May 07, 2013
South Bend, Indiana's SmarterShade Inc.--the winner of the Lakeside Award at the 2013 Clean Energy Challenge--is profiled today in Crian's Chicago Business. “We're trying to keep offices and homes at a constant, comfortable temperature, and this technology is a whole different, sophisticated way of shading,” says Ed Woodbury, president of Chicago real estate developers McCaffery Interests Inc.READ MORE>
April 16, 2013
In 2050, few Chicagoans remember the steel plant at Seventy-Ninth Street. Residents of Lakeside, the city’s newest neighborhood built on the site of the old mill, ignore the placards in their apartment buildings, which state that for almost a century U.S. Steel’s South Works plant produced the steel that became the backbone of their city—the skeletal frame of the Willis (once Sears) Tower, the ribs of the John Hancock Center.READ MORE>
April 09, 2013
We are proud to announce South Bend Indiana's SmarterShade Inc. as the winner of the inaugural Lakeside Award for clean-tech innovation and commercialization at the third annual Clean Energy Challenge in Chicago. The award comes in the form of a $50,000 grant to be used by SmarterShade, enabling further research, application and execution of their go-to-market strategy.READ MORE>
April 03, 2013
Lakeside team member Amy Francetic has been honored with one of five Chicago magazine 2013 Green Awards. These awards recognize Chicagoans who bring attention to emerging green and sustainable technologies happening in Chicago. The Chicago Lakeside Development is named a game-changing project within Chicago. Well done Amy, proud to have you on our team!READ MORE>
March 06, 2013
Join us for another Community Open House at the Lakeside Marketing Center on March 21st, between 1PM and 6PM. There will be three tours and several informational sessions throughout the day. For more information, see our flyer. Hope to see you then!READ MORE>
February 26, 2013
This afternoon, Ed Woodbury, President of McCaffery Interests, Inc. spoke at the Water Innovations Alliance Conference in New York City to present the masterplan for Chicago Lakeside Development, and document the promise the plan holds for sustainable development and water conservation in the 21st Century.READ MORE>
February 12, 2013
Today, we bring you the newest promotional video for Chicago Lakeside Development, featuring interviews with Dan McCaffery of McCaffery Interests, Amy Fancetic of Clean Energy Trusts and James Reynolds, Jr. of Loop Capital. This is another great step in sharing the Lakeside vision and story.
January 30, 2013
Chicago Lakeside Development is featured in the most recent issue of Planning Magazing from American Planning Association as one of the leading examples of the City's revitalized lakefront. We're proud to be featured in such good company, and look forward to Building a New Chicago together.READ MORE>
January 15, 2013
In another step towards achieving our goal of a sustainable community, the Lakeside Marketing Center has achieved certification at the silver level under the United States Green Building Council’s LEED for Commercial Interiors. This great achievement is another win for the Lakeside team and Chicago's South Side.READ MORE>
January 12, 2013
The team behind Chicago Lakeside Development and McCaffery Interests are closely pursuing a bid to be the location of the Obama Presidential Library. President Obama's connection to Chicago's South Side and sustainable development is well documented, and we think we are the ideal site for this great testament to our current Commander in Chief.READ MORE>
January 10, 2013
Metropolis Magazine gets a one-on-one tour of Lakeside with architect Phillip Enquist, where they discuss the vitality of the Great Lakes, the sustainable ideals and the work of Skidmore Owings and Merrill and McCaffery Interests. Click header to read more.READ MORE>
December 20, 2012
In a revamped version of our popular IMAGINE video, you can place yourself in the heart of the action. Imagine with us, as we see a new global community built on Chicago's South Side. McCaffery Interests and US Steel are working with the city to make these plans a reality.
October 12, 2012
Thanks to the support of the public, Chicago Lakeside Development was named the winner of the Sustainia Community Award in Copenhagen, Denmark! Amassing more votes than nine global sustainable solutions, Chicago Lakeside is honored as the "Best Sustainable Solution," as chosen by a global network of supporters.READ MORE>
August 17, 2012
Chicago Lakeside stands with federal, state and municipal authorities in their work redeveloping Chicago's Southeast Side. McCaffery Interests' Ed Woodbury spoke in favor of the new initiatives along with Sen. Dick Durbin and Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar.READ MORE>
June 22, 2012
Chicago Lakeside was among the 100 winners of "Sustainia100," a prestigious global honor of world leading projects and undertakings for sustainability solutions and sustainable cities.READ MORE>
April 11, 2012
Extending Lakeshore Drive for two miles through the 600-acre Lakeside Development site is more than road work: It's the key that'll unlock the enormous development potential of the waterfront property where McCaffery Interests and partner US Steel aim to build.READ MORE>
April 05, 2012
While visiting the former USX Steel Mill site, now known as Chicago Lakeside, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced construction of the future expansion of US Route 41, better known as Lake Shore Drive.READ MORE>
March 13, 2012
The Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation sponsored and hosted its second annual Midwest Real Estate Challenge at the Union League Club of Chicago on Saturday, April 14.READ MORE>
February 29, 2012
Cisco Selected by Chicago Urban Real Estate Developer to Develop Technology Master Plan for Smart+Connected Communities Project at Chicago Lakeside
Cisco and McCaffery Interests, a Chicago-based real estate investment firm, today announced an extension of the two companies' collaboration which sees Cisco appointed as the master Information and Communications Technology (ICT) planner for the Lakeside Development project in Chicago.READ MORE>
February 09, 2012
Seventh Ward alderman Sandi Jackson is gaining the attention of Chicago mayoral candidates with her proposal to bring a presidential library and museum honoring President Barack Obama to Chicago's Lakeside corridor.READ MORE>
March 21, 2013
Lakeside Community Open House
Join us for another Community Open House at the Lakeside Marketing Center on March 21st, between 1PM and 6PM. There will be three tours and several informational sessions throughout the day. For more information, see our flyer. Hope to see you then!
August 27, 2012
South Chicago Chamber Art Proposals Due
The South Chicago Chamberof Commerce is releasing a request for proposals from area artists to paint some of the roll-down steel doors that protect commercial buildings in South Chicago. If you are an artist interested in bidding on this project, please contact the Chamber - proposals are due August 27. Please also contact the Chamber if you have a commercial building within the Special Service Area that has a roll-down door you'd like to have painted! 773-768-1221 or firstname.lastname@example.org
May 30, 2012
Lakeside Community Open House
We hope to see you for our Open House, 1-6 PM at 8555 S. Green Bay Avenue. Learn about our vision for Lakeside, take a tour of the site, and feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns to McCaffery representatives.
May 24, 2012
How Green is Chicago's 10th Ward?
Come to the Southeast Chicago Historic Society Museum on 9801 S. Avenue G between 1-4 PM. The museum will feature a 10th Ward Green Summit display and slideshow. For more information, please contact Joann Podkul at 773-505-2105.
May 23, 2012
Booth and Kellogg School of Management Real Estate Challenge
We're looking forward to the Booth and Kellogg School of Management Real Estate Challenge, to be held 5/23 at The Waldorf Astoria. This year, student teams of eight will be acting as master developer of our site, all 600 acres! Sam Zell and our very own Dan McCaffery of McCaffery Interests, Inc. will be one of the judges. Can't wait to hear your ideas!
May 22, 2012
Everlights E-Waste Recycling Drive
Come by the 10th Ward Alderman Office at 3524 E. 106th Street between 10 AM - 5 PM to drop off your old electronics, light bulbs, and batteries.
May 20, 2012
Theodore Stone Woods TourJoin us at 1 PM for the tour! We will meet at the parking lot on 67th Street, a couple blocks east of LaGrange Road near Hodgkin.
May 19, 2012
International Council of Shopping Centers 2012 Conference in Las Vegas, NV
The McCaffery Team will be sharing the Lakeside vision with local, regional and national retailers.