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Small but sexy: New Chicago hotel near Millennium Park combines past and present

As the just-concluded design war over Union S.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneOct 11th, 2018

Thompson Chicago names a new general manager

The Thompson Hotel Chicago, a fixture in the city’s affluent Gold Coast neighborhood, has named a new general manager, Onal Kucuk, a veteran of the hotel business in Chicago and several other markets nationwide. Altogether Kucuk brings to his new pos.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2018

Two Chicago-area Sears stores: One shows run-down present, the other debuts scaled-down future

The Sears stores in Niles and Oak Brook ope.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneOct 19th, 2018

TRANSACTIONS; Cronheim arranges $15M in hotel acquisition loans; Emerald Creek bridges in Park Slope

Cronheim Hotel Capital (CHC) announced the following transactions: • Acquisition financing of $9,240,000 for the Holiday Inn Express in downtown Baltimore, MD. The loan was placed with a national lender and offered a 10-year term an.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 18th, 2018

Disney cancels plans to build luxury hotel

The Walt Disney Co. has scrapped plans to build another luxury hotel near Disneyland. The move is the latest development in the theme park giant’s increasingly strained relationship with Anaheim. The Los Angeles Times first reported the news. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2018

The Tannery in Milwaukee sells to Chicago investor R2 Cos.

The Tannery business park in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood sold to Chicago developer R2 Cos., which intends to renovate and rebrand it as a “creative” office campus. The Tannery property includes more than six historic brick buildin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2018

New 138-acre industrial park coming to Aurora

An industrial park with five buildings containing up to 1.9 million square feet is coming to Aurora. Developed by Chicago-based First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FR), the project is called First Aurora Commerce Center. First Industrial acqui.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2018

Top Milwaukee-area attractions draw enthusiastic support: The List slideshow

From catching a Milwaukee Brewers baseball game at Miller Park to playing the slots at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, enthusiastic crowds are coming out in force to enjoy leisure pursuits around the Milwaukee area. The Menomonee River Valley is jumping.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2018

Amazon’s $15 minimum wage doesn’t end debate over whether it’s creating good jobs

Nearly every one of the 18 past and present warehouse workers interviewed say they take Advil after work or soak or rub their feet at night, and many refer to workers who have been there for a few months as “Amazombies.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 6th, 2018

Disney drops more details on its Star Wars land Millennium Falcon ride

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) recently shed more light on its upcoming Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge land now being built in its Hollywood Studios theme park in Orlando with new information on its marquee ride. A special feature, released on the Target .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2018

Georgetown house was built as a wedding present

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The 1939 Federal retains many of its original features, including an ornately carved marble mantel from the Willard Hotel......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 5th, 2018

LaSalle Hotel Properties" Series J Preferred Shares Yield Pushes Past 6.5%

Preferred Stock Channel.....»»

Category: topSource: redinewsOct 3rd, 2018

Hotel strike ends at Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront as workers ratify contract

Workers at the Wyndham Grand Chicago River.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneOct 3rd, 2018

Public transit use down in most cities, but not Minneapolis/St. Paul (slideshow)

Public transit ridership in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area is up 0.7 percent over the past five years. That may be a small increase, but it's notable since 15 of the country's 20 largest metro areas have experienced a decrease over that same time.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2018

Hotel strike ends at five more downtown Chicago hotels as workers at Hilton, Inn of Chicago ratify contracts

Striking employees at four Hilton hotels .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneOct 1st, 2018

The Dow Had a Bad Week, but a Very Good Quarter

Stocks ended the quarter mixed, with a small gain for the Dow on Friday. Yet, the past three months’ 9% jump is nothing to sneeze at, as all three indexes sit within spitting distance of their record highs......»»

Category: topSource: barronsSep 28th, 2018

Sympathy for hotel strikers wearing thin as some neighbors tire of the clanging and yelling

Three weeks into the downtown Chicago hotel strike.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneSep 26th, 2018

Chicago-area hotel maven makes big donation to college hospitality project

Bruce White, a graduate and former trustee of Purdue University, is contributing $30 million to his alma mater. The contribution, made with his wife, Beth, and the Dean and Barbara White Foundation, will allow Purdue to take what the university is .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2018

A new townhome community in a parklike setting

BUYING NEW | Hamilton Park in Waldorf combines 170 townhouses with community outdoor spaces including a multipurpose field, gazebo, picnic area and two tot lots......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 25th, 2018

PHOTOS: New hotel opens on Troy"s waterfront

A new Courtyard by Marriott has opened in Troy, New York. First Columbia LLC, in a joint venture with Hampstead America LLC, built the 132-room hotel at 515 River St. next to its Hedley Park Place office building. The project is part of a $125 milli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2018

Low Unemployment, Slow Wage Growth Bring Renewed Labor Strife

The humming economy is bringing more labor strife. In recent weeks, unionized hotel housekeepers in Chicago, distillery workers in Kentucky and crane operators in Seattle have all walked off the job to pressure employers for better pay and benefits......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 23rd, 2018