Chicago en 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 18, 2014) <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bank of America telling wealthy investors to bet on commercial real estate’ CW Capital Asset Management selling a $2.5 billion portfolio of loans and assets; NorthStar Realty <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-investment?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Finance & Investment">Finance</a></span> spending more than $1 billion to buy a seniors portfolio; a brewing conflict between Sam Zell and the board of Commonwealth REIT; and a look at the burgeoning industrial real estate market in Europe, the Middle East and Asia are among 10 must reads from around the commercial real estate industry today.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicago Distress Finance & Investment Hotel Industry Buzz International New York Office REITs Retail Seniors Housing Washington D.C. Freemium Mobile Alert Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:37:00 +0000 685951 at Equity Investments Transform the Alter Group <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The firm is changing its whole business model as it plans its next round of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/development?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Development">development</a></span>, using more capital from equity investors and less capital from the founder’s family to start projects and keeping the family’s capital tied up in these properties for a shorter time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicago Development Finance & Investment News Freemium Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:21:00 +0000 682661 at The Closure of Dominick’s: Reshaping the Food Landscape <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The supermarket industry norm has typically been to have other grocers absorb closed locations. In the past few years, this trend started to change. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicago Commentary News Property Management Retail Freemium Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:17:00 +0000 681861 at The Bike Path: Smart Cities' Latest Amenity <div class="node-body gallery-body">America is enjoying a bicycling boom.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Chicago Denver Los Angeles New York News Philadelphia Phoenix Public Infrastructure San Francisco Seattle Sustainability Tennessee Washington D.C. Industries & Products and Services Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:02:00 +0000 508721 at Condominium Recovery Begins <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The first new condominium projects in years are beginning to open in markets across the country—and so far, the news is good.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicago Development Multifamily New York News Washington D.C. Freemium Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:27:00 +0000 549561 at <p>The Montrose Residences in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C.</p> 2013: The Millennial Year <div class="field-byline"> Matt Ward </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As we look back at the real estate sector in 2013, the operative word was &ldquo;millennial&rdquo;. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicago Commentary Finance & Investment News Office Freemium Thu, 02 Jan 2014 19:20:00 +0000 451411 at IREM and GreenPSF Launch Sustainability Property Challenge <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Move over, LEED and Energy Star. There’s a new kid on the block when it comes to energy-efficient buildings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Chicago News Office Freemium Mon, 23 Dec 2013 16:22:00 +0000 472731 at KBS Makes $425M Bet on Citigroup Center, Plans Retail and Commuter Upgrades <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III recently made a big bet in the Chicago market, closing the purchase of the 1.5-million-sq.-ft. Citigroup Center building, which sits atop the Ogilvie train station in the city’s West Loop, for $425 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicago News Office REITs Retail Sales Freemium Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:40:00 +0000 463841 at Berkadia Closes $43.5M for Multifamily Property in Chicago Suburbs <div class="node-body syndicated_content-body">The Austin office of Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC recently closed $55.2 million in financing for multifamily properties located in Illinois and Texas. <p>Highlights include:</p></div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="" /> </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicago Finance Multifamily Wed, 18 Dec 2013 15:19:00 +0000 459281 at PRESS RELEASE: HFF Closes Sale Of Luxury Multi-Housing Community In Chicago's Lincoln Park Neighborhood <div class="field-byline"> Kristen M. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>HFF closed the sale of The Belden-Stratford, a 297-unit, luxury multi-housing community in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. HFF marketed the property on behalf of the seller.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Archive Chicago Sales Tue, 17 Dec 2013 21:12:00 +0000 450441 at