Monthly Archives: July 2011

CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of July 25

Each week, The Elevator Speech summarizes some of the key events, buildings, deals and dealmakers that shaped headlines. Here’s what caught our attention for the week of July 25th: Related Midwest completed its acquisition of the Waterview Tower project. The … Continue reading

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Golf Outings: Make Time for Business, But Remember Golf Scramble Etiquette

By Daniel Ryan, General Manager, Jones Lang LaSalle Like many BOMA/Chicago colleagues, I will be participating in the 13th Annual BOMA/Chicago Golf Classic presented by Comcast Business Class and many other generous sponsors. This year, the day-long outing takes place … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading Week of July 18

Each week, The Elevator Speech summarizes some of the key events, buildings, deals and dealmakers that shaped headlines. Here’s what caught our attention for the week of July 18th: Chicago’s newest casino opened its doors this week to capacity crowds in suburban … Continue reading

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Effective Communications Strategies Are Key to Attracting & Retaining Tenants

By Nick Kalm – Founder and President, Reputation Partners, LLC As the president of Reputation Partners, LLC, a corporate communications firm with years of experience in commercial real estate, I’ve worked with building owners and managers in Chicago and nationally. I … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading Week of July 11

Each week, The Elevator Speech summarizes some of the key events, buildings, deals and dealmakers that shaped headlines. Here’s what caught our attention for the week of July 11th: Mayor Rahm Emanuel initiated plans to make approximately 100 city buildings … Continue reading

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The Commercial Real Estate Industry Gives Back

We all know the importance of giving back to those in need. However, during the recent economic downturn, people and businesses had to make some tough decisions regarding whether to donate, or to hold back. Corporate giving and philanthropic support … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of July 4th

Each week, The Elevator Speech summarizes a list of important news stories impacting our industry and the City of Chicago. Here are the news stories that caught our attention this week: The Chicago downtown office market is continuing its comeback as prime … Continue reading

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