University of Chicago Unveils Plans for Obama Presidential Library

The University of Chicago has finally revealed plans for the Barack Obama Presidential Library.

Chicago Apartment Market Podcast

Pierce Eislen’s Ron Brock Sr. and Jack Kern discuss Chicago apartment market fundamentals in this edition of our market research podcast hosted by Mike Ratliff.

Inland American Real Estate Trust Inc. Acquires Hotel Monaco Chicago;

Inland American Lodging Group Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Inland American Real Estate Trust Inc., recently announced the acquisition of three luxury boutique hotels from Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco collection. The three hotels, acquired for a purchase price of $189 million include the Hotel Monaco Chicago, Hotel Monaco Denver and the Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City.

Chicago Becomes First Top Tier City to Earn Certification as Sustainable Destination for Meetings and Events

The City of Chicago has become one of the first cities in the world and the only top-tier convention destination to-date to achieve certification as a sustainable destination for meetings and events. The announcement was made by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Choose Chicago.