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Three New Tenants to Join DuPage Business Center in West Chicago

WEST CHICAGO, ILL. — The DuPage Airport Authority (DAA) has secured three new tenants for its 800-acre DuPage Business Center in West Chicago. Suncast Corp., a custom wood structures and resin products manufacturer, signed a long-term agreement with developer Pritzker Realty Group to lease a 782,000-square-foot facility. The $4.9 million development will enable Suncast to consolidate its Batavia and Montgomery locations into a new warehouse spanning 40 acres. Norix Group Inc., a manufacturer …

Capital One Provides $28.4M HUD-Insured Loan for Seniors Housing Community Near Chicago

DES PLAINES, ILL. — Capital One has provided a $28.4 million HUD-insured loan to refinance a 383-unit seniors housing community in the Chicago suburb of Des Plaines. The community features 162 assisted living units, 150 supportive living units and 71 skilled nursing beds. Supportive living is an Illinois program that allows assisted living services to be paid by Medicaid. The name of the community was not disclosed. The facility was originally constructed in 1967 as an independent living …

Infrastructure Investments Spur Industrial Development in Chicago Market

There is no question that all signs are pointing in the right direction for the nation’s second-largest industrial market. Midway through the year, the vacancy rate has stabilized below 7 percent for the first time in over a decade. On top of that, quarterly deliveries totaled 4.5 million square feet, of which 3.9 million square feet was speculative. In the second quarter, 7.9 million square feet was absorbed. So what’s next for Chicago’s industrial occupiers? Luckily there are two …

Meridian Breaks Ground on 174,536 SF Industrial Facility in Chicago

CHICAGO — Meridian Design Build has broken ground on a 174,536-square-foot speculative industrial facility on behalf of Venture One Real Estate and USAA Real Estate Co. in the Southwest Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. Known as Rockwell Logistics Center, the property will feature a clear height of 32 feet, 32 trailer parking stalls and two drive-in doors. Forum Studio is the project architect, while Jacob & Hefner Associates is the civil engineer. Terry Grapenthin and Tim McCahill of Lee …

Bridge Investment Group Buys 47-Story Office Tower in Downtown Chicago

CHICAGO — Bridge Investment Group’s office division has purchased One North LaSalle, a 47-story office tower in downtown Chicago. A joint venture of Hilco Real Estate and a pair of MB Real Estate executives sold the property for $113 million, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. The 493,738-square-foot building is currently 84.6 percent occupied. Originally built in 1929, the building has undergone more than $35 million in capital improvements over the last decade. An amenity floor …

Arrimus Capital Purchases 428-Bed Student Housing Property Near University of Illinois

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, ILL. — Arrimus Capital has purchased 212 East, a 428-bed student housing property near the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. XFD Real Estate Partners sold the asset for an undisclosed price. The property is located along Green Street in the heart of the Campustown district. Property amenities include a fitness center, community lounge, outdoor courtyard and study rooms. HFF represented the seller in the

Broughton Hotels Completes Renovation of Three Historic Hotels in Chicago

CHICAGO — Broughton Hotels has completed the renovation of its three historic boutique hotels in Chicago, including The Majestic Hotel, The Willows Hotel and City Suites Chicago. Initially built during the 1920s, each property now features new lobby furnishings, enhanced lighting, window treatments, linens, carpeting and artwork. City Suites also features new guestrooms. Anthony Laurino of California-based design firm ALD Designs created the concepts for each hotel’s renovation. The …

Entre Commercial Brokers Sale-Leaseback of 122,048 SF Industrial Facility in Lake Zurich, Illinois

LAKE ZURICH, ILL. — Entre Commercial Realty has brokered the sale-leaseback of a 122,048-square-foot industrial facility in Lake Zurich. Brian Bocci of Entre represented the buyer, Exeter Property Group. Kris Keller of Keller Williams represented the seller, 1300 Rose Road LLC. The seller plans to lease back approximately 65 percent of the building on a long-term lease. The remaining portion of the property has another tenant in place. Built in 2005, the property features a clear height of 28 …

Interra Negotiates $3.7M Condo Deconversion Sale in Evanston, Illinois

EVANSTON, ILL. — Interra Realty has negotiated the $3.7 million deconversion sale of 122-130 Callan Ave. in Evanston. The undisclosed buyer plans to convert the building’s 25 condominiums back into apartment rental units. Built in 1923, the building includes 13 two-bedroom units and 12 one-bedroom units. Patrick Kennelly and Paul Waterloo of Interra represented both the buyer and the sellers, Evanstonian Condominium Association. Under the Condominium Property Act in Illinois, condo unit …

Associated Bank Arranges $50M Syndicated Loan for Multifamily Project in Chicago’s South Loop

CHICAGO — Associated Bank has arranged a $50 million syndicated loan for the construction of a 261-unit multifamily project in Chicago’s South Loop. The project, under development by CMK Cos., will consist of two connected buildings located at 51 E. 14th St. and 1419 S. Wabash Ave. The complex will also include 10,410 square feet of retail space and 95 parking spaces. Construction is slated for completion in August 2019. As lead arranger, Associated Bank is holding $20 million of the loan, …

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