The Chicago Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR), the leading international professional commercial and industrial real estate association (www.sior.com), boasts 195 total members, including 147 active members possessing the highest level of knowledge, production and ethics in the Chicago industrial and office real estate market. The Windy City’s active SIOR professionals are well known for assuring its clients of the most expert representation available. In a metropolitan area of more than 5,600 square miles with a population of more than 9.1 million people, SIOR professionals consistently service with distinction both industrial (over 1.2 billion square feet of industrial properties) and office (over 107 million square feet of office rental space) properties on behalf of a sophisticated, multi-faceted array of owners, landlords, tenants and investors. Chicago is the birthplace of the modern skyscraper and remains a trendsetter in urban architecture. It is a bustling city, with a vibrant nightlife, 6,400+ restaurants and plenty of great museums. It is also a great area to live in, with both urban and suburban character, a lively atmosphere and beautiful beaches along the iconic Lake Michigan shoreline.