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October 29, 2019

This Week's Chicago Deal Sheet

Don't miss Waterton CIO Rick Hurd, Oxford Capital CEO John Rutledge and Bond Cos. President Robert Bond at Bisnow Multifamily Annual Conference Midwest Nov. 14

The plans for the Obama Presidential Center recently survived a challenge in federal court, and even though further obstacles remain before construction can start, the Obama Foundation just released more details of its controversial plan for the 19-acre site within the South Side’s Jackson Park.

This Week's Chicago Deal Sheet

In anticipation of the group’s third annual summit Tuesday, it released new renderings that foundation leaders said incorporate many of the suggestions made by neighborhood stakeholders.  “We’ve spent the past few years talking with the community and meeting with neighbors and stakeholders to incorporate their input on how the residents of…

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Chicago Power Women: 5 Questions With Avison Young's Nicole White

This limited series profiles Power Women who have helped shape cities, neighborhoods, businesses and lifestyles in the cities where they work. These women will be honored at Bisnow's Chicago Power Women event Dec. 4.

Nicole White did not plan on a real estate career when she graduated from law school, but joining Avison Young's legal department put her at the center of the firm's transformation from a small Canadian company into a global powerhouse with offices across the U.S., Mexico, the U.K. and many other European countries.

Chicago Power Women: 5 Questions With Avison Young's Nicole White

She started out as an employment lawyer in 2007 with Allstate Corp., but her work there never involved giving strategic advice."Given the size of that company, it is something I would have never touched," White said.All that changed when White jumped aboard Avison Young in 2015. As the company continued buying…

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Coworking For America: Presidential Campaigns Have Spent Over $500K On Flexible Offices This Year Alone

The Democratic presidential candidates have rapidly built up their campaign infrastructure this year as they compete to take on Donald Trump, and many of them have turned to flexible workspace providers like WeWork, Regus and Knotel to scale quickly.

Eleven presidential campaigns have spent over $550K combined to lease space with at least eight separate coworking providers this year, a Bisnow analysis of campaign spending data shows. 

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Beyond The Bio: 16 Questions With Jefferson Apartment Group CEO Jim Butz

 

This series profiles men and women in commercial real estate who have profoundly transformed our neighborhoods and reshaped our cities, businesses and lifestyles. 

The multifamily real estate company Jim Butz founded turned 10 years old this summer. 

Butz co-founded Jefferson Apartment Group along with Greg Lamb in June 2009. The company has spent the last decade growing its portfolio along the East Coast. The Northern Virginia-based firm now owns over 30 apartment communities in the Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, D.C., Orlando, Tampa and South Florida markets. 

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Reaching The Peak At Ascent — How A Miami Retreat Forged A Deal In Boston

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Reaching The Peak At Ascent — How A Miami Retreat Forged A Deal In Boston  

Earlier this fall, a project came across Scott Goldman’s desk that reminded him of someone he met months earlier.

The deal was to develop a life sciences property just outside of Boston, and the acquisition loan, which had been coordinated in expedited circumstances, needed to be taken out by a new lender. That’s when he remembered meeting Allison Pistone, a senior originator within AllianceBernstein’s debt fund. She had been…

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Welcome To Europe's Economic Boomtown

MANCHESTER, UK — Manchester, the English city that gave the world Manchester United Football Club, split the atom and invented the screw thread, is a boomtown. Its phenomenal economic growth rate puts most of Europe to shame.

Yet real estate investors love it because it feels safe. Whilst the European Union grows at 1.2% to 1.4% a year, and the UK by 1.7%, Manchester grows by that much each quarter (and some parts of the city appreciably faster). Official data lags behind economic reality, which is assumed to be a fairly steady 5% to 7% GVA growth annually, according to the Centre for Economics and Business Research.

The rate of business formation, and rate of growth of existing businesses are way above the national trend, largely thanks to the tech sector. It is no surprise that the property business has been moving in fast.

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