Monthly Archives: February 2013

CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of February 18

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 February 18. Developer Steve Fifield plans to build the next … Continue reading

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Marshalling BOMA/Chicago Volunteer Resources to Grow Rebuilding Together Participation in 2013

By Jeff Tigchelaar, RPA, Senior Real Estate Manager, CBRE Perhaps the true measure of success for a volunteer initiative takes place in its second year. That’s when it’s possible to gauge how much the program has progressed, and perhaps determine how … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of February 11

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 February 11. The president of Merchandise Mart Properties announced he … Continue reading

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What We Learned From the 2013 BOMA/Chicago TOBY/Gold Circle Awards Gala: Our Night to Recognize the Best in the CRE Business

For the past several years, members of Chicago’s commercial real estate industry gather one evening to honor outstanding performance in office building management and shine a spotlight on the men and women who work on behalf of tremendous real estate … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of February 4

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 February 4. According to data from Built in Chicago, 197 … Continue reading

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Job Opportunities Offer a Helping Hand to U.S. Veterans

By Mark Kexel, Titan Security Group Vice Chair, BOMA/Chicago Security Committee A report issued in March 2012 from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals compelling insight regarding the employment situation for veterans of our armed forces who return to civilian … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of January 28

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 January 28. The new West Loop headquarters of Hillshire Brands … Continue reading

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