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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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Chicago Absorbs Record Amount of Data Center Space in 2016

Chicago has become a top three market in the U.S. for data center absorption thanks to its central location and its prominence as a critical hub network, according to a new report from CBRE Group, Inc. Net absorption totaled 36.2 … Continue reading

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Six Retail Trends Landlords Should Expect in 2017

The retail market posted another strong year in 2016. According to CBRE research, the U.S. has experienced 12 consecutive quarters of positive year-over-year rent growth. Net asking rents averaged $16.59 per sf. ft. nationally in Q4 – up 4 percent … Continue reading

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Video: Top Nonprofit Real Estate Trends

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PJM Oversees Restoration of Union Station’s Great Hall Staircase

CBRE’s Project Management Group (PJM), in partnership with Clune Construction, recently completed the restoration of Union Station’s iconic Great Hall Staircase in Chicago. After 90 years of foot traffic, the famous Travertine stairs had begun to realize “cupping” and other … Continue reading

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