Monthly Archives: November 2017

Part 1 | Chicago Product Council Members Talk the Benefit of Participating on a CPC – Learn More and Apply for a Council Today!

Curious about the Chicago Product Council initiative? We sat down with returning Chicago Product Council Members to discuss all things CPC. Check out their insight on the opportunity, and consider applying today! Bill Dvorak Vice President, Development, Pritzker Realty Group, LLC Q: What motivated you to initially get involved in CPC, and how did the program compare to your expectations? A: The Council’s allow the participants to go beyond traditional networking by engaging the group in discussions on relevant topics.  As a member you benefit from hearing different perspectives and … Read More

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Untapped Potential: Strategies for Revitalization and Reuse

The Partnership for Building Reuse has released a new report highlighting strategies for reusing older vacant and underutilized buildings to revitalize neighborhoods. Based on the Partnership’s work in five cities, Baltimore, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles and Philadelphia, the report provides potential solutions to overcome the most common market, financial, technical and regulatory barriers impacting building reuse. The Partnership’s process that included extensive stakeholder engagement and in-depth data analysis in all participating cities, made it clear that older buildings represent tremendous untapped development potential. By easing regulatory burdens such as off-street … Read More

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