Kimpton Gray Hotel Tour

Join us on Wednesday, March 15 for a  behind the scenes tour of the  newly opened Kimpton Gray Hotel.

Please go to the March page for more information.

For more information, call 877-898-2732 or send an email to

Senior Housing - Regional & National Update

Wednesday, February 22

Another great panel! Thank you to Jeff Gardner, from BMO Harris Healthcare Real Estate Finance anda  CREC Director for putting together this panel of experts.  We appreciate the time of James Berklan of McKnight's Assisted Living Magazien, Robert Gawronski of Senior Lifestyle Corporation and Imran Javaid of BMO Harris Healthcare Real Estate Finance for helping educate us on the latest trends in senior housing.

Over one hundred people  enjoyed a Maggiano's lunch and excellent networking and education.

2017 Economic Forecast

Thursday, January 19, 2017

A huge thank you to Mr. William A. Strauss, Senior Economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for his informative and educational presentation on the 2017 economic forecast.  Over 110 CREC members and guests enjoyed a delicious lunch at the University Club and listened carefully to Mr. Strauss' presentation.

Mr. Strauss has generously given us his Power Point presentation for your use.  Please follow this link.

This event is another example of the kind of program you can expect from the Chicago Real Estate Council.  Remember, all monthly events are included in your modest annual dues of $360.00.  For more information, please go to our membership page. If you attended the January event as a guest and are interested in membership, please contact our office at