Crains Chicago Business


The top real estate executive at the world’s biggest property owner likes downtown Chicago, and not just because he’s a local boy.

Jonathan Gray, global head of real estate at Blackstone Group, is bullish on the city for the same reason many investors are: Big companies like McDonald’s, ConAgra and Kraft Heinz are moving their headquarters here, along with thousands of jobs.

“If you step back and look at the big picture… READ MORE