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Colliers Arranges Sale of 223,517 SF Industrial Facility in Chicago Heights

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, ILL. — Colliers International has arranged the sale of a 223,517-square-foot industrial facility located at 300 E. Joe Orr Road in Chicago Heights. The sales price was not disclosed, but the asking price was $3.1 million. The one-story facility features 18 cranes. The building also features an interior rail spur for Union Pacific, 10 drive-in doors, five drive-through bays and more than 12,000 square feet of office space. John Basile of Colliers represented the seller, …

RMC Holdings Hampshire Sells Two Industrial Land Sites in Illinois

HAMPSHIRE, ILL. — RMC Holdings Hampshire has sold two land sites within Metrix Industrial Park at the northwest corner of Interstate 90 and State Route 20 in Hampshire. In the first transaction, The McCoy Group purchased 13 acres for the development of a Truck Country facility. Construction of the 40,000-square-foot facility is expected to begin this spring. In the second transaction, Stream’s Edge Properties LLC purchased 18 acres. Dave Schmidt and Linda Kost of Realty Metrix …

Brinshore, Michaels Break Ground on Apartment Building in Chicago’s Bronzeville Neighborhood

CHICAGO — Co-developers Brinshore Development and Michaels have broken ground on 4400 Grove, an 84-unit apartment building in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. The development will include a mix of affordable and market-rate units, as well as street-level retail space, a public plaza and landscaped park space. The city of Chicago provided $7.2 million in tax-increment financing and $1.9 million in low-income housing tax credits. U.S. Bancorp and the Chicago Housing Authority are also …

Cawley Chicago Arranges Two Industrial Property Sales in East Dundee and Carol Stream, Illinois

EAST DUNDEE AND CAROL STREAM, ILL. — Cawley Chicago has arranged two industrial property sales in Illinois. In the first transaction, High Street Realty purchased a two-building portfolio totaling nearly 80,000 square feet in East Dundee. In the second transaction, Venture One Real Estate acquired a 16,072-square-foot building. The facilities were fully leased at the time of sale. Jack Brennan and Daniel Cawley of Cawley represented the sellers, both of which were private investment …

Chicago Industrial Predictions: Absorption May Slow in Second Half of 2019

As we begin 2019, there are several opposing market forces at work that are sure to influence each of us, and our respective firms and clients. These market dynamics will ultimately dictate who has a great year and why — or why not.  This year, it seems the signals are more mixed than in the past several years, so making predictions about the local industrial real estate market is somewhat daunting. Nonetheless, here is what to look for in 2019. [caption id="attachment_221391" …

J.C. Anderson Completes Renovations of Schaumburg Corporate Center in Suburban Chicago

SCHAUMBURG, ILL. — J.C. Anderson has completed renovations of Schaumburg Corporate Center in suburban Chicago. GlenStar Properties owns the 1 million-square-foot office complex. The project included a new tenant lounge, conference center, management office and renovations to the fitness center, atrium, flooring and painting. J.C. Anderson also connected a stairway from the first-floor atrium to the lower-level fitness center. Wright Heerema Architects provided architectural services. …

Cohen Financial Arranges $16.8M Acquisition Loan for Boutique Hotel in Chicago’s Streeterville Neighborhood

CHICAGO — Cohen Financial, a division of SunTrust Bank, has arranged a $16.8 million loan for the acquisition of the Ivy Hotel in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood. The 16-story boutique hotel is located at 233 E. Ontario St., adjacent to the Magnificent Mile. The hotel offers 63 rooms and a rooftop bar. Cohen Financial arranged a two-year, floating-rate loan with Prime Finance. The borrower, a joint venture between Avantgarde Capital and Anderson Hospitality Holdings, plans to make …

Next Realty Acquires Medical Office Property in Arlington Heights, Illinois

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, ILL. — Next Realty Fund IX LP has acquired Arlington Executive Plaza, a medical office complex consisting of six single-story buildings in Arlington Heights. The purchase price was not disclosed. The buildings total approximately 62,500 square feet and are situated on more than 6.2 acres of land. The property is 90 percent leased by tenants such as Autism Home Support Services Inc., Cooperative Computer Services, Dawe’s Laboratories, BACT Process Systems Inc., Arlington …

Manhard Consulting Signs 17,989 SF Office Lease at Lincolnshire Corporate Center in Illinois

LINCOLNSHIRE, ILL. — Manhard Consulting has signed a 17,989-square-foot office lease at 1 Overlook Point within Lincolnshire Corporate Center. Manhard Consulting is a full-service civil engineering and surveying firm. The company was previously based in Vernon Hills. The office property recently underwent a renovation with a new amenity center. Nicholas Panarese of Van Vlissingen and Co. represented the landlord, Van Vlissingen and

Summit Design + Build Completes Renovations at Two Chicago Music Venues

CHICAGO — Summit Design + Build LLC has completed renovations at the House of Blues and the Aragon Ballroom, two Chicago music venues. Summit remodeled the VIP areas at each venue. At the Aragon Ballroom, Summit renovated the first-floor staff offices and expanded the restrooms. At the House of Blues, Summit remodeled the third-floor Foundation Dining Room. The project also included a new bar with custom windows, new flooring and lighting and the addition of a small stage. RLE Partners and …

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