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No Small Plans for the 2014 Ollie Scholarship Recipients

By BOMA/Chicago Time and again, BOMA/Chicago members spring to life to support initiatives that strengthen the commercial real estate industry and the professionals who comprise this industry. After 111 years of spearheading projects to advance CRE in Chicago, BOMA/Chicago continues … Continue reading

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Strengthen the CRE Industry by Supporting Workplace Diversity

By BOMA/Chicago In order to succeed in the $300 billion commercial real estate industry, professionals must rely on their extensive and diverse skill sets. Managing an office building or a portfolio encompass a uniquely wide range of professional specialties that … Continue reading

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CRE News: What We’re Reading the Week of May 20

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 20. Jones Lang LaSalle has been hired to sell … 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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The Rebirth of a “New Age Skyscraper” in Downtown Chicago: The Monroe Building Renovation

By Paul Rades, Property Manager for the Monroe Building. When the Monroe Building opened its doors in 1912, the ornate office tower on Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue already had a tremendous pedigree.  After all, it was designed by the legendary … Continue reading

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