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Cushman & Wakefield Represents ACCO Brands in Long-Term Extension of World Headquarters in Lake Zurich

CHICAGO, May 22, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield announced that ACCO Brands has agreed to a long-term lease extension of its worldwide headquarters in Lake Zurich at 4 Corporate Drive, which encompasses 189,092 square feet of office space in Kemper Lakes Business Center in suburban Chicago. ACCO Brands, one of the worlds’ largest suppliers of academic, consumer and business products, moved to its current location in 2012. Lou Hall, Executive Director, and Dan Wilkins, Senior Director, of Cushman & Wakefield represented ACCO on the lease extension. “We’re excited to keep ACCO’s global headquarters in this prime location that has served them well for the past seven years,” said Hall. “Access to the world-class golf course and other state-of-the-art amenities on campus provide opportunities for future business growth and innovation.” The Class A building is one of four that make up Kemper Lakes Business Center, which totals 1.1 million square feet and [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Represents Seller on Naperville Crossings

CHICAGO, May 14, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield today announced the sale of Naperville Crossings, a premier open-air center located in the affluent Chicago suburb of Naperville, IL. The property was acquired by Phillips Edison & Company of Cincinnati. The transaction encompassed 146,591 square foot of existing retail space, of which 92% is currently occupied and leased to national and regional tenants. Located at the intersection of Route 59 and 95th Street in Naperville, the property consists of a diverse tenancy that includes a free-standing Aldi and several high-profile restaurants and service-oriented tenants. Evan Halkias and Michael Marks of Cushman & Wakefield’s Retail Investment Advisors group represented the seller in this transaction. About Cushman & Wakefield Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 51,000 employees [...]

Briar Meads Capital, LLC, Acquires and Recapitalizes The Westwood

Cushman & Wakefield selected as leasing agent for buildings formerly known as Westwood of Lisle CHICAGO, April 10, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield has been selected to represent Briar Meads Capital as landlord leasing agent for its newest asset in the Chicago market: 2441 & 2443 Warrenville Road in Lisle, IL, part of the I-88 East West Tech Corridor. The firm is tasked with procuring new tenants for the property while NAI Hiffman will bring new tenant-focused professional property management to the facilities. Briar Meads is a top rated, well-capitalized, professional landlord already in the process of reinvigorating the newly rebranded The Westwood with a slate of updated amenities and improvements designed in conjunction with Wright Heerema Architects. Dan Svachula, Michael Simpson, Adam Showalter and Allyson Yates of Cushman & Wakefield represent Brian Meads as Leasing Agents. The Westwood consists of 300,000 square feet (SF) across two office towers built [...]

Cushman & Wakefield’s Chicago Headquarters Awarded Prestigious WELL Certification

Company Among Early Adopters of the WELL Building Standard CHICAGO, MARCH 25 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield’s global headquarters in Chicago has achieved WELL Certification at the Silver level by the International WELL Building InstituteTM. The company consolidated its Chicago operations to four floors at 225 W Wacker in May 2017. Certification was awarded based on IWBI’s WELL Building StandardTM (WELLTM), a premier building standard focusing on enhancing people’s health and wellness through the buildings where we live, work and play. The company’s Atlanta office also achieved certification this year. Cushman & Wakefield is a Founding Alliance Member of the Well Living Lab, underscoring its commitment to evolving the built environment to best support human needs and enhancing the performance of people in the workplace by making wellness a priority. Additionally, three of Cushman & Wakefield’s Sustainability Services employees are WELL faculty members. WELL certification provides a framework for maximizing [...]

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 Secures Lease Restructuring and Extension for USG Global Headquarters

Extensive process culminates in renewal at 550 W. Adams St. in Chicago CHICAGO, February 14, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield has represented USG Corporation in restructuring and securing a 10-year lease extension for the company’s global headquarters at 550 W. Adams St. in Chicago. The global building materials manufacturer will remain in 220,000 square feet (SF) on floors 11 through 18. Chris Wood, David Stefancic and Brian Duffy represented USG in lease negotiations. Joy Jordan and Emily Marquardt of Telos Group represented the landlord, GLL Real Estate Partners. Cushman & Wakefield will also provide project management services to USG as part of a renovation of the headquarter facilities. Chris Wood, Executive Managing Director, Transaction Advisory at Cushman & Wakefield Chicago, “USG has been based in Chicago for more than 100 years. The company executed an in-depth and detailed search for office space, looking at existing buildings in the central business [...]

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 [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $10m Sale of Cape Coral Surgery Center

Gino Lollio, Scott Niedergang, Gary Tasman Represented Ownership Group CHICAGO, November 27, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the $10 million sale of Cape Coral Surgery Center Medical Office Building in Cape Coral, Fl. Gino Lollio and Scott Niedergang of Chicago, brokers in the firm’s Healthcare Advisory Practice, Capital Markets, with the assistance of Gary Tasman of Florida, represented the ownership group in the sale. The ownership group consisted of a number of physicians practicing out of the building and associated with the surgery center operation. The Cushman & Wakefield team also procured the buyer, a California-based real estate private equity firm focused on creating and maximizing value through the strategic acquisition and management of assets throughout the country. Cape Coral Surgery Center is a 39,142-square-foot (SF) multi-tenant medical office building that is currently 95% occupied by nine medical tenants including Cape Coral Surgery Center, 21st Century Oncology and [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Hires Top Office Investment Sales Team

Seven-person industry-leading team to cover Chicago and Midwest Markets and grow institutional Capital Markets platform CHICAGO, November 16, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield announced that the office investment sales team of Paul Lundstedt, Dan Deuter, Tom Sitz and Cody Hundertmark has joined Cushman & Wakefield, effective today, November 15. They are accompanied by their investment, analyst and client service professionals Jeremiah Olsen, Matt Knoff and Debbie Leon. The team joins Cushman & Wakefield’s national Capital Markets practice, which is focused on institutional clients and gateway markets. They will collaborate closely with the Capital Markets and Office Leasing teams in Chicago and across the Midwest, supporting the company’s investor services business. With a combined 85 years of experience executing sales and recapitalization transactions for investment clients, the team has an outstanding track record of $16 billion in total transaction volume, more than 305 sale and/or recapitalization transactions and 110 million square feet [...]