CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of May 6

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 May 6.

  • 300 Wacker Drive

    300 Wacker Drive

    While making continued strides toward recovery, the national commercial real estate industry is seeing the most leasing activity from technology organizations, a trend also mirrored throughout the Chicago market. Among the features that high-tech office tenants look for include a central urban location, converted warehouse-style industrial buildings, and collaborative workspaces for idea-sharing.

  • It’s no secret that many commercial real estate deals have been made from the fairway in the past – but is golf still a relevant way to foster business deals in the industry today? According to a recent poll from Bisnow Chicago, 63% of CRE leaders say yes, primarily citing the relationship building factor of the game.

What CRE or Chicago news headlines from the past week captured your interest? Leave us a comment and let us know.

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