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WeekLEE News for April 20 - 24, 2015


LEE IN THE NEWS! (Week Review)  

Sturtevant business park to break ground soon:  Kenosha News

Lee & Associates completes a 211,500 SF industrial lease renewal and expansion on behalf of Venture One Real Estate:  Real Estate Rama - Illinois 

National News

DTZ might be ready for a mega-deal: Considering buying Cushman & Wakefield for $2 billion:  DTZ Group is exploring what would be a major commercial real estate deal. The London-based brokerage is considering a bid of $2 billion to acquire Cushman & Wakefield. Midwest Real Estate News

Cushman & Wakefield buying McKinney brokerage:  J.F. McKinney & Associates, a Chicago real estate brokerage that handles leasing at office buildings including the John Hancock Center and the Merchandise Mart, is being acquired by industry behemoth Cushman & Wakefield.  Chicago Real Estate Daily - Crain's

Entity-level Deals Take Smaller Market Slice:  NEW YORK CITY—A casual observer could be excused for concluding that entity-level transactions and huge portfolio buys are dominating the investment sales market.

Industrial Investors Eye Niche Markets:  LOS ANGELES—Ecommerce may be the most talked about driver in the industrial sector, but it certainly isn’t the only driver.

Intense Financing Competition Tripping Some CRE Lending Circuits Liquidity Still Flowing into the Markets, but Banks Starting To Pare Back in Some Sectors  CoStar News

Don't kid yourselves, investors: 'Foreign exchange effects' are real A strong U.S. dollar is exposing a painful side effect of global expansion.  Crain's Chicago Business

Local News

Home sales post biggest rise since 2013:  Chicago-area home sales rose in March by the biggest percentage in a year and a half.  Chicago Real Estate Daily - Crain's

These are the Illinois buildings that most need rescuing:  Landmarks Illinois released its 20th annual list of the state's most-endangered landmarks today.  Crain's Chicago Business

Illinois middle-market firms grow faster than national average:  Middle-market companies around the country are expanding at a steady pace, but in Illinois they're growing even faster.  Crain's Chicago Business

5 Pressing Issues for Chicago's Industrial Market:  With nearly $30B in mega deals in recent months, Chicago's industrial market is off the charts. But what factors are driving demand, and could 2016 bring a downturn?

10 THINGS TO DO:  One-minute plays, artisan food fest, Joffrey's new works  Crain's Chicago Business

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04/24/2015 - 09:00


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