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|Circle Realty Advisors is looking to double its assets under management and is on its way with a new assignment to manage 98k SF of warehouse space in Schaumburg. Alissa Helgesen, here with Ken Kuchler, Lisa Mullaney, and Jean Meilinger, started the firm six years ago and has grown it to 3.5M SF of assets under management. Circle just moved into a new office in Rosemont and the team spent a lot of last year working on receiverships, which Jean says will continue to loom large throughout 2011 and recede by2012. As capital becomes available, Alissa hopes to see more buildings refinance and re-invest in management. The principals of Circle are alumni of big companies like Duke, Transwestern, and GE Capital. It provides a range of services—from due diligence to purchase to management and dispostion.|