ceremony of Kris Haskins, CPM, as the 2019 president of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), Chicago chapter. Haskins was installed along with three other members of the 2019 IREM Chicago executive council.

CRE N Illinois
Forecasting CRE in 2019 with Steven Weinstock

Forecasting CRE in 2019 with Steven Weinstock

What will this year hold for commercial real estate? Steven Weinstock, first vice president and regional manager with the Chicago Oak Brook office of Marcus & Millichap, said that he expects the year to be a strong one for the multifamily and self-storage markets.

CRE W Minnesota
Nick Dreher;Counselor Realty

Counselor Realty welcomes new director of growth and development

Counselor Realty, an agent-owned and Minneapolis-based real estate company, announced that it has hired Nick Dreher as its new director of growth and development. In his new role, Dreher will be charged with re-energizing the Counselor brand both internally as a culture leader and externally as a brand ambassador and to strengthen the firm’s profile in the Minnesota and Wisconsin real estate market.

CRE Midwest
Cushman & Wakefield acquires QSI Facilities

Cushman & Wakefield acquires QSI Facilities

Cushman & Wakefield announced the completion of its acquisition of Quality Solutions, Inc. (“QSI”). This acquisition will expand Cushman & Wakefield’s facilities management capabilities and coverage across North American markets by leveraging QSI’s strong supply chain of 50,000+ qualified suppliers and 75+ facilities trades.

CRE N Illinois
Ahead of the CRE Forecast, a look at Chicago in 2019

Ahead of the CRE Forecast, a look at Chicago in 2019

When the 850 or so expected industry professionals pour into the Hyatt Regency Chicago on Jan. 8 for the 17th annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference, they’ll hear from dozens of experts about where the market is headed in 2019. We reached out to two of the speakers, Molly McShane and Drew Nieman, for a preview of what they feel the year has in store for us.

CRE N Illinois
MB Financial donates former branch and $25,000 to Chicago Urban League

MB Financial donates former branch and $25,000 to Chicago Urban League

MB Financial Bank, N.A. has donated a former branch to the Chicago Urban League, along with $25,000 to help retrofit the building for the League’s use. The Chicago Urban League will use the site, which includes a 5,300-square-foot former bank branch and 26 parking spaces, to expand its youth development programs, which served more than 800 young people in 2018.

CRE N Illinois
Horace Grant Jr.;Triton Realty Group

Triton adds Horace Grant, Jr. to its team

Triton Realty Group recently hired Horace Grant, Jr. as the firm’s newest addition. Grant grew up in Chicago’s North Shore suburbs and has resided in Chicago for more than 10 years. Prior to joining Triton, he worked in sales at the Chicago Bulls and sold residential properties at a nationwide residential brokerage firm.