Building owners to speak out at BUILDINGChicago conference and expo

Real estate professionals from Crate and Barrel, Jones Lang LaSalle, and Baxter are among the building owner representatives that will be attending and speaking at the show.

August 28, 2013 |
Chicago-based McCaffery Interests is among nearly three dozen owner/developer fi

Real estate professionals from Crate and Barrel, Jones Lang LaSalle, Baxter, and Advocate Healthcare are among the building owner representatives attending and speaking at Building Design+Construction's new conference and expo, BUILDINGChicago, September 9-11. 

More than half of the 65+ continuing education sessions offered at the show will include a building owner representative, who will offer their unique perspective on current trends and projects. 

Some of the owner-driven sessions include:

From Energy Hog to Energy Miser: Transforming the U.S. Bank Building, Madison, Wis.

Owner: Urban Land Interests

Informing the Design + Construction of Healthcare Facilities through Simulation: BIM + VDC at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Owner: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago 

Chicago Lakeside Development: Bringing LEED for Neighborhood Development to the U.S. Steel Works Site

Owner: McCaffery Interests 

Sustainable Campus Master Planning at a Community College: Harnessing the Opportunities

Owner: College of Lake County, Ill. 

Transforming Medicine at the Community Level: Creating a Healthcare based Mixed-Use Development in Southwest Chicago

Owner: St. Anthony Hospital and Greater Southwest Development Corporation 

Sustainable Senior Housing in South Chicago: Combining LEED with Active Green Environments at Victory Centre

Owner: Pathway Senior Living

Two Net Zero Projects, One Conclusion: From the Yannell Residence to Harmony House Animal Shelter

Owner: Harmony House

An Owners Experience with BIM: The Crate and Barrel Story

Owner: Crate and Barrel

A New Post-occupancy Evaluation Process at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal, Ill.

Owner: Advocate Healthcare

Guiding Principles of Highly Effective K-8 Design: A Case Study at the University of Chicago Lab Schools

Owner: University of Chicago


As of August 27, here are the building owner organizations attending or speaking at the show:

  • Advocate Healthcare
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago 
  • Baxter
  • Chicago Park District
  • Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters
  • City of Blue Island, Ill.
  • City of Brookfield, Wis.
  • City of Chicago 
  • City of Cincinnati
  • City of Indianapolis 
  • City of Lafayette, Ind.
  • City of Richfield, Minn.
  • City of Southfield, Mich.
  • City of Urbana
  • College of Lake County
  • ComEd
  • ComEd
  • Consulate General of Canada
  • Crate and Barrel
  • General Growth Properties
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Greater Southwest Development Corporation
  • GSA
  • Harmony House
  • Illinois Capital Development Board
  • Iowa State University
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Lake County - Facilities Operations
  • Lake County - FAS
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • McCaffery Interests
  • Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
  • Ministry Health Care
  • Moraine Valley Community College
  • Nicor
  • Nicor Gas
  • Pathway Senior Living
  • Siemens
  • St. Anthony Hospital
  • State of Illinois Capital Development Board
  • State of Iowa, Department of Corrections
  • Transwestern
  • Tribune Co.
  • University of Chicago Medicine
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Univiversity of Newcastle, England
  • Urban Land Interests


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