notch lounge open air

Bringing the Outside In 

By: Roger Heerema, a principal with Wright Heerema Architects, NAIOP Chicago’s 2016 Design Firm of the Year Fall 2017 Issue

A fresh-air, 28th-floor amenity lounge has transformed a Chicago office tower.

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Exclusivity Provisions in Commercial Leases 

By: Steven D. Weber, founding shareholder, Weber Law Fall 2017 Issue

Exclusivity provisions can give tenants the right to operate a particular type of business as well as prevent other tenants from using their space in certain ways, with lasting implications for both landlords and tenants.

businessman on a cell phone

Tenant Communications: Connecting With People Who Are Always Connected 

By: Michael Broder, CEO, Brightline Strategies, and principal, Rockerbox, a joint venture with McWilliams|Ballard Fall 2017 Issue

How you say things says a lot, and can have a big impact on tenant retention and rent premiums.

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Trends in Square Feet per Office Employee: An Update 

By: Adrian Ponsen, senior real estate economist, CoStar Portfolio Strategy Fall 2017 Issue

Is the push for office space efficiency a silent killer for the U.S. office market?

NAIOP guide midwest

NAIOP 2017 Guide to the Midwest 

Fall 2017 Issue

Looking for an investment partner, an interior designer, a contractor or a great location for your next development project? The NAIOP guide in this issue lists dozens of firms throughout the Midwest.