October 15, 2017

Sterling Bay’s Jessica Brown explains her passion for retail and what it took to get her ‘dream job’

Jessica Brown's earliest memories of real estate start when she was just a kid. Instead of heading home after soccer games, Brown would throw on boots and a hard hat. She'd tag along with her father, John McLinden of Centrum and now Hubbard Street Group, who took her on tours of the projects he was…
October 11, 2017

Missner Group completes office renovation in Skokie

A 38,000-square-foot headquarter renovation on behalf of Generation Brands was completed at 7400 Linder Avenue in Skokie, Illinois, according to an announcement from The Missner Group.
October 6, 2017

Guaranteed Rate hires Ronnie Graham

Guaranteed Rate hired Ronnie Graham to take the role of VP of Mortgage Lending. Graham has experience in the mortgage industry and joins the firm after working at BMO Harris where he acted as Assistant Mortgage Banker.
October 6, 2017

Sherwin Williams’ Pick for 2018’s Hottest Color

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine A rich blue with jewel-toned greens is forecasted to be 2018’s hottest color of the year, according to Sherwin Williams, which unveiled its 2018 Color of the Year choice this week. Other paint companies will be announcing their paint choices over the next few weeks. Oceanside SW 6496 is a…
October 2, 2017

Add Some Pumpkin Spice to Your Autumn Staging

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine It’s pumpkin season and that means pumpkin everything — lattes, muffins, cookies, cakes, and, yes, even home décor. Home stagers are adding a little “pumpkin spice” to their decor, from the welcoming fall scent to pumpkin accents that inspire a cozy, autumn feel. Plus, orange can serve as a…
October 1, 2017

Record-breaking number of cranes operating in Chicago in 2017

Chicago’s 53rd tower crane goes up at 2345 N. Lincoln Ave., breaking the record of 52 set last year.
September 28, 2017

Why You Should Stage a Cozy Fire Pit Area

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Fire features, like outdoor fire pits and fire tables, are in demand. The National Association of Landscape Professionals calls it one of the hottest landscape trends for the fall, based on a recent survey of 5,000 of its member landscapers. These hot-spots can be a great way to show…
September 27, 2017

Friedman sells 175,000-square-foot retail center in Michigan

Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions recently sold Lincoln Park Plaza, a 175,609-square-foot retail center at 3574-3636 Fort Street in Lincoln Park, Michigan.
September 22, 2017

NAI Hiffman completes two office leases in Westmont, IL

NAI Hiffman completed two office leases at 750 and 770 Pasquinelli Drive in Westmont, Illinois.