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Lampert's Captain Ahab routine can't save a sinking Sears
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Lampert's Captain Ahab routine can't save a sinking Sears

Say this about Eddie Lampert: He is nothing if not persistent. A Thursday securities filing shows he has made a $4.6 billion bid for Sears Holdings...

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Even without Amazon HQ2, Chicago housing market may see boost
News 6 months ago
Even without Amazon HQ2, Chicago housing market may see boost

Politics & Opinion Rauner's Janus victory may ring hollow—at least in Illinois What the Supreme Court's anti-union ruling means for democracy As...

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As hard times continue for black residents, many moving away
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As hard times continue for black residents, many moving away

Increasingly disconnected from regional prosperity, black residents of the metropolitan area are responding with their feet—literally—and moving...

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Sterling Bay puts River North landmark up for sale
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Sterling Bay puts River North landmark up for sale

Politics & Opinion What the Supreme Court's anti-union ruling means for democracy Rauner's Janus victory may ring hollow—at least in Illinois Here...

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Chicago investor seeks Motor Row Opportunity Zone cash-out
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Chicago investor seeks Motor Row Opportunity Zone cash-out

One of the biggest bettors on the resurgence of Motor Row has put a slew of properties in the long-stagnant Near South Side corridor on the market,...

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Law firms heading for new Wacker Drive tower
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Law firms heading for new Wacker Drive tower

Politics & Opinion What the Supreme Court's anti-union ruling means for democracy Rauner's Janus victory may ring hollow—at least in Illinois New...

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Are 'community benefit programs' enough to let nonprofit hospitals off the hook for taxes?
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Are 'community benefit programs' enough to let nonprofit hospitals off the hook for taxes?

Darlene Hightower and her Rush University Medical Center colleague LaDawne Jenkins laid out a map of Chicago's West Side across two folding tables...

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Dave & Buster's eyes Water Tower Place
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Dave & Buster's eyes Water Tower Place

Politics & Opinion Rauner's Janus victory may ring hollow—at least in Illinois What the Supreme Court's anti-union ruling means for democracy New...

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Salesforce plan completes Kennedy family's Wolf Point puzzle
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Salesforce plan completes Kennedy family's Wolf Point puzzle

Politics & Opinion Rauner's Janus victory may ring hollow—at least in Illinois What the Supreme Court's anti-union ruling means for democracy New...

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How big a deal is Salesforce's downtown expansion?
News 6 months ago
How big a deal is Salesforce's downtown expansion?

So, just how big a deal is it that Salesforce, the fast-growing San Francisco tech company, is going to lease a whopping 500,000 square feet in a...

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Give us some security
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Give us some security

Politics & Opinion What the Supreme Court's anti-union ruling means for democracy Rauner's Janus victory may ring hollow—at least in Illinois...

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Salesforce to bring 1,000 jobs to riverfront tower
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Salesforce to bring 1,000 jobs to riverfront tower

Salesforce is poised to announce its long-rumored deal to expand its Chicago presence with a flashy new space inside a riverfront tower on Wolf...

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This is now Chicago's most expensive office building
News 6 months ago
This is now Chicago's most expensive office building

If you're looking for Chicago's most expensive office building, you won't see it in the skyline. Instead, that title is about to belong to a low...

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Emanuel gets his TIF bill
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Emanuel gets his TIF bill

Mayor Rahm Emanuel scored a victory on the development front, and a truce was called in a battle over how to regulate car-sharing firms in separate...

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New Yorkers pay $51 million for Bucktown apartments
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New Yorkers pay $51 million for Bucktown apartments

A New York real estate investor has paid nearly $51 million for its first acquisition in Chicago, a new 94-unit apartment building in Bucktown....

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How a frenzied expansion brought down America’s No. 1 mattress seller
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How a frenzied expansion brought down America’s No. 1 mattress seller

(Bloomberg)—Mattress Firm has three stores in Austin, Texas, within half a mile of one another. In Winston-Salem, N. C., it has two stores with...

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Hotel Felix averts foreclosure
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Hotel Felix averts foreclosure

The owners of the Hotel Felix will hang onto the property with a restructured loan, staving off foreclosure at the River North inn. After...

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Seven Lions faces eviction for unpaid rent
News 6 months ago
Seven Lions faces eviction for unpaid rent

Seven Lions, a restaurant started by master sommelier and "Check, Please!" host Alpana Singh, is facing eviction from its building across from the...

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Yorktown Center mall faces key loan deadline
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Yorktown Center mall faces key loan deadline

Yorktown Center, one of the biggest shopping malls in the Chicago area, has slipped into the financial danger zone after losing some major tenants....

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A Zillow for commercial real estate
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A Zillow for commercial real estate

After getting blank stares from young tech company executives when he handed them a stack of paper about options for office space, Bobby Goodman...

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Sterling Bay tweaks Lincoln Yards plan
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Sterling Bay tweaks Lincoln Yards plan

Politics & Opinion What the Supreme Court's anti-union ruling means for democracy Rauner's Janus victory may ring hollow—at least in Illinois...

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This large new Lake Zurich house is a beacon of sustainability
News 6 months ago
This large new Lake Zurich house is a beacon of sustainability

Politics & Opinion What the Supreme Court's anti-union ruling means for democracy Rauner's Janus victory may ring hollow—at least in Illinois...

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Local commercial sales approaching record high
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Local commercial sales approaching record high

Skip to main content Water Tower Place changed hands as part of a Brookfield Property Partners' acquisition of Chicago-based GGP. It's been a big...

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Is the Chicago market overbuilt? That depends.
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Is the Chicago market overbuilt? That depends.

Skip to main content A 55-story office tower at 110 N. Wacker Drive is on track to open in 2020. Developers are the life of the real estate party,...

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Chicago investors crowdfund $105 million for Opportunity Zones
News 7 months ago
Chicago investors crowdfund $105 million for Opportunity Zones

A Chicago investment duo that uses crowdfunding tactics to finance real estate purchases is hopping on a buyer bandwagon itself. Joining the party...

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UBS shrinking space on Wacker Drive
News 7 months ago
UBS shrinking space on Wacker Drive

Banking giant UBS is shedding more than a third of its space at its namesake tower on Wacker Drive, joining a string of big companies challenging...

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Who should pay to make a property buildable?
News 7 months ago
Who should pay to make a property buildable?

A family that has been trying for 30 years to get street access for an isolated parcel it owns on the Evanston-Wilmette border got the needed go...

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Hot downtown apartment market could cool next year
News 7 months ago
Hot downtown apartment market could cool next year

Downtown apartment landlords are wrapping up a great year of leasing, but they may lose some leverage over tenants in 2019. The average monthly net...

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Cushman & Wakefield snags CBRE's property sales brokers
News 7 months ago
Cushman & Wakefield snags CBRE's property sales brokers

The team of brokers selling Chicago office properties for real estate company CBRE has defected to rival Cushman & Wakefield, giving their new...

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Can Greektown survive?
News 7 months ago
Can Greektown survive?

For decades, people have headed to South Halsted Street seeking moussaka, spanakopita, gyros, baklava and ouzo. This area is where generations of...

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