Monthly Archives: February 2012

Take Our Poll: Share Your Thoughts About LinkedIn

Of the three dominant social media platforms, LinkedIn without question stands apart when it comes to business relationship building.  The platform gives individual subscribers a pretty extensive personal curriculum vitae and the opportunity to pose relevant questions, start a discussion, … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of February 20

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 February 20: The unique office tower at 150 N. Michigan Ave. is … Continue reading

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New E-Waste Law Brings New Challenges

By Kelly Aaron, President, EverLights Last year more than 3.3 million tons of electronic waste, better known as e-waste, was produced in the United States alone. With e-waste numbers on the rise each year, the state of Illinois decided to … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of February 13

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 February 13: The 915,000-square-foot Civic Opera Building at 20 N. Wacker Drive … Continue reading

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The Ongoing Transformation of Navy Pier: Part II

Last week, we profiled Navy Pier’s rich history and transforming identity throughout the last 96 years. This week, we will discuss the future of Navy Pier and how its redesign will contribute to its ongoing transformation. In September 2011, Navy Pier … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of February 6

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 February 6: A joint venture led by Chicago developer GlenStar Properties LLC … Continue reading

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The Ongoing Transformation of Navy Pier: Part I

Navy Pier is one of Chicago’s most dynamic and vibrant landmarks. Throughout its history, the Pier has been a center of commerce, a military base, a school, an events venue and a world-renowned destination. In fact, Navy Pier has not … Continue reading

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