Chicago & Midwest CRE News In Your Inbox.

Sign up for Connect emails to stay informed with CRE stories that are 150 words or less.

Sub Markets

Property Sectors


Chicago & Midwest  + Downtown  + Office  | 

Michael Marrion Joins Cresa Chicago Team

Michael Marrion has joined Cresa Chicago as an SVP with the firm’s downtown Tenant Representation Group. He will focus on business development and client services, assisting tenants with long-term strategies that meet the ever-changing needs of office occupiers in Downtown Chicago.
“Chicago is a significant priority for us, and we are off to a great start in 2021,” said Tad Laws, Chicago market leader. “We are thrilled to welcome a professional with Michael’s credentials and character to our team.” 
Marrion was most recently an SVP with Colliers Chicago’s Downtown Office Advisory Service Group where he represented professional services firms and nonprofit organizations. Notable recent transactions include Huron Consulting’s 130,000-square-foot lease renewal at 550 W. Van Buren, FitzGerald Associates’ 12,000-square-foot lease at 200 W. Adams, and Hometown America’s 10,000-square-foot corporate headquarters relocation to the new Bank of America tower at 110 N. Wacker Dr.


Inside The Story

Connect With Cresa's Marrion

About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

  • ◦People