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Bradford Allen Adds New Leasing Assignment at 142 E Ontario

Chicago, IL – Daniel Fernitz, Executive Managing Director of Agency Services, is pleased to announce that Bradford Allen has recently been appointed the exclusive leasing agent for 142 E Ontario in Chicago by the American Osteopathic Association. Managing Director Andy DeMoss and Director Matt Wright will be the leasing agents for the 137,050 SF office building.

Built in 1986, this 18-story contemporary office building, with an average floorplate of 7,510 RSF is 82% leased. Many floors feature private balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows which offer spectacular views of Michigan Avenue. A combination of full floors and individual suites are available at relatively modest prices given the quality of the location.

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to represent the American Osteopathic Association as their leasing agents for this well-positioned property,” said Fernitz.


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.”


Bradford Allen promotes Ryan Moen to Managing Director

Chicago, IL – Jeffrey Bernstein & Laurence Elbaum, Co-founders of Bradford Allen are pleased to announce that Ryan Moen has been promoted to Managing Director. Ryan joined the company in 2009 and has consistently grown through the ranks. Over the years Ryan has expanded his Landlord representation portfolio and currently represents 19 buildings with a total RBA of over two million SF, including 220 Remington Boulevard in Bolingbrook and 4245 Meridian Parkway in Aurora.

Some of Ryan’s notable transactions include: representing Indeavor Development at 220 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook, in its new lease with S&S Activewear for 28,746 square feet; representing UBS Global Asset Management at 4245 Meridian Parkway, Aurora, in it’s renewal with Hartford Fire Insurance for 71,000 square feet and a 25,000 square foot lease with Sedgwick Claims Management as well. Most recently at this property, Ryan completed a long-term lease renewal with INEOS Styrolution for 22,000 square feet. Prior to joining Bradford Allen, Ryan worked for a nationwide real estate developer dedicated to redeveloping underutilized properties through public/private partnerships.

“We could not be happier with Ryan’s career growth and achievements,” said Laurence Elbaum, Co-founder. “From day one, he has exemplified the high level of professionalism, and possessed the moral and ethical character we value at Bradford Allen.”

Ryan is a graduate of the University of Illinois and lives in Geneva, Illinois, with his wife and two children.


Jonathan Seeley joins Bradford Allen as a Managing Director

Chicago, IL – Laurence Elbaum, Principal of Bradford Allen is pleased to announce that Jonathan Seeley has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Seeley, a 30-year Office Tenant Representation veteran of the commercial real estate industry, is based in the firm’s Downtown office. Prior to joining Bradford Allen, Seeley was a Vice President of Brokerage at Cushman & Wakefield and DTZ prior to their merger and a Managing Director at Studley before that.

Seeley primarily represents tenants and serves clients in the not-for-profit, financial services, legal, technology, and telecommunications industries. He also has previous experience representing institutional owners and investors in the acquisition and disposition of investment properties.

Seeley earned his MBA with a concentration in marketing and finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis

“Jonathan is an extremely well-respected veteran of the Chicago brokerage community, and we are very excited to welcome Jonathan to the BA team,” said Elbaum.