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October 24, 2017

How to Choose the Right Stain for Hardwood Floors

By Glenn Griffin, guest contributor One of the most commonly asked questions people have when restoring their hardwood floors is: “Should I stain my floor?” That question is closely followed by: “What color stain should I choose?” Photo by Delaware Valley Hardwoods Staining your floors is a major decision for three reasons: 1) Your choice will…
October 23, 2017

Meridian completes spec distribution center in Romeoville, Ill.

Meridian Design Build recently completed the construction of a 271,700-square-foot warehouse distribution building located at 1200 Schmidt Road in Romeoville, Ill. for Venture one.
October 19, 2017

7 Secrets for Adding a Finishing Touch to Your Staging

Photo credit: Blinds.com By Katie Laird, guest contributor When staging a home for an open house, you can transform a space from an unimpressive, run-of-the-mill property to one with a “wow” factor. But without a little extra attention to detail, even the most professionally staged homes can leave something to be desired. Don’t let staging…
October 18, 2017

Berkadia completes sale of multifamily property in St. Charles, Ill.

Berkadia sold a 208-unit multifamily, garden-style property located at 1690 Covington Court in St. Charles, Illinois.
October 13, 2017

Sterling Bay’s Jessica Brown explains her passion for retail and what it took to get her ‘dream job’

Jessica Brown's earliest memories of real estate start when she was just a kid. Instead of heading home after soccer games, Brown would throw on boots and a hard hat. She'd tag along with her father, John McLinden of Centrum and now Hubbard Street Group, who took her on tours of the projects he was…
October 8, 2017

The Boulder Group arranges sale of DentalWorks property

The Boulder Group completed the sale of a 4,800-square-foot, single tenant, net leased DentalWorks property located at 4405 Fox Valley Center Drive in Aurora, Illinois for $2,112,375.
October 7, 2017

Sherwin Williams’ Pick for 2018’s Hottest Color

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine A rich blue with jewel-toned greens is forecasted to be 2018’s hottest color of the year, according to Sherwin Williams, which unveiled its 2018 Color of the Year choice this week. Other paint companies will be announcing their paint choices over the next few weeks. Oceanside SW 6496 is a…
October 3, 2017

Brown Commercial brokers two industrial building sales in Chicago

Brown Commercial Group brokered two building sales totaling 65,710 square feet in Chicago's suburban market.
October 3, 2017

Add Some Pumpkin Spice to Your Autumn Staging

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine It’s pumpkin season and that means pumpkin everything — lattes, muffins, cookies, cakes, and, yes, even home décor. Home stagers are adding a little “pumpkin spice” to their decor, from the welcoming fall scent to pumpkin accents that inspire a cozy, autumn feel. Plus, orange can serve as a…