Category Archives: Green

Beeting the Summer Heat at 1KFulton

Next up in our series on sustainable rooftops and initiatives, we talk to Rachael Bruketta, Assistant Property Manager with Sterling Bay, who fills us in on 1000 West Fulton’s rooftop vegetable garden including maintenance, vegetable selection, environmental impact and tenant … Continue reading

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Six Surprising Facts about the Exelon/ComEd Rate Increase Proposal

Exelon and ComEd have introduced a proposal (Senate Amendments 2 and 3 to SB 1585) to drastically raise commercial and residential electricity rates and add new charges that will total $7.7 billion over ten years. While Exelon and ComEd have … Continue reading

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How 20,000 Worms Transformed this Building [Interview]

We’re kicking off a new series of stories focusing on sustainable rooftops and initiatives in a dialogue with AMA Plaza’s Assistant Property Manager Yordanos Ghdey with Riverview Realty Property Management. Yordanos walks us through the ins and outs of the AMA … Continue reading

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BOMA/Chicago Charged Up about Exelon’s $1.6B Ratepayer Increase Legislation

Exelon, ComEd and Clean Jobs Coalition all proposing Increased Rates Recently BOMA/Chicago Government Affairs Director Ron Tabaczynski and I were in Springfield where I testified before the Illinois Senate’s Energy and Utilities Committee on behalf of BOMA/Chicago in opposition to … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of October 7

By BOMA/Chicago 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 October 7. Canadian Investment Firm Acquires … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Perspective on Chicago CRE

By George Kohl I won’t be shy in admitting that my BOMA/Chicago presidency has numerous perks. I always get a speaking role at events, which I’m very comfortable with because it’s something I’ve enjoyed doing throughout my career.  I also … Continue reading

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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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