Real Estate Directory Featured

8:00pm EDT September 25, 2009

CB Richard Ellis Inc.

311 S. Wacker Drive, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 935-1400
Jack E. Durburg
Executive managing director
CB Richard Ellis is a global leader in real estate services, providing diverse commercial real estate services for a full range of properties, including office, industrial, retail, multifamily and investment properties. Among CB Richard Ellis’ service lines are assets services, brokerage, capital markets, consulting, industrial services and project management.
Founded: 1906
Selected services
Asset services, brokerage, capital markets, development and investment, office services

Eastdil Secured LLC

111 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 3340
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 601-9000
Stephen J. Livaditis
Senior managing director
Eastdil Secured develops structures and marketing programs for property sales, debt placement, commercial and residential mortgage loans, structured finance advisory, and investment banking and private equity transactions. The firm’s services include large- and medium-sized commercial real estate transactions in office, hospitality, retail, industrial, land and mixed-use properties. Eastdil Secured has 12 U.S. offices.
Founded: 1967
Selected services
Investment property sales, debt placement, investment banking and private equity, mortgage loans, structured finance advising

Colliers Bennett & Kahnweiler Inc.

6250 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 698-8444
David R. Kahnweiler
Chairman and CEO
Colliers Bennett & Kahnweiler has become one of the leading real estate brokerage providers in the Chicago area. Colliers B&K offers a full range of real estate services, and in 2008, completed nearly 800 transactions worth $1.4 billion. The firm is a member of Colliers International, which has offices in 61 countries.
Founded: 1947
Selected services
Brokerage, investment services, corporate solutions, property and facility management, project management

Chicago Title Insurance Co. — Chicago Commercial Center

171 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 223-4222
Terry Hendrickson
Vice president and regional sales manager
For more than 160 years, Chicago Title has provided corporations and law firms with title insurance, escrow services and other real estate services that ensure the success of commercial real estate transactions. The company’s Chicago Commercial Center manages its largest, most complex transactions throughout Chicagoland and nationwide.
Founded: 1847
Selected services
Title insurance, escrow services, national construction escrow, UCC policies, international title insurance and escrow services

Cushman & Wakefield of Illinois Inc.

455 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive, Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 470-1800
Aaron Block
Senior managing director and branch manager
Cushman & Wakefield offers commercial real estate brokerage and services from 100 alliances offices in the U.S. Among the brokerage firm’s specializations are commercial real estate buying, selling, financing, leasing, managing and valuing, strategic planning, portfolio analysis, research, site selection, and other consulting. Cushman & Wakefield represent industrial, office, retail properties and others.
Founded: 1967
Selected services
Transaction services, client solutions, capital markets, valuation and advisory services, global consulting

Grubb & Ellis Co.

500 W. Monroe St., Suite 2900
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 698-6700
Shawn P. Mobley
Executive vice president and managing director
Grubb & Ellis Co. has two leading offices in the Chicago area that provide a wide range of corporate real estate services from brokerage to management and representation. Grubb & Ellis Co. is one of the larger commercial real estate services and investment companies in the world with more than 130 offices.
Founded: 1983
Selected services
Tenant representation, project management, corporate services, property management, leasing and investment sales

Holliday Fenoglio Fowler L.P.

200 W. Madison St., Suite 3650
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 528-3650
Matthew Lawton
Executive managing director
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler L.P. is one of the larger commercial real estate capital intermediaries in the U.S. The company, which deals with all property types, has six main business lines: debt placement, investment sales, private equity and corporate financing, structured finance, loan sales and loan servicing. Holliday Fenoglio Fowler has 17 U.S. offices.
Founded: 1997
Selected services
Debt placement, investment sales, equity and joint ventures, structured finance, loan sales

Jones Lang LaSalle

200 E. Randolph Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 782-5800
Daniel T. Ryan
Midwest market director
Jones Lang LaSalle, a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate services and investment management, has a worldwide presence with 750 locations in 60 countries. Among the firm’s more than two dozen services are facility management, investment management, project and development services, and tenant representation.
Founded: 1783
Selected services
Agency leasing, consulting, facility management, project and development, real estate investment banking

LandAmerica Commercial Services

10 S. LaSalle St., Suite 2500
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 558-1603
Lisa Metzler
Sales and account executive
LandAmerica Financial Group Inc. is a leading provider of real estate transaction services for residential, commercial and lender customers throughout the world. The company’s commercial services division provides economical pricing, transaction coordination, underwriting and escrow services among others. LandAmerica is structured to deliver smooth and timely closings of single and multilocation transactions.
Founded: 1991
Selected services
Property conditi on, commercial search, construction, title and escrow, zoning

MB Real Estate Services LLC

181 W. Madison, Suite 3900
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 726-1700
Peter E. Ricker
Chairman and CEO
MB Real Estate is a full-service real estate company that provides asset and facilities management, leasing, tenant representation, real estate development, project management and investment services. Headquartered in Chicago, MB Real Estate also serves clients from offices in New York City and Milwaukee and satellite offices throughout the Midwest and East Coast.
Founded: 1982
Selected services
Asset management and leasing, corporate services, development services, project services, investment services

Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services

8750 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.,
Suite 650
Chicago, IL 60631
(773) 867-1500
Gregory A. LaBerge
Regional manager
Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, a provider of investment and real estate brokerage services, is the largest firm in a group of real estate companies founded by the Marcus & Millichap Co. Among the firms specialty groups are hospitality, net leasing, retail, student housing, health care and land.
Founded: 1971
Selected services
Investment sales, financing, research, advisory services, specialty groups

Mid-America Asset Management Inc.

1 Parkview Plaza,
9th Floor
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 954-7300
Michael D. George
Mid-America Asset Management Inc. helps retail property owners optimize their income stream and gives advice and assistance on specific economic and operational goals of each property. The company is a division of Mid-America Real Estate Group, which also offers tenant representation, investment sales, project leasing, development services and urban services.
Founded: 1984
Selected services
Strategic planning, leasing, monthly reporting, market analysis, budgeting

NAI Hiffman

1 Oakbrook Terrace, Suite 600
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 932-1234
Dennis J. Hiffman
Chairman and CEO
NAI Hiffman is one of the larger full-service, privately owned real estate services firms in the Midwest. The firm serves the Chicago metropolitan region but has a global reach with its NAI affiliation. NAI Hiffman provides services for all property types, including industrial, office, retail and investment.
Founded: 1981
Selected services
Asset management, lender solutions, industrial services, office services, investment services

Studley Inc.

191 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 595-2900
John J. Goodman
Executive vice president and co-branch manager
Studley is a leading commercial real estate firm specializing in tenant representation. The company is 100 percent employee owned and has 19 offices throughout the U.S., London and Paris. Studley serves clients in more than a dozen fields through strategic services, transaction management, market demographic analysis, project management, national account services and financial services.
Founded: 1962
Selected services
Strategic services, transaction management, market demographic analysis, project management, financial services

Transwestern Commercial Services

200 W. Madison, Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 881-7000
Robert Bagguley
President, Midwest Region
Transwestern is a privately held, national commercial real estate firm that offers six lines of business: agency leasing, property and facility management, investment services, tenant advisory, development, and research. Transwestern serves clients through 25 offices across the U.S. The company is an industry leader in sustainability and green initiatives.
Founded: 1978
Selected services
Service lines, agency leasing, development, investment services, property management

UGL Equis

161 N. Clark St., Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 424-8000
David Montross
UGL Equis is a multidisciplinary corporate real estate services firm that caters to a variety of organizations, from Fortune 50 companies to government authorities to single location businesses. UGL Equis offers a full array of services, including an integrated service approach, transaction advisory, portfolio management and project services.
Founded: 1984
Selected services
Integrated service approach, transaction advisory, portfolio management, facility management, corporate finance