CRE N Illinois
Mixed-use Gold Coast property hits the market

Mixed-use Gold Coast property hits the market

Kiser Group and Zacuto Group are marketing 56 E. Chicago Avenue for sale. Located between Chicago’s Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods, 56 E. Chicago Avenue is positioned near the Magnificent Mile, at the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Rush Street. The six-story, mixed-use building is being marketed unpriced and features 25 residential units and three commercial retail spaces with frontage along Chicago Avenue. The property is zoned DX-12 and is vacant.

CRE N Illinois
Robin Wermuth;Cresa

Robin Wermuth joins Cresa

Robin Wermuth has joined tenan-only commercial real estate firm Cresa as business manager. Wermuth will oversee day-to-day business operations for the Chicago area, handling all human resources, finance and accounting as well as various marketing initiatives.

CRE V Michigan
Andrea Burg;Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield adds industry veteran in Detroit office

Cushman & Wakefield has hired industry veteran Andrea Burg as a senior project manager in the company’s national Project and Development Services (PDS) group. Based out of the firm’s Detroit office, Burg will provide leadership and direction for project management services to ensure accurate and timely execution of the overall project process.

CRE v Wisconsin
Ben Bruns;Boldt Company

Wisconsin's Boldt Company adds EVP

Ben Bruns has joined construction firm The Boldt Company as executive vice president for its Northern Operations group. In this position, Bruns will lead business development and operations for Boldt’s Wisconsin offices in Green Bay, Appleton and Stevens Point.

CRE N Illinois
From left to right: Matthew Lewandowski, Mandy Lewandowski, George Cibula and Todd Hendricks, all of Darwin Realty.

Darwin Realty hosts 2019 holiday party

Each December, Elmhurst, Illinois-based Darwin Realty marks the end of another successful year with a holiday party. This year was no exception, as the firm celebrated another strong year in commercial real estate with friends and clients.

CRE N Illinois
Tim Noonan;Walker and Dunlop

Walker & Dunlop grows capital markets team in Chicago

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. has expanded its debt brokerage team in the Midwest with the addition of managing directors Tim Noonan and Dave Hendrickson, and senior vice president Pat Modig. Based in Chicago, the team will be responsible for sourcing and structuring financing for all commercial real estate asset classes throughout the United States.

CRE N Illinois
The former Plaza Hotel on the corner of Clark Street and North Avenue in Chicago.

On the Corner: North & Clark

As a very young child, I remember going to the Plaza Hotel on the corner of Clark and North because my dad’s office was there. In fact, when my parents were first married in 1948, they lived in the hotel because my grandfather—my mom’s dad—owned the building. Eventually, my dad operated it for the family.