CRE Midwest
Getting knocked down, then getting up again: It's how new brokers succeed

Getting knocked down, then getting up again: It's how new brokers succeed

Brokers are attracted to commercial real estate because of the freedom: The only factor limiting your success? How hard you work. But for brokers new to the industry, those first few years in commercial brokerage can prove challenging. This isn’t a salaried job. It’s all about commissions. How do you earn those commissions when you’re just getting started?

CRE N Illinois
Gateway Multifamily Group buys mixed-use development

Gateway Multifamily Group buys mixed-use development

Gateway Multifamily Group, a privately owned group of companies with a focus on transforming apartment communities, has announced the purchase of the Westview Condos and Offices at the Collinsville Crossings. The property, to be rebranded as The Westview, is an 8.34-acre, mixed-use development site comprised of 18,000 square feet of office space, 16,000 square feet of multifamily space and five acres for future development.

CRE N Illinois
The Tasting Room at Moody Tongue Brewing Company in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood.

Over 100,000 attend Open House Chicago 2018

According to the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), approximately 100,000 Chicagoans and visitors took part in Open House Chicago (OHC) 2018. Attendance figures matched the record set in 2016 and represent a 5 percent increase from 2017. The CAC continued to expand the scope of OHC in 2018 offering 280 sites in 31 neighborhoods on October 13 and 14—a record number for both.  

CRE N Illinois
Amy Price;Bentall Kennedy

Bentall Kennedy’s Amy Price appointed chair of NAREIM board of directors

The National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM), based in Chicago, formally appointed Amy Price, president and chief investment officer of Bentall Kennedy (U.S.) Limited Partnership, as its new chair of the board of directors. Price, who formerly served as vice-chair of the board, will assume her new role from outgoing chair, Peter DiCorpo, chief operating officer of Waypoint Residential.

CRE W Minnesota
Laurie Trousil;Kraus-Anderson

Minneapolis' Kraus-Anderson hires director of diversity

Minneapolis’ Kraus-Anderson Companies, Inc. has hired Laurie Trousil as director of inclusion & diversity. In her new role, she will lead the creation and implementation of the development of programs and policies designed to attract, retain, promote and advance a diverse workforce within Kraus-Anderson’s family of companies.

CRE Midwest
CREW selects leaders for 2019

CREW selects leaders for 2019

Six commercial real estate leaders were elected to the 2019 CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network Board of Directors, which will be led by Holly Neber, CEO of AEI Consultants. The announcement was made at the 2018 CREW Network Convention and Marketplace in San Diego, Calif.