Monthly Archives: October 2011

CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of October 24

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 October 24: Virgin Group’s hotel chain has bought the landmark Old Dearborn Bank … Continue reading

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What We’ve Learned From the Launch of The Elevator Speech: 22 Weeks and 41 Posts Later

By Edward M. Bury, APR Director of Marketing and Communications, BOMA/Chicago BOMA/Chicago is accustomed to taking the lead.  In fact, the concept of building owners and managers working together to support their investments and the industry was started with the … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of October 17

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 October 17: 2011 is shaping up as the strongest year for local … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of October 10

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 October 10: Mayor Emanuel proposed his first City of Chicago budget on … Continue reading

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Soldier Field: Where Chicago Flexes its Big Shoulders

If you ask any number of Chicagoans about their sentiments towards local politics, baseball teams, Chicago neighborhoods or which local eateries have the best Chicago-style pizza or hot dogs, you will certainly receive a variety of confident responses. However, one … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of October 3

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 October 3: Downtown Chicago office vacancy rates improved for the third straight quarter. … Continue reading

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