6 Member Benefits to Keep Your Business Sizzling

Summer may be winding down, but there are some great events and perks on tap to help your business keep the momentum going!

August 11: CommercialForum Networking Breakfast

Get an edge in the commercial marketplace! Hear from leading Chambers and NBDCs on important topics like local development, commercial leasing, retail trends, and also hear a legislative update on policy impacting commercial real estate.

August 26: YPN August Monthly Breakfast

Green is the new black! Enjoy a complimentary full breakfast and catch up with YPN friends, while learning about how going green can reduce market time.

August 27: Member Outreach & Annual Business Meeting

Let your voice be heard! Learn about the issues surrounding the RESP-TILA Integrated Disclosure Enforcement regulation that goes into effect October 3, vote on the proposed 2015-2016 Board of Directors slate and amendments to the 2015 C.A.R. Proposed Bylaws, and welcome MRED CEO Rebecca Jensen for a short presentation on what’s new and upcoming at MRED.

September 11: Joint Government Affairs/Property Management Forum

Over the last 15 years, the number of states allowing use of marijuana has been increasing. The implications for real estate are numerous. The conflict between state and federal laws create extra considerations. Owners/managers should take care to be up-to-date on the laws in jurisdictions where they operate, and ensure their lease provisions specifically address their policies related to these laws along with any other special considerations.

New Member Perks – Steppenwolf Theatre & TenantReports.com

Treat yourself and your clients to a night on the town! Our newest member perk gets you a FREE $25 gift certificate to a local restaurant with a purchase of $50 or more at Steppenwolf Theatre. And, TenantReports.com provides C.A.R. members access to the National Tenant Screening Package, including a credit report, criminal search, social security number verification and validation, and more for just $20.

June 2015 Market Snapshot [Infographic]

We’ve officially hit the halfway point of 2015, and the market remains strong for the summer buying season. Check out our infographic for a recap of Chicago’s residential real estate activity and share with your clients for a quick market overview!