MidwestRetail Chicagoland Retail panelists give the scoop on latest trends, opportunities driving today’s market Stephanie Aguilar March 26, 2017 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via email More than 150 attendees gathered at the Montgomery Club Sept. 8 to hear about the latest trends and strategies in Chicago retail at the Chicagoland Retail: State of the Market conference. Just as experts predicted, retail continues to boom across the area, showing no signs of slowing down. Attendees got an inside peek at opportunities and trends in the retail market, how to structure the deal, and strategies in today’s building and leasing. The Market Updates panel was led by moderator Ruth Schoenmeyer, Pircher, Nichols, & Meeks; and included panelists John McLinden, Centrum Partners; Mike Demetriou, Baum Realty Group; Liz Holland, Abell Associates; Gregory Kirsch, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank; and Peter Borzak, Pine Tree. Andrew Hochberg of Next Realty led the Retail Strategies panel that included Daniel Rosenberg, Cohen Financial; Chris Ressa, DLC Management Corp.; Mark Yanik, Leopardo Companies, Inc.; Larry Kilduff, JLL; and Amy Hall, LM Commercial Real Estate. Chicagoland Retail: State of the Market conference sponsors included: JLL; Pircher, Nichols & Meeks; Premier Design + Build Group; Cohen Financial; DLC Management Corp.; Pine Tree; Lake County Economic Alliance; Newmark Grubb Knight Frank; Abbell Associates; Finishing Solutions Network, Integrity Expertise Innovation; FinishingChicago.com; DSI; Quantum Real Estate Advisors, Inc.; The Broker List; Leopardo Construction; Everest Snow Management; Arco Murray Design Build; Meridian Design Build.