Monthly Archives: February 2018

Bradford Allen Adds 2 New Leasing Assignments

Chicago, IL – Daniel Fernitz, Executive Managing Director of Agency Services, is pleased to announce that Bradford Allen has been appointed the exclusive leasing agent for two properties, one in Northbrook and one in Park Ridge.

Bradford Allen has been hired to represent 1200 Shermer Road in Northbrook. Dan Fernitz will be the leasing agent for the 80,811 SF office building. Built in 1982 this four-story property is well positioned close to both I-294 and I-94 and is within walking distance to downtown Northbrook and the Northbrook Metra station. Renovations to the common areas, restrooms, and conference facility are currently underway.

Additionally, Bradford Allen has been hired to represent 1300 Higgins Road in Park Ridge. Senior Managing Director Joel Berger will be the leasing agent for the 95,600 SF office building. Built in 1987 and located just off the 4-way interchange of Cumberland Avenue and I-90. Recent renovations include a new plaza, updated restrooms, heated garage, conferencing center, and mini market. With a great location, the O’Hare Corporate Center is a three-story atrium building with an abundance of natural light, walking distance to the CTA Blue Line, restaurants, and the new Marianos.

“We are excited to be working with these two local Owners to provide a high level of touch and attention to their Properties,” said Fernitz. “These Owners recognize the value of an entrepreneurial, project-focused Agent as a part of their team.”


Bradford Allen Completes New 15,720 SF Lease for Foley & Mansfield

Chicago, IL – Bradford Allen is pleased to announce that Principal and Executive Managing Director Ben Azulay has completed a 10-year lease for Foley & Mansfield at 70 W Madison Street in Chicago. Foley & Mansfield will occupy 15,720 square-feet, relocating from 55 W Monroe Street. Cushman & Wakefield’s Matt Lerner and Jack McKinney Jr. represented Ownership (Hearn & Co.) in the transaction.

Foley & Mansfield is a national defense law firm with approximately 160 attorneys in 13 offices from coast to coast, providing legal expertise, creative solutions and extensive trial experience across multiple jurisdictions.

Built in 1981, 70 W Madison is a 57-story, 1.4million SF office tower, formerly known as Three First National Plaza. Purchased by Hearn & Co. in November of 2016, 70 West Madison underwent extensive renovations including a full elevator modernization, facade renovation, atrium, entry & lobby enhancements, roof and HVAC replacements, common corridor upgrades, a fitness center renovation and the creation of an exclusive mezzanine level “c-suite” tenant lounge.

“It was important for Foley and Mansfield to maintain a central downtown location,” said Azulay. “This space had excellent existing Law Firm conditions, which could accommodate the tenants expansion needs, with only minor modifications.”