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'Dorm for adults' pitched for Chicago Avenue site
News 4 months ago
'Dorm for adults' pitched for Chicago Avenue site

The plans include a building with 36 apartments that will be rented out dorm-style-by the bed, not the unit-following a growing trend in Chicago...

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Graduate Hotel coming to Evanston
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Graduate Hotel coming to Evanston

A Chicago developer that's quickly expanding its chain of college town-centric boutique hotels is moving into Evanston. AJ Capital Partners last...

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Last week's most-viewed real estate stories
News 4 months ago
Last week's most-viewed real estate stories

A pro hockey player, who never moved into his home at No. 9 Walton, had it under contract to a buyer in 48 days. News of the $6.95 million sale...

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Marina City retail space goes up for sale
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Marina City retail space goes up for sale

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust has hired a broker to sell the 146,000-square-foot retail portion of the iconic property, which is leased to tenants...

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Consulting firm getting naming rights in HQ move
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Consulting firm getting naming rights in HQ move

West Monroe Partners aims to hire 800 employees in Chicago over the next five years. The firm signed a big lease at 311 W. Monroe to make room for...

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Consulting firm aims to hire 800 at new West Loop HQ
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Consulting firm aims to hire 800 at new West Loop HQ

West Monroe Partners signed a big lease at 311 W. Monroe to make room for the workers it's looking to add over the next five years. A Chicago-based...

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Historic River North auditorium goes up for sale
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Historic River North auditorium goes up for sale

The American College of Surgeons wants to sell the Murphy. "It is a bit of a blank canvas as to what type of use it will be," the broker says. A...

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Sterling Bay buys property next to Lincoln Yards
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Sterling Bay buys property next to Lincoln Yards

The Chicago developer picked up a big building next to the General Iron scrapyard and across the river from its planned megaproject. Sterling Bay...

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Low unemployment helps fuel nurses strikes • CommonSpirit will miss first filing deadline • Endotronix adds to funding round total
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Low unemployment helps fuel nurses strikes • CommonSpirit will miss first filing deadline • Endotronix adds to funding round total

The overall economy plays a role in health care workers' labor actions like last month's U of C Medical Center nurses strike. HOW LOW UNEMPLOYMENT...

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Crate & Barrel to bring 200-plus jobs to Romeoville
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Crate & Barrel to bring 200-plus jobs to Romeoville

The furniture and housewares retailer plans to open a massive fulfillment center in the southwest suburb to fill orders for its growing online...

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Former City Colleges HQ to become dual-brand Hilton
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Former City Colleges HQ to become dual-brand Hilton

A local developer is turning the historic building across from Willis Tower into a hotel after another group's plan to redevelop it into apartments...

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Local investor buys big Crystal Lake apartment complex
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Local investor buys big Crystal Lake apartment complex

Paul Chernawsky acquired Skyridge Club, with 364 units, from Strategic Properties of North America, which owned it for less than three years. A New...

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Shorter hep C treatment • Down syndrome health grant • Re-educating hospital boards
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Shorter hep C treatment • Down syndrome health grant • Re-educating hospital boards

FDA APPROVES SHORTER HEPATITIS C TREATMENT WITH ABBVIE DRUG: The U. S. Food & Drug Administration has approved shortening the duration of treatment...

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WeWork reining in expansion plans
News 5 months ago
WeWork reining in expansion plans

The co-working giant is pumping the brakes on a leasing spree that has made it one of the biggest users of office space in Chicago. WeWork is...

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Developers talk their biggest flops at Crain's Fall Real Estate Forum
News 5 months ago
Developers talk their biggest flops at Crain's Fall Real Estate Forum

Not all deals can be winners. For Crain's fall real estate forum, we asked three veteran real estate developers: What did you learn from your...

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Crain's 2019 Fall Real Estate Forum
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Crain's 2019 Fall Real Estate Forum

Crain's Chicago Business hosted its 2019 Fall Real Estate Forum at the Standard Club on Sept. 26. Crain's 2019 Fall Real Estate Forum

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Forum water
News 5 months ago
Forum water

Where do you get your water? From the pension crisis to gun violence, the city and state face a whole host of seemingly intractable problems. Over...

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‘Water Wars' author advises strategy for 'every last drop' of Great Lakes
News 5 months ago
‘Water Wars' author advises strategy for 'every last drop' of Great Lakes

Peter Annin is the author of "The Great Lakes Water Wars" and co-director of the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation at Northland...

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Chicago sees enviable water supply as future lure for business
News 5 months ago
Chicago sees enviable water supply as future lure for business

A California drought and talk of water becoming more valuable than oil or gold mobilized Chicago officials several years ago to explore recruiting...

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How Chicago's enviable water supply could lure future business
News 5 months ago
How Chicago's enviable water supply could lure future business

A California drought and talk of water becoming more valuable than oil or gold mobilized Chicago officials several years ago to explore recruiting...

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Where do you get your water?
News 5 months ago
Where do you get your water?

Click here to find an interactive map showing the Chicago area's communities and where each gets its water. There, you can hover over your own town...

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Nobu Hotel developer sues builder for fraud
News 5 months ago
Nobu Hotel developer sues builder for fraud

The luxury Fulton Market hotel backed by actor Robert DeNiro is the subject of a legal battle a few months before it is scheduled to open. A luxury...

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Why Chicago retail properties might not be a bad investment after all
News 5 months ago
Why Chicago retail properties might not be a bad investment after all

Here's a welcome counter narrative to the gloomy stories of retail's demise: E-commerce spending is slowing here, a MetLife study says, a sign...

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Co-working firm doubles West Loop tower space
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Co-working firm doubles West Loop tower space

New York-based Industrious is expanding to meet demand at a location it opened this summer next to Ogilvie Transportation Center. The deal marks...

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Chicago real estate market a mixed bag, survey finds
News 5 months ago
Chicago real estate market a mixed bag, survey finds

An annual report knocks the area for our "widely publicized challenges," including crime and underfunded public pensions. Still, Evanston gets a...

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WeWork board weighs a coup against CEO Adam Neumann
News 5 months ago
WeWork board weighs a coup against CEO Adam Neumann

The office-sharing company's board will likely convene later this week, although a definitive time hasn't been scheduled yet, said the people, who...

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Wacker Drive office tower back on the market
News 5 months ago
Wacker Drive office tower back on the market

A South Korean real estate investor is taking another run at cashing out on a Wacker Drive office tower. Adding to a host of downtown office...

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Property tax hike 'still on the table,' Lightfoot says
News 5 months ago
Property tax hike 'still on the table,' Lightfoot says

In comments at a bond buyers conference, the mayor offers only hints about how she'll fill the city's $838 million budget hole-but suggests...

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This firm sells 2% of power here—and generates 19% of customer complaints
News 5 months ago
This firm sells 2% of power here—and generates 19% of customer complaints

Spark Energy, a bit player in Illinois' competitive power-supply market, set a dubious mark in March for the most consumer complaints to the state...

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Will County's warehousing boom comes at a price
News 5 months ago
Will County's warehousing boom comes at a price

Caterpillar officially shuttered its Joliet plant this summer. Perched on a hill 2 miles down the road, a brand-new warehouse soon to be occupied...

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