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Karl Heitman: Moving beyond sustainability

Recently, Karl Heitman, founder and president of Heitman Architects sat down with Mark Thomton, editor of Chicago Industrial Properties, to discuss the latest in green design, how it has weathered the recession, and, what it may hold in the future

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U.S. industrial leasing returns to pre-recession levels

The return of leasing activity to pre-recession levels and tangibly declining supply in the U.S. industrial market signify continued momentum toward recovery, according to Jim Dieter, SIOR, who heads the national industrial brokerage platform for commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.

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Randy Podolsky: You only get one integrity-use it wisely

Whether it is with electronic equipment in his spare time or with the deal structure of a 100,000-square-foot office development, Randy Podolsky likes to take things apart, dissect them and figure out how they work. For 25 years he has been the head of Podolsky Northstar Corfac International in Riverwoods. Mark Thomton, editor of Chicago Industrial Properties, recently sat down with Podolsky to discuss the state of the industry and to look back on his career.

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Friends of Bruce Krall sponsor memorial open golf tournament

The Barnes Family, Cohen Financial, Colliers International and the Flisher Family today announce that they are sponsoring the Bruce Krall Memorial Open Golf Tournament to support a college fund for Mr. Krall’s two young sons, Lucas (10) and Logan (8). Mr. Krall, 51, Managing Director of Cohen Financial and a commercial mortgage broker for over 25 years, died in a plane crash on Wednesday, March 16, 2011.

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Hennelly looks to build Ryan's presence in Chicago

Throughout his 25 years of commercial real estate experience, Tim Hennelly has worked almost every angle of a deal. He has spent time as a broker, construction consultant, and a developer. Hennelly recently was named President of the Great Lakes Region for Ryan Companies.