Commercial Real Estate

Our specific areas of expertise include:

  • Acquisitions and dispositions
  • Leasing
  • Development and construction
  • Joint ventures and partnerships
  • Retail
  • Industrial
  • Office
  • Warehouse
  • Condominiums
  • Multi-family residential
  • Restaurants and hospitality
  • Short-sales, deed-in-lieu conveyances, workouts and restructurings

We have experience representing:

  • Investment funds, including REITs and pension funds
  • Developers
  • Landlords
  • Tenants
  • Property managers
  • Banks
  • Receivers
  • Not-for-profits
  • “Big box” retailers

We have handled transactions such as:

  • Representing a boutique real estate investment firm in the acquisition of the real estate assets of a bankrupt restaurant group located throughout the Chicagoland area and subsequent sales and leases of those assets
  • Representing a real estate investment firm based in Washington, D.C. in the acquisition of several retail units in a high-rise condominium building in the River East neighborhood in downtown Chicago, Illinois
  • Representing a large automotive vehicle fleet management company in the acquisition of a majority of commercial condominium units in a corporate office park in Gurnee, Illinois
  • Representing a large not-for-profit corporation in the acquisition of real estate to be used for the construction of a continuing care senior living campus in Deerfield, Illinois
  • Representing a partnership between several institutional real estate investment funds in the disposition of a series of golf course properties in various locations throughout the United States
  • Representing a joint venture developer in the development and sale to a “big-box” retailer of the anchor parcel of a shopping center in Deerfield, Illinois
  • Representing the developer of a high-end “lifestyle” center in Barrington, Illinois as landlord to retail users
  • Representing the court-appointed receiver in the lease of an industrial food- processing facility in Chicago, Illinois
  • Representing a publicly traded manufacturer of protective package materials as the tenant in all leasing matters in the United States, Canada and Mexico