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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Bradford Allen Completes Lease Extension for Alliance Title Corp

Chicago, IL – Bradford Allen is pleased to announce that Senior Managing Director Joel Berger has completed a 5-year lease renewal for Alliance Title Corp at 5523 N. Cumberland in Chicago. Alliance Title occupies 10,952 square feet and has been at the building since 2006. CBRE’s Dan Graham represented the Landlord in the transaction.

“Alliance Title Corp’s long term commitment to this property and area speaks to the company’s desire to have a great work environment that’s convenient for its employees. This location offers easy access to many dining options, amenities, O’Hare International Airport and the Cumberland CTA Station” Said Berger.

Established in 1997, Alliance Title Corp is a full-service real estate title insurance, escrow, and closing services provider in the North Chicagoland Area.

Cumberland Metro Office Park is a 164,448 square-foot, Class B office property in Chicago. It is conveniently located just 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, five minutes from O’Hare International, and just one block from the CTA Blue Line Train and bus stops.

 

Bradford Allen Completes Lease Expansion & Extension in Elk Grove Village

Chicago, IL – Bradford Allen is pleased to announce that Director’s Ryan Moen and John Millner have completed a lease expansion and extension with the American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) at 25 Northwest Point. They now occupy 14,176 square feet. Moen and Millner represented the ownership in the transaction at the full-service Class A office building. ProTen Realty Group’s Kurt Walsh represented the tenant.

“ACOEM’s decision to sign a long-term lease was motivated by the Class A amenities and the outstanding location of 25 Northwest Point,” said Director, Ryan Moen. “The convenient access to O’Hare International Airport, the City of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs was also influential in their decision.”

Founded in 1916, ACOEM is the nation’s largest medical society dedicated to promoting the health of workers through preventive medicine, clinical care, research, and education. They have been at 25 Northwest Point since April 2005.

25 Northwest Point is a 207,136 square foot, 10-story, Class A office property, conveniently located just south of the Northwest Toll way four-way interchange at Arlington Heights Road. Work has recently been completed on a new 3,235 Square Foot move-in ready spec suite. In addition, a bike-sharing program has been recently implemented allowing tenants to benefit from the 10.8 miles bike trails at the Busse Woods Forest Preserve located across the street from the building.

 

Bradford Allen Hires New General Manger, Promotes John Skalla to Director

Chicago, IL – Bradford Allen is pleased to announce that the firm has hired Don Wisinski as a new General Manger. Donald will be based out of the Oak Brook office and will be responsible for the company’s suburban management portfolio.

“Donald brings over 15 years real estate experience to Bradford Allen.” Said Roger Clark, President of Management Services. “His career has provided invaluable experience in operations, leasing, tenant services, vendor management and outstanding client satisfaction.”

Wisinski, a graduate of Illinois State University, previously worked as a Property Manager at Boxer Properties and as an Area Facilities Manager at Foresite Realty Partners. He is a licensed real estate broker and a member of the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA).

John Skalla, an Associate with Bradford Allen since early-2015 in the Downtown office has been promoted to Director. Skalla’s notable tenant rep transactions include the recently completed 29,000 square-foot Home Chef deal at the Wrigley building and the new flagship location for the fast-casual restaurant chain Vapiano in River North. Some landlord work has included representing 520 W Erie and 174 N Michigan. Before joining Bradford Allen, he worked with SC Group Real Estate and Avison Young. Skalla is a graduate of the University of Dayton.

“We could not be happier with John’s professional development and maturity,” Said Laurence Elbaum, Co-founder, and Principal. “ Since joining us two years ago, he has become and valued member of our team and continues to showcase a strong work-ethic and commitment to creating value for his clients.”

 

Bradford Allen Completes 15,180 SF Office Renewal at 153 W Ohio in Chicago

Chicago, IL – Bradford Allen is pleased to announce that Managing Director Andy DeMoss has completed a 15,180 square-foot lease renewal with Shapiro + Raj on behalf of the owners of 153 W Ohio. CBRE’s Meredith Soren-Freese and Dave Mahoney represented the tenant. Bradford Allen has been the exclusive leasing agent for the building since mid 2015.

Shapiro + Raj is a branding and marketing firm, offering a broad range of qualitative and quantitative research services. Founded in 1956, they specialize in focus groups and market research. Shapiro + Raj currently occupies the entire third and fourth floors of the property.

According to DeMoss, Shapiro + Raj’s need for a highly specialized space and the increasing popularity of the River North market led to the company to decide to remain at 153 W Ohio.

Constructed in 1900, 153 W Ohio is a 40,318 square-foot, heavy timber loft building, unique to the River North district.