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Matthew Porter;Clayco

Clayco hires Porter, Rollinson as key technology executives

Clayco has hired two digital and innovation executives: Matthew Porter as chief innovation officer and Simona Rollinson as chief information officer. Porter will oversee all aspects of technology at Clayco, continuing to drive the company’s message and implementation of innovation forward in the design-build industry, while Rollinson will be responsible for overseeing all elements of the information technology function.

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Colleen Needham;Draper and Kramer

Draper and Kramer employees receive IREM recognition

Full-service real estate firm Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, announced that two employees from its residential management group have been recognized by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). Colleen Needham has been named IREM Chicago Chapter 23 secretary for 2019 and Timothy Kramer was certified as an IREM instructor, the first Draper and Kramer employee to earn the designation.

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Sandy Macaluso;Golub and Company

Golub & Company hires Sandy Macaluso as vice president, leasing

Chicago-based Golub & Company, an international real estate investment and development firm, has expanded its leasing team, hiring seasoned Chicago commercial real estate professional Sandy Macaluso. Reporting to Deborah Frank, senior vice president, leasing, Macaluso is responsible for the leasing and marketing of commercial properties in the Golub & Company downtown Chicago portfolio.

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CIM Group acquires data center in Chicago’s central business district

CIM Group acquires data center in Chicago’s central business district

CIM Group and fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty (“1547”) announced the acquisition of an operating data center located at 725 S. Wells Street in the heart of Chicago’s business district. Digital Capital Partners, LLC (“DCP”), a Chicago-based wholesale carrier-neutral data center provider, were advised by Seyfarth Shaw in the sale of the 66,000-square-foot facility.

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Wight & Company completes next-gen 9-1-1 communications center

Wight & Company completes next-gen 9-1-1 communications center

Wight & Company has completed the design and construction of a new 9-1-1 emergency call center in Wheaton, Illinois. The DU-COMM 9-1-1 Communications Center launched operations recently, serving residents, public safety agencies and emergency personnel in municipalities across DuPage County in Chicago’s western suburbs. The new center is now the largest public safety communications center in Illinois.

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Conor Bossy;Pine Tree, LLC

Pine Tree promotes Conor Bossy to EVP, acquisitions

Northbrook-based Pine Tree, LLC has promoted Conor Bossy from senior vice president to executive vice president of acquisitions and head of the firm’s acquisitions team. According to Pine Tree CEO Peter Borzak, Bossy has made significant contributions to the company’s growth and culture since he joined Pine Tree in 2015.

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Forecasting three corners of commercial real estate for 2019

Forecasting three corners of commercial real estate for 2019

All throughout 2018, the real estate market was once again buoyed by a virile U.S. economy. There may new challenges in 2019 in the forms of rising interest rates, tightening credit and lingering uncertainty over the geopolitical climate, yet many commercial real estate professionals remain bullish on the market going into the new year.