Cawley Insights

Celebrating International Women's Day

Posted by Jessica Polito on Mar 8, 2019 2:30:00 PM

Celebrated since the early 1900's, International Women's Day became a United Nations-sanctioned, global holiday in1975. For 2019, the UN decided on the theme "Think equal, build smart, innovate for change." This is a time where we can reflect and appreciate the contributions made by women in society. Not all great stories make it to the books, movies, or social media, but know that your voice and actions matter. 

There are countless accomplishments taking place every day, but we've gathered a few we wanted to share with you on International Women's Day. 

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Topics: chicago, chicagoland, CawleyChicago, IWD, BalanceForBetter, InternationalWomensDay, IWD2019

Love is in The Air

Posted by Jessica Polito on Feb 14, 2019 2:34:07 PM

Today's the day; Valentine's Day! Don't forget to get something for that special someone to show them how much you love and care about them!

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Topics: chicago, chicagoland, CawleyChicago, FunFacts, Valentines Day, Valentine

'Tis The Season of Giving

Posted by Jessica Polito on Dec 13, 2018 2:15:00 PM

Doing the most good® is the sole purpose of The Salvation Army. Founded by William Booth in 1865, The Salvation Army continues to provide assistance to 130 countries worldwide. In a recent article they were ranked No. 2 for “America’s Favorite Charities” by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. In 2017, The Salvation Army served 52,259,152 meals to the hungry and collected over $2 million in donations.

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Topics: chicago, chicagoland, CawleyChicago, Holiday, Salvation Army, Giving, seasonofgiving, Angel Tree

Last-Mile Warehouses and Same Day Delivery Go Together Like Milk and Cookies

Posted by Deanna Grazier on Nov 29, 2018 2:20:18 PM

Holiday shopping season is upon us, some people are shopping in stores and some online. Josh Hearne, SIOR provided some insight into the commercial real estate effect on shopping and shipping.

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Topics: Industrial, e-commerce, industrial real estate, Retail, Last-mile warehouse, Shopping, Holiday, Commercial Real Estate

Halloween SPOOKtacular Facts

Posted by Jessica Polito on Oct 30, 2018 10:45:00 AM

Monsters, witches, and pirates! Tomorrow is Halloween and we know you can't wait to go trick-or-treating with the kids! In the meantime, we've gathered some spook-tacular facts about this long celebrated tradition. So put on a scary movie and carve some pumpkins, Halloween is almost here!

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Topics: chicago, chicagoland, Fall, Pumpkin Patch, October, Pumpkin, FunFacts, Halloween

So You're Saying There's a Chance...

Posted by Jessica Polito on Oct 22, 2018 2:22:00 PM

If you haven't already heard, the Mega Millions has climbed to a historic $1.6 Billion, since there was no winner on Friday's drawing last week. In order to win, you must match all of the winning numbers, which includes: 5 numbers between 1-70 and the Mega Million ball between 1-25. What are your odds to win? 1 in 302,575,350.

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Topics: chicago, Mega Millions, Odds, Lottery

Fun-Filled Fall Activities

Posted by Jessica Polito on Oct 11, 2018 3:00:42 PM

Sweater weather, pumpkin carving, and haunted houses, fall is the season to explore the great outdoors and the beautiful scenery nature has to offer. Whether you're visiting the pumpkin patch, hanging out with friends at Oktoberfest, or picking apples for homemade pie, events are taking place all over the Chicagoland area this fall. Take advantage of the fun and make some memories! 

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Topics: chicago, chicagoland, festivals, Fall, Pumpkin Patch, October, Fall Activities

Chicago Industrial Vacancy Rate at its Lowest Since 2001

Posted by Jessica Polito on Aug 21, 2018 3:27:49 PM

 

In 2001, a gallon of gas was $1.46, Wikipedia launched online, and Apple released the first ever iPod. This was also the last time Chicago has seen one of its lowest vacancy rates in the industrial market. In the second quarter of 2018, the vacancy rate was at 6.44%.

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Topics: Industrial, e-commerce, industrial real estate, chicago, Vacancy Rate

Guide to Chicagoland Area Festivals -August

Posted by Jessica Polito on Aug 2, 2018 2:02:00 PM

 

Fall is right around the corner, but don't let that stop you from having fun. Extend your summer with these exciting events going on in the Chicagoland area! 

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Topics: summer, chicago, chicagoland, festivals

Guide to Chicagoland Area Festivals -July

Posted by Jessica Polito on Jun 28, 2018 2:23:11 PM

Get ready for good times and BBQ in July! From the city to the suburbs, we have you covered on what festivals you should visit to add more fun in your summer. 

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Topics: summer, chicago, chicagoland, festivals