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Cushman & Wakefield Recognizes 2018 Top Producers in Chicago

CHICAGO, March 21, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield celebrates outstanding work on behalf of their valued clients, and the commitment and hard work of their 2018 Top Producers in Chicago. The firm’s global headquarters here in Chicago this week honors 27 individuals across its brokerage service lines including Capital Markets, Tenant Representation, Industrial, and Agency Leasing for their dedication to their work, their clients and the company. “I’m incredibly proud to recognize some of our outstanding brokers in Chicago in 2018, six of whom made Cushman & Wakefield’s Americas Top 100 List, which is a true testament to the strength of our Chicago platform and work on behalf of clients,” said Vicki Noonan, Chicago Managing Principal, Cushman & Wakefield. “Each of these individuals has made a tremendous impact on our business, our company culture and they are standouts in the commercial real estate sector. These talented professionals are also the [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Lands Gregory Kirsch to Lead Midwest Retail Leasing

Appointment reflects continued growth within company’s Chicago business CHICAGO, February 19, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield announced that Chicago retail leasing veteran Gregory Kirsch has joined the firm as Executive Managing Director and Midwest Retail Leader, effective today, February 19th. Kirsch joins from Newmark Knight Frank. Kirsch is Cushman & Wakefield’s latest addition to its national retail services platform and will be based in Chicago, focusing on the firm’s Midwest retail tenant and landlord clients. He will work closely with the property management and capital markets teams in Chicago and across the region, supporting the company’s broader retail platform. His mandate includes growing Cushman & Wakefield’s retail services offering across the Midwest, including recruitment of a retail team to be based in Chicago. Vicki Noonan, Chicago Managing Principal at Cushman & Wakefield: “The retail sector has been undergoing a marked evolution for some years now. Greg truly understands how the [...]

2019-02-20T11:11:31-05:00February 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Cushman & Wakefield Represents Thor Equities Group in Securing Mondelez International Office Relocation

New long-term lease brings global consumer brands company to Fulton Market CHICAGO, February 6, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield represented landlord Thor Equities Group in leasing 905 West Fulton Market, in Chicago’s popular Fulton Market District, to Mondelez International. The company signed a 15-year lease for 83,250 square feet (SF) at the prime mixed-use property. The lease includes all 77,100 SF of office space and 6,150 of retail space, leaving 10,450 SF available for lease in the building. Mark Bâby and Ben Cleveland of Cushman & Wakefield represented Thor Equities Group in the transaction. Kyle Kamin and Chris Reynolds of CBRE represented Mondelez. Mark Bâby, Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield: “The brick and timber loft style building at 905 West Fulton Market was an ideal headquarters opportunity for Mondelez’s relocation from Deerfield. Working with Mondelez needs, Thor structured an attractive office solution that benefited both parties. Mondelez’s occupancy will be [...]

Demolition of Former Dairyland Greyhound Park Makes Way for Kenosha Commerce Center

State-of-the-art industrial park to bring additional industry and new jobs CHICAGO, January 23, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield is representing the new Kenosha Commerce Center (“KCC”), to be located on the former site of the Dairyland Greyhound Dog Track at 5522 104th Avenue, Kenosha, WI, 53144. The site, an industrial business park, will deliver in early 2020 and can accommodate industrial buildings comprising up to 1.8 million square feet (SF). The amenities-rich site, which totals 214 acres, will become Kenosha’s newest industrial business park and will be available for development and construction of build-to-suit leases and purchases in early 2020. KCC is located just north of the Wisconsin – Illinois border off the four-way interchange of I-94 and State Highway 158 and in convenient proximity to three airports – Kenosha Regional Airport is just across the street from the site, General Mitchell International Airport is a 30-minute commute and O’Hare [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $12 Million Loan for the Refinancing of River Square in Naperville, Illinois

CHICAGO, January 14, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield’s Equity Debt & Structured Finance team has arranged a $12 million loan for the refinancing of River Square, a retail center in Naperville, Illinois. Jeffrey Cohen, Director of the Equity, Debt and Structured Finance group based in Cushman & Wakefield’s Chicago World Headquarters, arranged the full term interest only fixed rate loan, provided by Voya Investment Management, on behalf of Clarion Partners and a large overseas pension fund. “Jeffrey Cohen, Cushman & Wakefield: “Downtown Naperville has become a destination for the surrounding area that continues to drive demand for tenants and investors. The strong underlying fundamentals of rent growth, low vacancy rates, and a limited construction pipeline, coupled with the strong in-place cash flow, potential for future rent growth, and diverse mix of national and local F&B and service retailers proved to be very attractive to the lending community, which aggressively pursued [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Secures 2018’s Largest Industrial Lease in City of Chicago

MAT Limited Partnership and J.P. Morgan’s Marina Crossings is more than 50% leased within 60 days of completion of the site CHICAGO, January 10, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield represented landlord Marina Crossings Owner, LLC, a joint venture between MAT Limited Partnership and institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, in securing its first tenant at 2075 W. 43rd Street, a premier infill industrial development. It is the City of Chicago’s largest speculative industrial building since 1905. First Logistics, an Illinois-based 3PL, will expand from their current facility in Alsip, IL to immediately occupy 331,059 square feet (SF) of the 633,057 SF facility. Larry Goldwasser, Jason West, Colin Green, Matt Cowie and Michelle Maguire represented the landlord in lease negotiations. Larry Hanley of Midwest Commercial Real Estate represented the tenant. Larry Goldwasser, Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield: “Marina Crossings is an attractive option for tenants looking for immediate proximity [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges Sale for The Coil Apartments and Fresh Thyme

Todd Stofflet, Jason Stevens and Susan Tjarksen Represented the Seller CHICAGO, December 5, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the sale of The Coil Apartments and Fresh Thyme at 6349 N. College Ave, in Indianapolis to RDG Funds. The property is 151 units of new construction multifamily residences above a 33,500-square-foot retail space anchored by Fresh Thyme. Todd Stofflet, Jason Stevens and Susan Tjarksen represented the seller, Sheehan Companies and Browning Investments. Todd Stoflett, Cushman & Wakefield, said: “The Coil Apartments are well-located in the popular Broad Ripple Village, anchored by a Fresh Thyme, and with a number of dining, entertainment, fitness and shopping options just minutes away. This is one of the first sales of a Class A mixed-use property in Broad Ripple and The Coil is commanding some of the top rents in the area. Overall, it’s well-positioned for long-term growth.” About Cushman & Wakefield Cushman & Wakefield [...]

2018-12-05T14:39:08-05:00December 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $25m Sale for Thompson Thrift

Evan Halkias, Michael Marks and Craig Collins Represented Seller in Transaction CHICAGO, November 28, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the $25 million sale of Hopkinsville Towne Center, a 185,761-square-foot (SF) open-air community retail center located at 4805-4895 Fort Campbell Blvd. in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Evan Halkias, Michael Marks and Craig Collins represented the seller, Thompson Thrift, in the transaction. Sarah Lighting, Inc., acquired the property. “Hopkinsville Towne Center is strategically located on Fort Campbell Highway with excellent proximity to suburban residences and shoppers,” said Collins, Director, Cushman & Wakefield. “The property is less than one mile from the James E. Bruce Convention Center and is just 10 miles from the fifth largest U.S. military base. The property is well-positioned for growth over the coming years and is already anchored by strong, long-term tenants like TJ Maxx, Hobby Lobby, Ulta, Five Below and Ross.” About Cushman & Wakefield Cushman & [...]

2018-11-28T12:38:22-05:00November 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges Sale of Tuscaloosa Surgical Center and Medical Office Building

Gino Lollio and Scott Niedergang Represented the Seller and Buyer CHICAGO, November 28, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the $7.85 million sale of Tuscaloosa Surgical Center and Medical Office Building at 1400 and 1406 McFarland Boulevard North in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Gino Lollio and Scott Niedergang of Chicago, brokers in the firm’s Healthcare Advisory Practice, Capital Markets, with the assistance of R. William Pradat, Jr., represented the seller, a group of physicians practicing out of the building. They also represented the buyer, an out-of-state private healthcare-focused real estate investment trust (REIT). Approximately 65% of the two buildings are occupied by a Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) Ambulatory Surgery Center. Roughly 33% of the medical office building is vacant and provides for future upside to the new owner. Tuscaloosa Surgical Center has a strong footprint in the community and has serviced the area with over 250,000 surgical cases since 1995. Scott [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges Sale of Seventh Avenue Medical Center

Gino Lollio, Scott Niedergang, Bryan Belville and Eric Schreibman Represented the Buyer and Seller in the Transaction CHICAGO, November 28, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the sale of Seventh Avenue Medical Center in Chardon, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb. Gino Lollio, Scott Niedergang and Bryan Belville of Chicago, brokers in the firm’s Healthcare Advisory Practice, Capital Markets, with the assistance of Eric Schreibman of Cleveland, represented the seller, a group of physicians practicing out of the building and the original builders. They also procured the buyer, an out-of-state private equity firm focused on the acquisition of medical office real estate throughout the country. Seventh Avenue Medical Center is a 27,930-square-foot, ambulatory surgery center-anchored medical office building located at 150 Seventh Avenue. The building was fully occupied with each tenant signing new long-term triple-net (NNN) leases with annual increases prior to the sale. Anchor tenants include Kellis Eye Center, Chardon [...]