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JLL Arranges $57.6M Refinancing for Chicago Home2Suites Hotel

CHICAGO — JLL Capital Markets has arranged a $57.6 million refinancing for the Home2Suites by Hilton Chicago River North, a newly constructed, 206-suite extended-stay hotel in Chicago’s downtown River North neighborhood. Opened in early 2019, the 17-story hotel features a fitness center, business center, outdoor terrace, complimentary breakfast, meeting space and a ground-floor restaurant. Keith Largay, Jeff Bucaro, Nicole Aguiar and Brian Walsh of JLL arranged the floating-rate loan on …

ShipFusion Signs 381,600 SF Industrial Lease in Suburban Chicago

CAROL STREAM, ILL. — ShipFusion Inc. has signed a 381,600-square-foot industrial lease at 365 E. North Ave. in Carol Stream, a suburb of Chicago. The warehouse will serve as the e-commerce fulfillment company’s new U.S. flagship operation. The Chicago-based company provides proprietary inventory management software and a wide range of fulfillment services. Completed in 2017 on a speculative basis, the Class A facility features 40,000 square feet of temperature-controlled space, 8,500 square …

Habitat Co. Named Property Manager for 724-Unit Park Tower Condo Building in Chicago

CHICAGO — The Habitat Co. has been awarded the property management of Park Tower, a 724-unit condominium building in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood. Located at 5415 N. Sheridan Road and constructed in 1973, the building rises 55 stories. Amenities include a rooftop garden, grocery store, clubhouse, fitness center, pool and parking garage. Park Tower is one of the largest residential buildings in Chicago by unit count, according to Habitat, which maintains more than 22,000 units under …

Cawley Chicago Arranges Sale of Former Gymnastics Facility in Naperville, Illinois

NAPERVILLE, ILL. — Cawley Chicago has arranged the sale of a 34,984-square-foot warehouse in Naperville that formerly housed Naperville Gymnastics. The sales price was undisclosed. Located at 800 Enterprise Court, the property sits on 7.5 acres and features a clear height of 18 feet, two interior docks and 12,500 square feet of office space. Jack Brennan and Daniel Cawley of Cawley represented the private seller. Jeff Provenza of Darwin Realty represented the buyer, which plans to renovate …

Jameson Commercial Brokers $21.9M Sale of Retail Portfolio in Chicago

CHICAGO — Jameson Commercial has brokered the sale of a retail portfolio in Chicago’s South Loop for $21.9 million. The portfolio includes a single-tenant Chick-fil-A, a 7-Eleven gas station and an 8,000-square-foot retail building anchored by Aspen Dental. Mark Kishtow of Jameson represented the seller, GW Properties, as well as the buyer, Park 1

Winslyn Industries Signs 50,651 SF Industrial Lease in Batavia, Illinois

BATAVIA, ILL. — Winslyn Industries has signed a 50,651-square-foot industrial lease at 1850 Fabyan Parkway in Batavia, a western suburb of Chicago. The wholesaler of kitchen and bathroom products is expanding from a 32,000-square-foot facility in Bartlett. Winslyn’s new space is part of a 150,838-square-foot distribution center newly developed by Cratos Industrial Properties. Winslyn is scheduled to take occupancy this quarter. Jim Pietrarosso of Brown Commercial Group represented the …

Law Firm Leases 13,618 SF of Office Space in Chicago

CHICAGO — Law firm Querrey & Harrow has leased 13,618 square feet of office space at 120 N. LaSalle St. in Chicago. The firm will occupy the entire 26th floor and will relocate from 175 W. Jackson when its lease commences in mid-2020. Originally built in 1991, the 390,000-square-foot Class A office tower features a six-story parking garage, two restaurants, a new fitness center, tenant lounge and rooftop deck. Ascentris, in partnership with Lincoln Property Co., owns the 40-story …

Walker & Dunlop Provides $11M Bridge Loan for Acquisition of Supportive Living Community

AURORA, ILL. — Walker & Dunlop Inc. has provided $11 million in bridge financing for The Vistas Fox Valley, a 136-bed supportive living facility in Aurora. The borrower was Cascade Capital Group, which used the funds to acquire the community. Walker & Dunlop’s bridge lending program utilizes the company’s own balance sheet to offer short-term, non-recourse loans for properties that are being acquired or repositioned. Joshua Rosen and the bridge lending team structured the …

Kiser Group Brokers Two Condo Deconversion Sales in Oak Park, Illinois for $12.4M

OAK PARK, ILL. — Kiser Group has brokered two condo deconversion sales in Oak Park for a total of $12.4 million. Regency Terrace Condominiums, a 56-unit property located at 922 North Blvd., sold for $8.8 million. Andy Friedman and Matt Halper of Kiser represented the seller, The Regency Terrace Condominium Association. Marco Cesario of Kiser represented the buyer, Goldman Investments. “Regency Terrace Condominiums is a prime example of how condo deconversions can be a win-win scenario …

Farbman Group Launches Chicago-Based Net Lease Division

NORTHBROOK, ILL. — NAI Farbman Group, a full-service real estate company based in Southfield, Michigan, has launched FarbNET, a new metro Chicago-based division focused on selling net lease assets. National commercial real estate expert Mark Lewensohn leads the division, which focuses on the office, industrial, healthcare and retail sectors. The FarbNET office is located at 40 Skokie Blvd. in Northbrook. The decision to open a net lease division was based on “significant growth occurring in …

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