Rob Bond bets on recovery in the South Loop, where he's building a 230,000-square-foot shopping center.
Herb Emmerman, left, and Garry Benson have merged their two residential marketing and development firms into one, EMS / Garrison LLC. With condo sales rising again, they see opportunity in condo…
Gina Berndt, the former head of Perkins & Will's interiors practice, took over as the architecture firm's Chicago leader in March. "I see myself as a business leader that can lead a creative and…
Paul Zeller, who brought Marilyn Monroe to Michigan Avenue, talks about the Wrigley Building's $70 million renovation and what might follow the giant statue of the late starlet.
Richard Zisook is pushing ahead with his Webster Square development after a battle with Lincoln Park residents and the loss of a major tenant. He calls the project the 'most challenging' of his…
Antony Wood, executive director of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, will soon have a say in whether One World Trade Center in New York will usurp Willis Tower as the tallest building…
CEO Milton Pinsky is spearheading the firm's push to raise a $50 million second fund.
Howard Wedren is pushing a stealth system designed to make foreclosed homes look lived-in.
Mark Hunter, whose resume includes jobs at Homart, RREEF and General Growth, aims to double the size of the firm's Midwest portfolio.
The tourist attraction's new owner has hired former hotel manager Nichole Williamson to spearhead a revamp.
Ed Fay embraces an old-school approach working with delinquent borrowers, and plans to double his workforce this year suggest that he's on to something.
With CBRE Inc. already holding a leading share of the local market for industrial brokerage, Chris Zubel says he won't have to spend any time on a turnaround: “It's not like you're fixing…
Bob O'Brien, who recently was named head of the accounting and consulting firm's global real estate practice, likes the investment outlook for Class A malls. He spoke with Crain's Alby Gallun.
Mary Kenney, executive director of the Illinois Housing Development Authority, has seen firsthand how the housing crisis has hurt homeowners and communities in the state. She spoke with Crain's.
Bruce McConnell plans to build a team of about six people to serve new and existing clients in Chicago and other Midwestern markets for the firm, which hasn’t had an industrial group here in…
The chairman of Loews Hotels & Resorts is in town for the groundbreaking of a 400-room hotel in Streeterville. He spoke with Crain's about its prospects.
His firm, Related Midwest, is marketing about 500 South Loop condos and building two downtown apartment towers totaling about 1,000 units. He spoke with Crain's Alby Gallun.
Paul McDermott wants to build the Chicago Sports Village, a $530 million athletic complex in Washington Park. But he's a ways off from seeing people strap on their snowboards.
Chris Hunt, who opened a regional office in 2011 for El Paso, Texas-based Hunt Cos., notes there's a lot in the local pipeline but that he 'wouldn't rule out' multifamily development here.
After three years and $168 million, Patrick Donelly will soon be able to stop telling his hotel guests to “pardon our dust.”