|Total Sweeteners has renewed and expanded its HQ lease to 20k SF at the Higgins Centre in Des Plaines.|
|Cushman & Wakefield's Douglas Shehan, senior director for Illinois. repped the building's owner, a large institutional investor from Australia, Real Estate Capital Partners. The tenant was repped by Tenant Advisors' David Ven Horst.|
Adam Marshall has achieved the CCIM designation. A senior associate at NAI Hiffman specializing in industrial real estate, Adam has worked in CRE since 2003. He represents private companies, owners, institutions, investors and developers.
ML Realty Partners' Renee Hofman has been promoted to marketing manager. Her primary responsibilities will be marketing, advertising, public relations and event organization for the company and its CRE portfolio. Hofman joined ML Realty Partners in 2001.
Eric Johnstone has been promoted at Sperry Van Ness to senior advisor. Prior to joining SVN he was a top sales producer at Jameson Realty, where he worked for nearly 10 years and completed about $200M dollars in sales.
Design and Construction News
Krusinski Construction Co. is building out a 13k SF space for the GSA at 5100 N. River Rd. in Schiller Park. The building is owned by RREEF. Reitan Architects served as the project architect.
The Missner Group has been selected as the general contractor for the renovation of the Mercedes Benz-Autohaus on Edens at 1600 Frontage Rd. in Northbrook. The Autohaus on Edens building will undergo a complete corporate identity renovation featuring a new client lounge, showroom, sales area, and interior offices. Exterior renovations will include the addition of a new vestibule, sun screens and updated finishes. Glen Missner is the principal overseeing the project and Jess Knigge is the firm's senior project manager.Eckehoff Saunders Architects and Manhard Consulting are providing architectural and engineering services.
Reed Constructio n has completed a 7k SF build out at 500 N. Michigan Ave. on behalf of Symmetri Marketing Group. Reed was hired by Zeller Realty Group, property manager of the 24-story Magnificent Mile high-rise, to complete the tenant improvements.
Champion Realty Advisors has completed an industrial lease for TGI Systems Corp. for 20k SF at Moore Industrial Park at 7431-33 W. 90th Ave. in Bridgeview. Champions' Michael Bader repped the tenant, while the landlord, AF Moore & Associates, was repped in-house by Jeff Koenig.
Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada has retained Bradford Allen Realty Services as exclusive leasing agent for its office acquisition at 29 North Wacker D. Sun Life recently closed on the purchase of the 129k SF building from Intercontinental Real Estate Corp. The 39-year-old building was designed by A. Epstein and Sons.
JLL's Kurt Sarbaugh, Robin Stolberg, and Kris Bjorson repped Midland Paper Co. in its lease of 81k SF industrial space at 363 N. Third Ave. in Des Plaines. Colliers Bennett & Kahnweiler's Jonathan Kohn and Tom Rodeno repped the landlord, ProLogis.
Tegrant Diversified Brands signed a long-term lease renewal and expansion for 44k SF at Commerce Point in Arlington Heights. NAI Hiffman's Michael Flynn and Jason Wurtz, repped the owner,Premises Management. Grubb & Ellis repped Tegrant.
Paine/Wetzel Â· ONCOR International has completed a 44k SF transaction for Comcast at 1585 N. Waukegan Rd. in Waukegan. Paine/Wetzel's Whit Heitman and Samuel Badger Jr. represented the landlord, Prudential.