Tag Archives: City of Chicago

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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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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Our Last Big Night Out of the Year: A Glimpse at the BOMA/Chicago 2012 Annual Meeting

Around this time of year, companies and organizations are finalizing plans for what’s more than likely the final “official” gathering of staff and members. It could be a simple or a grand affair. It could be attended by dozens or hundreds or … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name? According to Chicagoans and the Commercial Real Estate Industry — Everything

The process and purpose behind transitioning naming rights seems simple: A company purchases the rights to rename a building or property to increase brand awareness and ultimately market share and revenue. However, the naming rights of buildings, an important part … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of July 23

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 July 23. Prudential Real Estate Investors purchased retail … Continue reading

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