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Samuel Zell

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  • Hands off the Hancock Center? Not so fast

    Hands off the Hancock Center? Not so fast
    Back in 2008, when then-Tribune Co. owner Sam Zell was pondering a plan to sell the naming rights to venerable Wrigley Field, our frenemies at the Sun-Times sponsored a contest called Zell No! Remember that?
  • Office Depot-Staples merger could affect real estate market

    Office Depot-Staples merger could affect real estate market
    Former Office Depot CEO Steve Odland had a grand plan for a global headquarters in 2006. Two years later, employees moved into a majestic building rising above Military Trail at Clint Moore Road in Boca Raton that overlooks a golf course. Seven years...

    Willis Tower to be sold for $1.3 billion to Blackstone Group

    Willis Tower to be sold for $1.3 billion to Blackstone Group
    Blackstone Group, a private equity real estate investor with about $81 billion under management, has reached an agreement to buy Chicago's iconic Willis Tower, the company announced Monday. The purchase price is $1.3 billion, according to a source....

    Willis Tower owners in talks with Blackstone Group, source says

     Willis Tower owners in talks with Blackstone Group, source says
    Blackstone Group, the giant private equity real estate investor, is in talks to buy Chicago's iconic Willis Tower for more than $1.4 billion, a source confirmed Friday. Any sales price of more than $850 million would set a Chicago record. The firm...

    Jerry Reinsdorf, 17 other Illinoisans — and a guy named Jordan — on Forbes list

    Jerry Reinsdorf, 17 other Illinoisans — and a guy named Jordan — on Forbes list
    Forbes' 2015 list of the world's richest people contains two new names linked to the Chicago Bulls: NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan and Jerry Reinsdorf, team chairman. Reinsdorf, also chairman of the White Sox, has a net worth estimated at $1.3...