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CBRE Analysis Finds Chicago Life Sciences Market Poised for Growth

Chicago is one of the nation’s leaders for employment in the life sciences industry, but startups and research and development firms in this sector may have a difficult time finding lab space as the city boasts the lowest vacancy of … Continue reading

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CBRE Wins Multiple TOBY Awards in Chicago

CBRE recently took home multiple awards at BOMA/Chicago’s annual TOBY/Gold Circle Award Gala, which recognizes the best and brightest in Chicago’s property management industry. This year, CBRE won in four categories and was named a finalist in several others. Winners … Continue reading

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Downtown Chicago Office Activity Remains Strong As New Product Comes on Line

The state of the Chicago office market remains strong and 2018 should be another solid year, according to CBRE’s Drew Nieman, who recently spoke at the Illinois Real Estate Journal’s 16th Annual Real Estate Forecast Through 2015, the Chicago market … Continue reading

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Warehouse Construction Surge Lifts Industrial-Land Prices By 16 Percent in Chicago Market

The e-commerce-fueled surge in development of warehouses and distribution centers has generated double-digit, year-over-year percentage increases in prices for industrial land in major markets, with Chicago recording a 16 percent price increase, according to a new report from CBRE. CBRE … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Chicago Condo Deconversions – A Growing Trend

CBRE has executed on several of the largest condo deconversion projects in the city of Chicago. As the multifamily market continues to show strong returns, both developers and condo owners are finding this scenario to be a win-win. Watch this … Continue reading

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Chicago Warehouse Size Increases 134% from 2012-2017

In a recent study, CBRE reports that e-commerce has driven a more than doubling of the average footprint of warehouses built in the U.S. since the early 2000s. CBRE analyzed the average size of warehouses built in the U.S. during … Continue reading

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Infographic: Chicago Urban Retail Overview

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CBRE Chicago Wins Three NAIOP Awards for Excellence

We are proud to announce that CBRE recently received three 2017 NAIOP Chicago Awards for Excellence – more than any other Chicago commercial real estate firm. Congratulations to the brokers below for being recognized by their peers for outstanding deals … Continue reading

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Law Firms Taking Less Space in Chicago, with 65% of Transactions Listed as Contractions Since Start of 2016

Law firms are adjusting their real estate strategies in response to advances in technology, shifting client demand, aging workforces and intense competition to attract and retain skilled talent, according to a new report from CBRE. In Chicago, 65 percent of … Continue reading

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CBRE Has Once Again Been Recognized in the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces Program

For the second consecutive year, CBRE Chicago has been recognized in the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces program. Based solely on feedback from 950+ Chicago-area CBRE employees who completed a Tribune survey, the recognition places the firm on an elite list … Continue reading

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