Monthly Archives: September 2011

CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of September 26

Each week, The Elevator Speech summarizes news related to some of the key industry trends, buildings, deals and dealmakers that shaped headlines. Here’s what caught our attention the week of September 26: Multi-Employer Property Trust purchased 200 W. Madison St. for $217.5 … Continue reading

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The 2012 NATO and G8 Summits – A Catalyst for Preparedness

Ron Tabaczynski Director of Government Affairs, BOMA/Chicago Earlier this month, BOMA/Chicago hosted an open security meeting at the Aon Center led by Gary Schenkel, the Executive Director of the Chicago Office of Emergency Management & Communications (OEMC). The focus: Next … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of September 19

Each week, The Elevator Speech summarizes news related to some of the key events, buildings, deals and dealmakers that shaped headlines. Here’s what caught our attention the week of September 19: The co-founders of Groupon Inc. and Zeller Realty Group were minority partners … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Power Broker

Now that the electric supply market has existed for a full decade in Illinois, BOMA/Chicago member buildings enjoy lower prices than their counterparts in other metropolitan areas.  In many cases, like New York City for example, the prices are much, … Continue reading

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CRE News for the Week of September 12: A Tribute to 9/11

Throughout the nation and around the world, people and communities commemorated the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with ceremonies, speeches and remembrances.  Today, The Elevator Speech has compiled some recent news articles about how the event changed our nation and … Continue reading

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Nurturing the Next Generation of CRE Professionals

By Rebecca Steffes, RPA, LEED Green Associate Senior Property Manager, Piedmont Office Realty Trust One of the most rewarding aspects of working in commercial real estate is the level of generosity displayed by those of us in this industry.  We … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of September 5

Each week, The Elevator Speech summarizes news related to some of the key events, buildings, deals and dealmakers that shaped headlines. Here’s what caught our attention the week of September 5: Although the local commercial real estate market is bouncing back, Chicago’s … Continue reading

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