Author Archives: Judith Nemes

Eulogy for my dad, Robert Nemes

EULOGY FOR MY DAD, ROBERT NEMES MONTREAL, CANADA AUGUST 30, 2015 THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR COMING HERE ON THIS SUMMER DAY TO HONOR MY DAD AND SAY GOODBYE TO HIM. IT’S RARE THAT WORDS FAIL ME, BUT THIS IS ONE … Continue reading

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The New Game-Changing Luxury Real Estate Trend

Originally published in Michigan Avenue Magazine July 2015 The latest trend in Chicago real estate? Luxury homes that seamlessly integrate indoor and outdoor living. A new-construction home on the site of the old Wonder Bread factory was designed with a … Continue reading

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Chicago Buildings with the Best Outdoor Spaces & Amenities

Originally published in Michigan Avenue Magazine May 2015 For some of Chicago’s hottest properties, a sumptuous rooftop deck is the ultimate must-have amenity. Rooftop amenities are now de rigueur in Chicago as residents seek to maximize outdoor time. Despite living … Continue reading

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Haute Property: Green Acres

Originally published in Michigan Avenue Magazine Spring 2015 Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Tell a friend

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The story of the first African-American first lady

Originally published in Crain’s Chicago Business April 3, 2015 The author discusses what inspired him to write the first lady’s unauthorized biography. A new biography of Michelle Obama by Northwestern University associate professor Peter Slevin, a former reporter at the … Continue reading

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Will Work for Education

Originally published in USGBC+ March-April 2015 Starbucks takes the lead in social responsibility at home with a college program for its workforce. Starbucks is often touted as one of the more enlightened corporations in the U.S. that’s working hard at shrinking … Continue reading

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Cocktail Courier hopes Chicago will drink to its new delivery service

Originally published in the Chicago Tribune February 27, 2015 Baby it’s cold outside, and a new online cocktail delivery service wants to bring drinks — Chicago mixology originals — to your home, where you can stay warm and cozy. Cocktail Courier, … Continue reading

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Emerging LEED: A Look at Innovation and Inspiration in Sustainability

Originally published in USGBC+ February 26, 2015 If  you threw a dart at a map of the U.S., chances are good you’d hit a city with some innovative green projects in the works, yet some urban centers stand out more … Continue reading

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Brazil’s New Finance Minister Has Ties to Booth

Originally published in Chicago Booth January 5, 2015 Joaquim Levy, a member of Chicago Booth’s Global Advisory Board who earned his PhD in economics at the University of Chicago in 1993, faces a tough mission as he becomes Brazil’s finance minister in … Continue reading

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Enlisting Veterans to Boost Employee Forces

Originally published in Middle Market Growth January/February 2015 Midsize firms are turning to military vets for talent BY JUDITH NEMES At a veterans-only hiring event in the Chicago suburbs last October, some 40 companies were on hand to size up … Continue reading

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