Episode 27 - G. Michael Verden - Security, Protection, and Active Shooters

In this day and age of security breaches and active shooters, Phil brings on G. Michael Verden, the CEO of the Lake Forest Group, a private security consulting firm, to discuss crafting a security plan for your company.

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Episode 23 - David Moore and The Willis Tower Redevelopment

David Moore, as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Director of Equity Office’s Chicago portfolio, comes on the podcast to discuss the company’s $500 million investment/redevelopment of famed The Willis Tower. 

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Follow-Up Call with Colin Laitner

Phil’s friend Colin Laitner (Deeter Investments / Metis Capital) comes back on the podcast as a follow up to Episode 4 to let us all know the resolution of his company’s real estate lawsuit between the Nook and the Westin regarding the Westin’s claim that the Nook’s awesome sound was infringing on its use and enjoyment of its property.

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Episode 14 - Jon Winick

Distressed Debt.  Debt buying is a multi-billion dollar industry that operates largely under the radar.  Phil has Jon Winick of Clark Street Capital come on to discuss the business side of debt purchases and sales, the industry, and how it all works.

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Episode 9 - Craig Nadborne - Q1 2017 Chicago Downtown Office Market Report

In this episode, Phil has Craig Nadborne, an office tenant rep broker and senior managing director at Bradford Allen, come on the podcast to explain the Bradford Allen quarterly report and describe the state of the office market in downtown Chicago.

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Episode 7 - David Haigh

In episode 7, Phil has industrial real estate broker, David Haigh, of NAI Hiffman, come on to discuss the different approach needed for massive square footage transactions in industrial real estate.

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Episode 5 - David Stone

The State of the Chicago Retail Market!  In episode 5, Phil gets the state of the Chicago Retail market from one of Chicago’s premiere retail brokers, David Stone of Stone Real Estate Corporation.

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Episode 4 - Colin C. Laitner

Phil grabs a cup of coffee with his good friend, Colin C. Laitner, the general counsel of Deeter Investments, LLP, a private investment firm, and a principal of Metis Capital, LLC, a commercial real estate development company based out of Austin, Texas.

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Episode 2 - Robert Walters - Part 1 of 2

In part 1 of a 2 part episode, host Phil Coover sits down with Rob Walters of Quattro Development, Inc. to discuss how a kid from DeKalb founded a national real estate development company with his partner Mike Liyeos in 2008.

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Episode 1 - C. Michelle Panovich

In the first episode, Phil sits down with C. Michelle Panovich of Mid-America Asset Management, Inc., and Andy Annes of Schenk Annes Tepper Campbell Ltd., to discuss Michelle and Mid-America’s redevelopment efforts in connection with the Ford City Mall, the Deerbrook Mall, and downtown LaGrange, IL.

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