Monthly Archives: April 2013

CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of April 22

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 April 22. As sustainability continues to be a top priority … Continue reading

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Building Diversity in Chicago’s Commercial Real Estate Community

According to the Real Estate Associate Program, the commercial real estate industry’s professional ranks have less than one percent minority leadership at management levels – less than 1,000 people in an industry comprised of more than 125,000 professionals. Given this … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of April 15

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 April 15. In light of the tragic events that took … Continue reading

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BOMA/Chicago Economic Impact Study: Analyzing Chicago Office Buildings as a Major Economic Driver

Last week, BOMA/Chicago was proud to unveil its 2012 Economic Impact Study (EIS), a research report commissioned to analyze the economic impact of our building members. The report, which builds on the original EIS released in 2006, was developed to … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of April 8

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 April 8. Chicago-based commercial real estate services firm … Continue reading

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Reflecting Back on Three Decades of Making the Impossible, Possible

By Olga S. Pierce, President, Concierge Unlimited International A rare bottle of wine. Tickets to a sold-out theatre show. VIP tables at Michelin-rated restaurants. Hotel rooms in overbooked cities. These added touches and services can help commercial real estate firms … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of April 1

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 April 1. The City of Chicago received a … Continue reading

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