July 30, 2017

Monument Capital Management acquires Residences at 1550 in Mt. Prospect

Monument Capital Management expanded its footprint with the acquisition of Residences at 1550, a 509-unit apartment community located in Mt. Prospect, Illinois.
July 25, 2017

Transwestern report: Industrial market expansion continues

Following a record positive absorption in 2016, about 2.72 million square feet of industrial space was positively absorbed in 2017, according to a report from Transwestern.
July 24, 2017

5 Ideas to Increase the Value of a Basement

Photo courtesy Shannon Dittmann Article Submitted by The basement doesn’t just have to be a space to throw all of that extra storage. Show it as usable space, and it may even help you increase the value of the home. Basement remodels typically recoup about 70 percent of their costs at time of resale, which can…
July 20, 2017

JLL marketing second phase of The Boulevard St. Louis mixed-use development

A Chicago-based joint venture has retained JLL to market the rollout of the next phase of The Boulevard St. Louis mixed-use development, which owners confirm will break ground early next year and open year end 2019.
July 20, 2017

Hot Home Trend to Watch: The Two-Toned Kitchen

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Two-toned colored kitchens are gaining popularity this year. White and gray painted cabinets are dominating kitchen color schemes, according to the 2017 Kitchen & Bath Design Trends survey conducted by the National Kitchen and Bath Association. Particularly gray-toned kitchen cabinets are seeing a surge in popularity lately.    …
July 15, 2017

Net Lease Sector Heats Up; Experts Expect “Frothy” End to 2017

At the mid-point of 2017, net lease investments continue to be a strong sector in commercial real estate, a sector that experts say has become its own distinct investment class.
July 12, 2017

That Small Backyard Can Still Be a Selling Point

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine  Don’t underestimate the power of a space based on its size. Sure, your listing may be size-challenged in the yard department, but that doesn’t mean it can’t still be a showpiece. “As building lots continue to be smaller and scarcer, lot preparation with the goal of maximizing livable outdoor…
July 10, 2017

The Goldie Initiative helps CRE women take their careers to the next level

Goldie Wolfe Miller knows what it’s like to be the only woman at the conference table. As one of Chicago’s top brokers for the past 40 years and founder of the country’s largest woman-owned commercial real estate (CRE) services firm, Wolfe Miller remembers when few women held positions of authority in the industry.
July 5, 2017

Principle builds new speculative warehouse in Buffalo Grove

Principle Construction built a new 157,000-square-foot warehouse on an 11.82 acre site located at 850 Asbury Drive in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.