Monthly Archives: March 2013

CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of March 25

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 March 25. Jones Lang LaSalle has been hired … Continue reading

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When Disaster Strikes: Have a Plan Ready

By the BOMA/Chicago Business Continuity and Resiliency Committee If recent events during the past year have taught us anything – Hurricane Sandy, wildfires, earthquakes and seemingly dozens of harsh winter storms, to name a few – it’s that natural disasters … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of March 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 March 18. The trend of communal workspaces holds … Continue reading

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The Three E’s of Spring: Energy, Environment and Earth Hour 2013

While it may not feel like it in Chicago just yet, spring has officially arrived. And with spring comes (hopefully) warmer weather as well as several city- and worldwide events celebrating environmental awareness, the first of which is Earth Hour … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of March 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 March 11. It’s no surprise that Magnificent Mile … Continue reading

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The Creepy, Crawly Facts about Bed Bugs in Office Buildings

By Carla Wagner, Operations Manager, Canine Detection & Inspection Services One would think that the potential for bed bugs in office buildings would be extremely low, given the lack of, well, beds. Unfortunately, that’s not what pest professionals in the … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of March 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 March 4. New data from Crain’s Chicago Business … Continue reading

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