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Chicago Cubs airplane diverted to Albuquerque for medical problem

Friday, Oct. 13, 2017|10:13 a.m.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.– A flight carrying the Chicago Cubs to Los Angeles was diverted to New Mexico early Friday due to a medical issue on board.

The plane was on its method to California once again within a few hours.

Albuquerque International Sunport representative Daniel Jiron stated the plane landed in Albuquerque around 5:30 a.m. Friday. Jiron says the individual with the medical concern was transferred to a health center, but he did unknown if it was a player.

Jiron states the crew flying the aircraft “timed out” and didn’t have anymore flying time left, so a second crew had to be brought in to take the flight to Los Angeles. He states the aircraft left Albuquerque around 10:30 a.m.

. The Cubs are set to play the Dodgers on Saturday in Video game 1 of the NL Champion Series.

Rupp 1st American to win Chicago Marathon because 2002


AP Photo/ Paul Beaty Galen Rupp of the United States wins the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Chicago. It is the very first time since 2002 an American has actually won the males’s Chicago Marathon.

Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017|4 p.m.

CHICAGO– Galen Rupp won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday to end up being the first American winner in 15 years.

Rupp finished in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 20 seconds. Khalid Khannouchi was the last U.S. winner in 2002.

Kenya’s Abel Kirui was second, 28 seconds behind Rupp. Kenya’s Bernard Kipyego was third.

Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba won the women’s race in 2:18:31. Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei was 2nd, and American Jordan Hasay 3rd.

More than 40,000 runners began the 40th yearly race more than a million spectators lined the route.

Tribune Media Reveals Prepare for Enormous Chicago Riverfront Redevelopment

Media Business Intends to Tempt Amazon with 9-Million-SF Mixed-Use Project On 37 Acres Along Chicago River’s North Branch

Street-level view rendering from Grand Avenue of the River District project proposed by Tribune Media.
Street-level view rendering from Grand Opportunity of the River District project proposed by Tribune Media. Tribune Media Co. today submitted planned advancement and rezoning files focused on transforming its 37-acre printing plant industrial website along the North Branch of the Chicago River into an 18-building community and mall totaling 9 million square feet of workplace, hotel and shopping, along with 5,900 real estate units.

The master planned job is the next phase of Tribune Media’s effort to monetize its property portfolio. Last year, the media business offered its signature neo-Gothic Tribune Tower, home of the Chicago Tribune, in addition to Los Angeles Times Square and the Olympic Printing Plant in Los Angeles, for a combined overall of almost $700 million.

Tribune Media officials, in a presentation today to the Chicago Tribune and Crain’s, stated the project dubbed the River District at 777 W. Chicago Ave. could produce 19,000 jobs in a new neighborhood which the company specifies as “a landmark urban tech-centric area that will reflect how people wish to live and work.”

The project, bounded by Grand Opportunity, Chicago Opportunity, Halsted and the Chicago River, would extend Chicago’s downtown district and develop a natural connection in between The Loop, River North, Fulton Market and River West.

Tribune Media has actually currently sent the site to the city as a potential house for Amazon’s highly desired 2nd head office. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has moved aggressively and with particular confidence to tempt Amazon and its headquarters, which is being pursued by practically every large U.S. city.

“The River District plan leverages finest practices from Chicago and other significant cities and reflects how people wish to live and work today,” stated Murray McQueen, president of Tribune Real Estate Holdings. “Our objective is to create the same in-demand dynamic community seen in tech centers such as San Francisco and Seattle.”

The project could create about $1.1 billion in local tax advantage to the city over the next 20 years. The first stage of the redevelopment will happen on the southern end of the 777 W. Chicago website on 18 “shovel prepared” acres that might support 5.5 million square feet of business home start in 2020.

The 2nd stage redeveloping the staying 12 acres might be built out later on based upon market demand and support an additional 3.7 million square feet.

Chicago female discovered dead in fitness center bathroom 2 days after getting in

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two days after she got in the facility desires more details about her death. Burr Ridge cops say 78-year-old Patricia Austin of Chicago was noticable dead after being discovered in a restroom stall at Life Time Physical fitness. Another lady working out at the health club saw somebody’s feet under the stall on July 14, the Chicago Tribune reports. When she returned from her exercise she saw the very same feet and notified a worker. Cops say Austin’s subscription card info shows she entered the club

July 12. The Cook County medical examiner ruled that she passed away of natural causes. Austin’s kid, Terrance Austin, filed a court petition on Wednesday requesting for

video, upkeep records and other details from Life Time Physical fitness.” We have no idea how something like this can take place,” Terrance Austin informed WLS-TV in an interview. Minnesota-based Life Time Physical fitness spokesperson Jason Thunstrom stated the club has a number of thousand members and cleaning up personnel do not interrupt occupied restroom stalls. He said the business is “extremely saddened “by Austin’s death. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights scheduled. This material might not be released, broadcast, reworded or redistributed.

Chicago lady found dead inside hotel'' s walk-in freezer

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Rosemont. (Google Earth). ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP)– Hotel employees discovered the body of a missing out on 19-year-old Chicago woman Sunday inside a suburban hotel’s freezer. The Cook County Medical Inspector’s Office states Kenneka Jenkins was pronounced dead at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in the Chicago suburban area of Rosemont. It states her cause of death is not yet verified although an autopsy has actually been finished.

Rosemont police state hotel personnel found Jenkins inside the walk-in freezer. They state she was last seen at a celebration at the hotel early Saturday early morning. She was reported missing out on Saturday afternoon.

The lady’s mother, Tereasa Martin, told the Chicago Tribune that authorities told her Jenkins obviously let herself into the freezer while drunk.

Martin stated that if her daughter was intoxicated, she would have had difficulty opening the heavy freezer doors and would’ve realized she wasn’t getting in an elevator or the hotel entryway.

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Magellan Unveils Plans for 4 New High-Rises in Chicago'' s Lakeshore East

Chicago-Based Designer, Teaming with Lendlease, Hanwha, Plans to Build Skyscrapers Ranging from 40 to 80 Stories Near Chicago River and Lake Michigan Waterfront

Parcel O will include more than 1,200 residential units and hotel rooms at 195 N. Columbus Drive.
Parcel O will include more than 1,200 residential units and hotel rooms at 195 N. Columbus Drive. Chicago-based Magellan Development Group, home builder of Vista Tower, anticipated to be Chicago’s third-tallest high-rise building when it opens in 2020, has revealed prepare for 4 brand-new high-rises anchored by an 80-story hotel and condominium building rising over the downtown waterfront in Magellan’s Lakeshore East advancement.

Magellan, working with development partners Lendlease and Hanwha Engineering & & Building and construction of South Korea, revealed plans and renderings for the job at a public meeting hosted by 42nd Ward Chicago Alderman Brendan Reilly and the New Eastside Association of Local community group at the Hyatt Regency on Monday.

The 4 buildings developed by bKL Architecture will largely fill the last remaining parcels in Lakeshore East, a 28-acre district zoned for nearly 5,000 housing systems, 1,500 hotel rooms and up to 700,000 square feet of retail.

Rendering by bKl Architecture of towers J and I.

Three towers, of 80, 50 and 40 stories would be built by Magellan and Lendlease on land in between Harbor and Lake Shore drives. Magellan and Hanwha are also proposing Building O, a 60-story tower at Columbia Drive near Aqua Tower with 640 houses and 569 hotel spaces.

Downtown Chicago is experiencing it most noticable structure boom because the 1980s. Of the 43 high-rise tasks under advancement in Chicago, 10 are valued at $1 billion or more.

Magellan, which has actually completed eight skyscrapers in the $4 billion Lakeshore East over the last years, began with Chinese partner Wanda Group in 2015 on the 94-story Vista Tower condominium and hotel task slated for conclusion in 2020.

Magellan prepares to submit a lakefront development application to the Chicago Preparation Commission for the 4 more current planned buildings. If authorized by the commission and the Chicago City board, the brand-new phase of work in Lakeshore East could start operate in 2018.

3 Chicago police officers arraigned in Laquan McDonald case

Tuesday, June 27, 2017|12:34 p.m.

CHICAGO– 3 Chicago law enforcement officer have been indicted on felony charges declaring they conspired to cover up the deadly shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer.

A Cook County special grand jury approved the three-count indictment Monday and the charges were filed Tuesday. Special district attorney Patricia Brown-Holmes announced the indictments Tuesday, stating the three officers “did more than simply comply with an unofficial code of silence.” She states “they lied” to prevent private investigators “from learning the fact.”

The three officers, Thomas Gaffney, David March and Joseph Walsh, were each accuseded of conspiracy, official misbehavior and obstruction of justice.

Video released in 2015 showed white officer Jason Van Dyke shooting McDonald 16 times. Van Dyke has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Chicago authorities didn’t instantly respond to the charges.

Amtrak, Chicago Leaders Pick Developer for $1 Billion Union Station Redevelopment

Chicago and Amtrak officials have actually tapped Riverside Investment & & Advancement Co. to serve as master developer for a massive restoration and growth of Chicago Union Station in addition to properties owned by the passenger railway service surrounding the mostly underground center.

The $1 billion+ project to remake the nation’s third-busiest rail terminal will total out at about 3.1 million square feet at complete build-out. Building and construction, which is expected to start in mid-2018, is expected to produce 7,500 jobs and extra 7,000-8,000 long-term tasks.

The very first phase will include 110,000 square feet of retail with a brand-new food hall, 100,000 square feet of workplace, a proposed hotel above the terminal’s iconic 110-foot-high “Great Hall” and 2 12-story property towers.

“The comprehensive preparation procedure with Amtrak and the many partners associated with this historical venture will guarantee this plan produces the greatest economic effect and advantages the entire region and country,” said Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, in a joint statement with Amtrak Chief Executive Wick Moorman.

Moorman kept in mind that the National Railroad Passenger Corp., much better known as Amtrak, has a history of initiating realty advancements around the nation to create profits streams for improving facilities and investing in its core transit company. The master development becomes part of a bigger business program to take advantage of the considerable Amtrak property portfolio, which likewise includes stations in New york city City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

. The principle proposed by Riverside Investment, in addition to co-developer and venture partner Convexity Properties/DRW Cos., includes three stages to be completed in about six years, consisting of improved street entrances and pedestrian areas getting in and leaving the station simply outside Chicago Loop.

The second stage will consist of two 750,000-square-foot workplace towers with ground floor retail and approximately 800 parking areas, with a third phase consisting of a plaza and tower at the southeast corner of Jackson and Canal streets, amounting to 500,000 square feet of retail and residential area.

The Amtrak Board of Directors today authorized the classification of the master development group led by Riverside, helped by KPMG, AECOM and Savills Studley. The board also authorized completing financial settlements with Riverside by the end of the year.

“Adapting such an iconic structure and transportation hub that serves many is an obligation we take really seriously,” stated John O’Donnell, CEO of Riverside Financial investment. “This will be a transformative job for the West Loop and the city.”

Chicago Structure Boom Reshaping the Windy City

Rezoning Big Swath of Industrial Land Might Bring Countless Square Feet of Additional Advancement Along Chicago River

Sterling Bay Development Services is building the new global headquarters for McDonald's at 110 North Carpenter in the Fulton Market District.
Sterling Bay Advancement Providers is constructing the new international headquarters for McDonald’s at 110 North Carpenter in the Fulton Market District. With more cranes quickly to sign up with the lots already dotting the downtown Chicago horizon, designers have more than 6 million square feet of workplace

and countless apartment or condo and condo units in different phases of conclusion. After years of very little building activity, downtown Chicago, house of the very first skyscraper, the 10-story House Insurance Building opened in 1884, is once again among the most active office building and construction markets in the U.S. Recently, Bank of America committed to a 500,000-square-foot lease to anchor a new 51-story tower planned for 110 N. Wacker Drive. A joint endeavor of regional designer Riverside Financial investment & & Development and Dallas-based Howard Hughes Corp. are establishing the job, which will be the tallest workplace tower built in the city because 1990.

Even with levels of office building and construction pushing above both the nationwide and market historical averages, the city and designers are ramping up to include billions of dollars more into the city’s development pipeline. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city Department of Preparation and Advancement today released proposed zoning and land-use modifications for a 760-acre swath of industrial land along 3.7 miles of the Chicago River. The largescale rezoning is anticipated to be authorized by the Chicago Strategy Commission on Might 18 conference.

Major office, multifamily, hotel and mixed-use jobs are rising or in different preparing phases in other parts of the city besides the West Loop, including Wicker Park, Logan Square and Lincoln Park, where Hines Interests and McCaffrey Interests recently broke ground on a pair of 19-story apartment totaling 538 units on land previously occupied by the Kid’s Memorial Hospital.

Drew Nieman, executive vice president of CBRE Group, Inc. stated the Chicago CBD is hovering at about 3.5% vacancy, regardless of millions of square feet under development.

“New structures have actually been delivered very well-leased,” Nieman said. “A great deal of individuals think in Chicago, its durability and its health.”

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The downtown office pipeline has actually reached a high for the existing cycle, with many new building and construction focused in the West Loop, where leas and fundamentals have recuperated far more quickly than in rural markets.

The 1.1 million-square-foot River Point project is now total, with law office McDermott, Will & & Emery and DLA Piper taking big blocks of space as anchor renters. Close by, the 1.3 million-square-foot 150 N. Riverside task is under way, with financial investment firm William Blair & & Co. slated to fill almost 350,000 square feet in the brand-new structure.

Insurance company CAN prepares to bring 1,850 staff members to its brand-new headquarters at 151 N. Franklin, an 807,000-square-foot task slated for shipment in summertime 2018. Combined, the towers will increase the West Loop’s inventory by nearly 6%.

Associated News Building and construction Plans Advance for 2 Enormous Projects At Reverse Ends of Chicago Metro

Likewise in the West Loop, the new global head office for hamburger chain McDonald’s is also under building by Sterling Bay Development Provider at 110 North Carpenter in Chicago’s Fulton Market neighborhood.

Non-tech companies are following suit in the Fulton Market District, looking for a campus-type environment rather than a conventional glass-and-steel workplace tower, according to CBRE Vice President Mark Cassata.

On the South Side, the Obama Structure released information on plans for the Obama Presidential Center, a $500 million job of as much as 225,000 square feet on 21 acres near Jackson Park.

Multifamily building and construction is also booming throughout the metro. In the South Loop, Murphy Advancement Group and CIM Group tapped $92 million in building and construction funding to begin on 1326 South Michigan Ave., a 47-story tower slated for shipment in early 2019.

A joint venture of Fifield Real estate Corp. and F&F Realty Ltd. began late last month on 727 West Madison, a 44-story, 492-unit luxury rental tower created by FitzGerald Associates Architects with more than 10,000 square feet of retail space.

“Google is here and McDonald’s is coming, Sterling Bay has a huge existence and every day you find out about more tech companies concerning the West Loop,” stated Randy Fifield. chairwoman of Fifield Realty Corp.


Building Strategies Advance for 2 Huge Projects At Opposite Ends of Chicago City

Bank of America Indications Its Third Lease in Less Than a Month Anchoring a Major US High-Rise Workplace Job

Advancement prepares reached crucial turning points Thursday for 110 N. Wacker Drive, the latest high-rise office tower reshaping the downtown Chicago skyline; and Lincoln Common, a massive mixed-use residential task a few miles far from North Wacker in Lincoln Park on the Windy City’s North Side.

Simply 6 weeks after protecting approval from city officials, a joint venture of local developer Riverside Financial investment & & Development and Dallas-based Howard Hughes Corp. revealed the signing of a 500,000-square-foot pre-lease with Bank of America which will enable the 51-story 110 N. Wacker Drive office tower to break ground. The glossy glass-and-aluminum-covered tower on the Chicago River is just the most recent addition to downtown Chicago, one of the most active markets in the U.S. for office building and construction after years of very little activity.

Developed by Goettsch Partners, the 1.35 million-square-foot tower will increase on one of the last uninhabited riverfront development sites in Chicago. Building and construction is expected to start in 2018 and will be total in 2020.

CBRE represented the property manager while JLL represented Charlotte-based Bank of America, which has now played a crucial role in numerous recent workplace advancement projects across the country. Last month, New york city City-based Skanska USA Commercial Advancement announced the start of building and construction on Capitol Tower, a 35-story office complex in downtown Houston, now slated for 2019 delivery following BofA’s lease of 210,000 square feet in the 755,000-square-foot high-rise.

Just recently, Bank of America paid $35 million to purchase the five-story Sherrill Structure at Ballantyne Corporate Location and Johnston Roadway in Charlotte. Also in its head office city, BofA last month confirmed it will lease more than half of the 33-story Lincoln Harris workplace tower under building and construction at Church and Hill streets on a part of the former Charlotte Observer website.

In Lincoln Park, designers Hines Interests and McCaffrey Interests held a ceremonial groundbreaking for Lincoln Common, a mixed-use project on 6 acres previously occupied by the Kid’s Memorial Medical facility consisted of 2 19-story apartment buildings amounting to 538 systems. The project at Lincoln and Fullerton Opportunity will consist of 60 condos, 160,000 square feet of retail (consisting of 94,000 square feet of restaurants) and more than 67,000 square feet of open area.

The huge task at the website of the now-demolished healthcare facility property, developed by Antunovich Associates and Skidmore, Owings & & Merrill, will likewise include the seven-story Belmont Village, 120,000-square-foot elders living house at 700-710 W. Fullerton Ave., formerly called the Nellie Black Building.

Two brand-new glass residential structures will be the centerpieces of the development, including 538 contemporary home houses. The Lincoln Common will likewise bring 94,000 square feet of amazing dining and retail space to the community, 47,000 square feet of shop loft workplace, and 40 for-sale condominiums. The development will provide the Lincoln Park neighborhood with 67,000 square feet of open public and park area in total – over 10,000 square feet more than in the originally approved plan.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel participated in ceremonies and press rundowns for both projects on Thursday. Emanuel praised Lincoln Commons as “a new chapter in the history of Lincoln Park” which will create much-needed affordable real estate stock in the area in addition to open area in Lincoln Park, located about 4.5 miles north of the North Wacker Drive task.