CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of October 15

Each week, The Elevator Speech summarizes news related to some of the key industry trends, buildings, deals and dealmakers that shaped headlines. Below are articles that caught our attention the week of October 15.

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  • President Obama selected Chicago’s McCormick Place as the location for his election night rally November 6. While the indoor venue likely will not draw the same crowds as the 2008 outdoor rally at Grant Park – which drew an estimated 240,000 attendees and depicted Chicago’s skyline to the world — the location will likely ease potential concerns over security, weather and logistics.

What CRE or Chicago news headlines from the past week captured your interest?  Or do you have comments or further thoughts on the five items noted above?  We highly encourage you to post a comment.

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