News from the Chicago Chapter

Cook County’s Complex Property Tax Process Put Into Better Focus at IREM Chicago Real Estate Tax Panel Discussion – Part II

Insight into how vacancies can help reduce property tax rates on commercial buildings in Cook County, the impact organized labor may have on future property tax bills, and perspectives on why property taxes continue to escalate were among the topics addressed by a panel of three experts during &l...

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Educating Members on Ethics: IREM 2018 Global Summit Perspective

By Kimberly Sisney, CPM®Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation2012 President IREM Chicago Ethics are the moral principles that govern a person or group’s behavior. IREM® was founded on the importance of high standards of business ethics in real estate.I had the honor...

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Tax Panel Handouts - October 11, 2018

Download handouts from the October 11th Tax Panel Discussion Don Rubin PP Mike Elliot - PP IL Tax Systems vs Other States Property Tax Appeal Board - 2017 Annual Report Property Tax Appeal Board Letter State Limits on Property Tax - Report

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Lessons Learned from Steve Jobs: IREM 2018 Global Summit Perspective

By Kristine C. Haskins, CPM®Colliers International2018 President-Elect IREM Chicago I was fortunate to be able to attend the IREM 2018 Global Summit meetings this year in Hollywood, Florida with our National and International leaders. This year’s Summit was all about connections, co...

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Keep Illinois Rent Control Preemption Act in Place

By Jim Vocos, CPM® IREM Chicago 2018 President At the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), our goals are to educate property managers and inform the public on relevant issues involving commercial properties. One of the latest political enticements is to repeal the Illinois...

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