Monthly Archives: March 2012

CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of March 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 March 26:   The online food-ordering service GrubHub is moving into the … Continue reading

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

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 March 19: A start-up ecosystem has formed in Chicago as local start-ups … Continue reading

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Three Thoughts For Chicago’s Buildings and Businesses During NATO Summit

Since learning Chicago was selected as the host city for the 2012 NATO Summit, BOMA/Chicago leadership and staff have collaborated with public and private organizations to prepare members for the logistical and operational issues associated with hosting this global event. … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of March 12

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 March 12: Many of our members, including Jones Lang LaSalle, CBRE and … Continue reading

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Upcoming Property Tax Assessment Process Also First Revaluation for New Assessor and Staff

Norman J. Quinn CMI, CRE President, Equity Property Tax Group Cook County revalues property for tax assessment on a triennial system (every three years), and Chicago’s Central Business District is up for review in 2012. This year the assessment process will … Continue reading

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

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 March 5: President Obama changed the location of the G8 Summit from … Continue reading

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LinkedIn Poll Results and Three Business Building Tactics to Consider

Last week, The Elevator Speech published a post on the genesis of LinkedIn, one of the three dominant social media platforms and the online site best suited to business-building opportunities.  Along with some insight and history, we also asked followers … Continue reading

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