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Planned Development Entitlement Approved for Largest New Industrial Building in Chicago

Hilco Redevelopment Partners Selects Cushman & Wakefield as Exclusive Leasing Broker for New Exchange 55 Project; Expected Delivery Q1 2020 CHICAGO, November 8, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield has been selected as exclusive leasing broker for Exchange 55, the largest new industrial development available in Chicago. The Planned Development is approved, which means the site is fully entitled and zoned for industrial. Exchange 55 will break ground immediately, with delivery expected in Q1 of 2020. Developed by Chicago-based Hilco Redevelopment Partners, Exchange 55 offers up to 1,054,852 square feet (SF) of state-of-the-art warehouse space and is divisible to suit tenants of many types and sizes. Ideal for a wide range of uses and offering size flexibility, Exchange 55 will attract tenants across eCommerce, last-mile, food and cold storage, manufacturing, 3PL, warehouse, distribution, rail and heavy power users. The development will include a modern, sustainable design; 40’ clear height; 70’ speed [...]

Heathrow Scientific Signs for 186,616 SF Build to Suit in Lincolnshire, IL

68,589 SF Remain for Leasing CHICAGO October 24, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield announced today that Heathrow Scientific has signed a build-to-suit agreement at 325 Marriott in Lincolnshire, IL, for 186,616 square feet (SF). Their building will be situated on 10.27 acres and features 25,000 SF of two-story office space, 36’ clear ceilings, and 14 exterior docks. The property broke ground in July of this year and Heathrow Scientific will take occupancy in April 2019. The Cushman & Wakefield team of Brett Kroner, Keith Puritz, and Eric Fischer represented Heathrow Scientific, global manufacturer of bench top equipment and lab essentials, in the transaction. The Cushman & Wakefield team is also acting as leasing agent on the remaining site, offering 68,589 SF of space for lease with a delivery date of spring 2019. The available space includes, 36’ clear ceilings, frontage on Half Day Rd (Rt. 22), along with six exterior [...]

TCS Education System Advances “Radical Cooperation” with New Loop

Jeffrey Skender, Ari Klein, Craig Cassell, Scott Shelbourne, Marcus Berglund, Bill Starcevich and Jon Sisco of Cushman & Wakefield represented TCS   CHICAGO, October 18, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield was engaged by TCS Education System for a long-term lease signing & build out at 203 N. LaSalle to advance the nonprofit System’s strategic goals. The System moved into its new headquarters on Monday, October 8, and occupies 28,544 square feet – approximately half of the 19th floor. They relocated from their previous 350 N. Orleans headquarters of nearly ten years to better serve their talent with collaborative spaces and the opportunity to “live their brand”. Jeffrey Skender, Ari Klein, Craig Cassell, Scott Shelbourne and Marcus Berglund represented TCS in lease negotiations and Bill Starcevich and Jon Sisco managed the build out project. “TCS came to us with a challenge – leverage a termination option in their current lease and [...]

Cushman & Wakefield’s ‘Tech Cities 2.0’ report confirms Chicago as a major tech hub for the U.S.

Low cost of living relative to other tech markets gives Chicago a leg up Chicago, October 12, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield today released Tech Cities 2.0 an annual report that identifies existing and emerging tech centers increasingly driving the North American economy and details their impact on the commercial real estate sector. Historically a hard goods hub, Chicago has established itself as an important city for technology (see video clip) and an increasingly appealing choice for tech companies and the young talent they are attracting – with companies like Microsoft, Google, Salesforce and others setting up major operations in the City. Further, non-tech companies reliant on strong tech functions are moving to the City of Chicago because of its strong talent pool. “A confluence of factors such as access to talent, top universities, a relatively low cost of living, and relatively inexpensive real estate costs make Chicago a very appealing [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Hires KIG CRE Brokerage Team

Susan Tjarksen, Todd Stofflet and Jason Stevens Bolster Firm’s Midwest Multifamily Institutional Investment Sales Platform CHICAGO, October 8, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield today announced the Chicago office has hired KIG CRE’s multifamily institutional investment sales brokerage team. Susan Tjarksen, Todd Stofflet and Jason Stevens joined as Managing Directors on October 1 and will be based in the firm’s office at 225 West Wacker Drive. They are accompanied by Laura Ballou, Jacob Albers, Daniel Falkenberg, Caleb Zielke and Brenda Cuellar from their team. The sales team has brokered over $2.4 billion of multifamily sales, 145 acres of multifamily land and sold more than 33,000 apartment units. Vicki Noonan, Chicago Managing Principal, Cushman & Wakefield, stated: “The KIG team is forward-thinking and has a fantastic transaction track record. Their expertise in interpreting and delivering data-driven intelligence bolsters our Chicago investment sales platform and will drive value and transparency throughout the sales [...]

David Friedland Assumes New Role on Cushman & Wakefield’s Chicago Leadership Team

22-Year Veteran Named Chicago Industrial Group Leader CHICAGO, October 5, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield is pleased to announce the promotion of David Friedland to Executive Director, Chicago Industrial Group Leader. For the last 22 years, David has represented corporate and institutional clients assisting in tenant advisory, site selection, dispositions, sale/leasebacks and build-to-suits. During his career, he has completed over 750 transactions with a total value in excess of $1 billion. In his new role, David will work alongside Cushman & Wakefield’s industrial brokerage professionals to build and drive occupier and investor client relationships. As part of the leadership team, he will collaborate closely with John Morris, Head of Industrial for the Americas, and Vicki Noonan, Chicago Managing Principal. Vicki Noonan, Chicago Managing Principal, Cushman & Wakefield stated: “We consistently rank as the top CRE industrial platform in the U.S., a standing we’ve earned by always looking for ways to [...]

Cushman & Wakefield CIO, Adam Stanley, Named to Notable LGBTQ Executives

Crain’s Chicago Business Honors Diversity in Chicago’s Executive Ranks CHICAGO, August 27, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield proudly announced today that Global Chief Information Officer and Chief Digital Officer, Adam Stanley, has been named to Crain’s Chicago Business Notable LGBTQ Executives list. This is the publication’s first editorial feature to spotlight diversity in Chicago’s executive ranks through this specific lens and recognize individuals for their success and accomplishments. Mr. Stanley, a Chicago native, has been with Cushman & Wakefield since 2014, and is a member of the company’s global executive team. He provides strategic and operational direction for the company’s client-facing and colleague technology systems and infrastructure across 70 countries. He also serves as executive sponsor of the LGBTQ+ network, UNITY, and is a leader within the Black Employee Network. Mr. Stanley founded and serves as president of the Cushman & Wakefield Charitable Foundation. John Forrester, President, Cushman & Wakefield [...]

Tablecraft Products Inc. Inks New Lease in Gurnee, IL

CHICAGO, August 8, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield has secured a 109,863 square foot (SF) lease for Tablecraft Products Company Inc. at 1020 Lakeside Drive in Gurnee, IL. The company will take occupancy on August 1, 2018. Eric Fischer, Keith Puritz, and Brett Kroner from Cushman & Wakefield represented Tablecraft. Ned Frank, Jack Rosenberg, and Fred Regnery of Colliers International represented building owner Venture One. Tablecraft will be consolidating out of two other facilities within the Grand Tri-State Business Park, which is just around the corner from the company’s headquarters. The move comes at a time when the company has been in consistent growth mode and the new space will better accommodate their operations. Tablecraft is a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of innovative products that serve the needs of their Foodservice and Retail customers. About Cushman & Wakefield Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Completes Leasing of 350 Church Street in Addison, IL

Britt Casey and Jeff Matella fully lease facility on behalf of The Silverman Group CHICAGO, July 26, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield has fully leased 350 Church Street in Addison, IL, on behalf of The Silverman Group, to JDS Industries, Inc. JDS, a wholesale supplier, signed a long term lease on the building and is relocating from Elk Grove Village as part of an expansion of their operations. They will occupy the entire facility, at just over 87,000 square feet (SF). This deal comes just four months after The Silverman Group selected Cushman & Wakefield to market 350 Church Street for lease. Britt Casey and Jeff Matella of Cushman & Wakefield acted on behalf of The Silverman Group and Sam Durkin of Jones Lang LaSalle represented JDS Industries. Britt Casey, Executive Managing Director, said: “The Silverman Group awarded us this assignment in March and we are delighted to have fully [...]

Location Lens: Chicago Ranked One of Top Office Markets

Economic growth, population, transportation, costs and CRE fundamentals stack up CHICAGO, July 12, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield recently compared the 25 largest office markets by looking at five factors vital to attracting and retaining occupiers: economic growth, population makeup, transportation options, costs, and commercial real estate fundamentals. The economy continues to grow, as strong business fundamentals drive commercial real estate across the country. Just as companies fervently battle to attract much-needed talent, cities are engaged in their own battles to draw and retain companies. As with many national comparisons, Chicago ends up looking attractive when compared to the largest U.S. cities. Its gross metropolitan product (GMP) is the third largest in the country at $497.3B. Chicago is one of the most diversified economies in the nation and home to more than 400 major corporate headquarters, including 36 in the Fortune 500. Chicago is also home to a huge talent pool and [...]

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