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  • Go the Last Mile: Grow Your Supply Chain and Expand Your eCommerce Platform in Chicago
    By: Larry Goldwasser, Executive Director, SIOR As eCommerce continues to be the growth engine for many brands, “last mile” or the last leg of delivery is critical in moving goods from strategically located industrial transportation hubs to a consumer’s home or business. The expansion of retail, coupled with consumers’ increasing… Read more »
  • Chicago Walks the Walk
    By: Linsey Smith, Director, Chicago Research Chicago Among Top U.S. Metros for Walkable Urbanism Fueled by an influx of jobs and people to the downtown core, Chicago has claimed the No. 6 spot on the newly released 2019 Foot Traffic Ahead report, that ranks the country’s top 30 metropolitan areas… Read more »
  • Short-Term Rentals are the Next Niche in Multifamily
    By: Susan Tjarksen, Managing Director, Capital Markets Multifamily has become an increasingly diversified sector – with niche asset classes such as student housing, senior housing, coliving and micro-units garnering major investor interest, and short-term rentals are next. Our Chicago multifamily team takes a national look at this growing trend in… Read more »
  • Get to Know the Team: Andrea Saewitz
    By: Jack McKinney Jr., Senior Director of Chicago Agency Leasing Brief Bio Andrea has over 38 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. As an accomplished Executive Managing Director, she believes in utilizing creativity in deal making and treating others the way she likes to be treated —… Read more »
  • The Scooter Boom Hits Chicago
    By: Sally Haertl, Marketing Manager How will Chicago’s new eScooter program impact CRE? This month, the City of Chicago launched a four-month eScooter pilot program on the West, Northwest and Southwest sides that will run from June 15 to October 15 with 10 companies participating in the test. Each company… Read more »
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