Monthly Archives: July 2012

CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of July 23

Each week, The Elevator Speech summarizes news related to some of the key industry trends, buildings, deals and dealmakers that shaped headlines. Below are articles that caught our attention the week of July 23. Prudential Real Estate Investors purchased retail … Continue reading

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A Big Benefit of Earning a Gold Circle Award: Validation from Peers

By Nancy Capadona, General Manager, CBRE It’s been just about six months since my name was announced during the Gold Circle Awards competition as the Property Manager of the Year for 2012. Without question, I was thrilled to be selected for … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of July 16

Each week, The Elevator Speech summarizes news related to some of the key industry trends, buildings, deals and dealmakers that shaped headlines. Below are articles that caught our attention the week of July 16. Two local executives are tapping a key part … Continue reading

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The Future of Chicago’s Rapid Transit System: Keeping Chicago on Track

Last week, we shared insight on the history of Chicago’s elevated rapid transit system – better known as the “L” – and how it helped shape Chicago’s Central Business District. This week, we’ll consider what’s next for the city’s public … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of July 9

Each week, The Elevator Speech summarizes news related to some of the key industry trends, buildings, deals and dealmakers that shaped headlines. Below are articles that caught our attention the week of July 9. MetLife Inc. agreed to pay $112 million for … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Elevated Rapid Transit System: Tracking the Expansion of the “L”

Chicago has many distinguishing features that set it apart from other great cities.  There’s the 26 miles of lakefront parks and beaches, world-class restaurants, landmark theaters, legendary professional sports, globally-inspired cultural events, and of course world-renowned architecture and commercial buildings. … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of July 2

Each week, The Elevator Speech summarizes news related to some of the key industry trends, buildings, deals and dealmakers that shaped headlines. Below are articles that caught our attention the week of July 2. In another indication that the downtown Chicago commercial … Continue reading

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