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Chicago Fourth in Nation for Fastest-Growing Office Occupancy Costs, Top 15 in the World, According to CBRE

Chicago (downtown) ranked in the top 50 for prime office occupancy costs in the world, and, came in fourth for the largest 12-month increase in the nation, according to CBRE Research’s latest annual Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs report. With … Continue reading

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As Retail Anchor Space in Chicago Hits a New High, Rents Climb

Available retail anchor space in the Chicago area is at a record high, according to CBRE’s 2017 Retail Anchor Report. Yet as more space is available, much of the new space hitting the market is quality Class A space, which … Continue reading

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CBRE Extends Partnership with World Champion Chicago Cubs

CBRE has extended its partnership with the World Champion Chicago Cubs for the 2017 season and will once again host the annual CBRE Charity Bash at Wrigley Field this July, with numerous Cubs players and celebrities attending. CBRE will also … Continue reading

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Chicago Ranks Fourth in U.S. for Amount of New Warehouse Construction Since 2010

The rapid growth of e-commerce fulfillment networks in recent years has resulted in a steady increase in the height and volume of warehouses and distribution centers, likely necessitating a shift to three-dimensional measurement of industrial space, according to a new … Continue reading

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First ‘L’HAANG Spring Mixer Brings Employees Together

The Hispanic & Latin Business Resource Group (HLBRG) and the African American Network Group (AANG) hosted the first “L’HAANG Spring Mixer” at CBRE’s downtown Chicago office last week. A collaborative effort of the Chicago chapters of CBRE’s HLBRG and AANG … Continue reading

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CBRE & Big Brothers Big Sisters Partnership Begins

The Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBSMC) of Metropolitan Chicago officially kicked-off their CBRE corporate partnership with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the CBRE downtown Chicago office. CBRE’s Rachel Gradner and Dan Persa are members of the BBBSMC Leadership Board and … Continue reading

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Chicago Becomes Top 10 Target for Investors in North America

Chicago has become more popular with investors, moving up from the eleventh most popular U.S. market in 2016 to number nine in 2017, according to the CBRE Americas Investor Intentions Survey 2017. “Chicago continues to be a dynamic performer on … Continue reading

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