Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Year 2012 Remembered Through the BOMA/Chicago Elevator Speech

As the final hours of the year 2012 wind down, the team behind The Elevator Speech want to thank all who read, comment and subscribe to this blog.  We sincerely appreciate the opportunity to have this online forum — our … Continue reading

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

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 December 17. New office development could be limited … Continue reading

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Look Up, Out and Around to Determine Best Time to Replace Office Building Window Caulking

By Steve Riggio, Principal, RiggioBoron Ltd.  Property managers today have a wide range of resources to help determine whether their building is operating at peak efficiency.  For example, building managers determine power and energy usage in HVAC and lighting systems with … Continue reading

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

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 December 10. Chicago developer Michael Reschke put the office and … Continue reading

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The Rebirth of a “New Age Skyscraper” in Downtown Chicago: The Monroe Building Renovation

By Paul Rades, Property Manager for the Monroe Building. When the Monroe Building opened its doors in 1912, the ornate office tower on Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue already had a tremendous pedigree.  After all, it was designed by the legendary … Continue reading

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

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 December 3. Shidler Group agreed to buy the Burnham Center at … Continue reading

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