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Deal Announcement: Lease Expansion and Extension for UChicago Medicine

Burr Ridge, IL | November 19, 2019

Andy Davidson & Jay Beadle represented UChicago Medicine on the expansion and extension of their 88,028 square foot lease at 150 and 180 Harvester Drive, Burr Ridge, Illinois.

MB Real Estate Represents Transportation One in HQ Relocation

Chicago, IL | November 15, 2019

MB Real Estate announced today that Craig McCaw, assistant vice president of Corporate Services, has completed a 22,160 square foot lease on behalf of Transportation One, LLC. The company is relocating several blocks north of its current office to 1315 N. North Branch on Chicago’s historic Goose Island neighborhood.

BRIGHT HORIZONS SIGNS 13,887 SF LEASE AT HARRISON SQUARE CHICAGO

Chicago, IL | November 01, 2019

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that child-care provider Bright Horizons is opening a 13,887 square foot center at 1835 W. Harrison St., the site of the Old Cook County Hospital currently undergoing a major redevelopment.

Richard J. Daley Center Earns BOMA 360 Building Performance Designation

Chicago, IL | October 21, 2019

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced that Richard J. Daley Center recently received the BOMA 360 Performance Building designation for demonstrating the highest standards of excellence in property management. This recognition is part of a Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) program that sets the standard worldwide for operational best practices in the commercial real estate industry. MBRE has provided property management services for the downtown Chicago high-rise for over 20 years that houses the nation’s largest courthouse.

Deal Announcement: New Lease for Freeport Financial

Chicago, IL | October 21, 2019

Craig McCaw represented Freeport Financial on their 5,979 square feet relocation and expansion at 200 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois.

Deal Announcement: New Lease for LulaFit

Chicago, IL | September 30, 2019

Nathan Miller and David Burkards represented LulaFit on their new lease of 5,935 square feet at 730 N Franklin Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Deal Announcement: Renewal/Contraction for True Partners Consulting

Chicago, IL | September 10, 2019

Kyle Robbins, Andy Davidson and David Burkards represented TruePartners Consulting on their renewal/contraction of 12,629 square feet at 225 West Wacker Street in Chicago, Illinois.

MB Real Estate Senior Executives, Hilco Redevelopment Partners and Origin Investments Announce the Acquisition of 549 W. Randolph

Chicago, IL | September 04, 2019

A joint venture that includes senior executives Kevin Purcell and Peter Westmeyer from MB Real Estate (MBRE), Hilco Redevelopment Partners, and Origin Investments, has acquired 549 W. Randolph in the West Loop. MB Real Estate will provide leasing and asset management services for the seven-story, 123,835-square-foot property.

MURPHY DEVELOPMENT GROUP EXPANDS PORTFOLIO WITH PURCHASE IN OAK BROOK

Oak Brook, IL | August 21, 2019

Murphy Development Group announced today that they closed on the purchase of 2122 York Road, a 131,591 square foot office building in Oak Brook, Illinois.

KRYSTA BAVLSIK NAMED CONNECT MEDIA NEXT GENERATION AWARD WINNER

Chicago, IL | August 19, 2019

MB Real Estate announced today that Executive Vice President of MBRE Healthcare Krysta Bavlsik received Connect Media’s Next Generation Award. This award recognizes young professionals who stand out for their talent, drive, and insight in all sectors of commercial estate.

ONE NORTH DEARBORN EARNS BOMA 360 BUILDING PERFORMANCE DESIGNATION

Chicago, IL | August 08, 2019

MB Real Estate announced that One North Dearborn recently received the BOMA 360 Performance Building designation for demonstrating the highest standards of excellence in property management. This recognition is part of a Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) program that sets the standard worldwide for operational best practices in the commercial real estate industry. MBRE provides property management services for the downtown Chicago office building.

ReviewTrackers Relocates and More than Doubles Office Space in Downtown Chicago

Chicago, IL | August 05, 2019

MB Real Estate announced today that ReviewTrackers is relocating operations to One North State Street in a move that will more than double the tech company’s footprint in downtown Chicago, bringing it to 25,147 SF. MBRE’s Assistant Vice President Craig McCaw represented ReviewTrackers in the deal. Shorenstein Properties LLC, an owner and operator of high-quality office, residential and mixed-use properties across the U.S., and current owner of the building, was represented by Sara Spicklemire and Kelsey Scheive of CBRE. ReviewTrackers was previously located in about 10,000 SF on West Ohio Street.

MB Real Estate's Patricia Aluisi and Krystal Kurinsky Named GlobeSt. Women of Influence

Chicago, IL | July 10, 2019

MB Real Estate announced today that COO & EVP Patricia Aluisi and SVP & General Manager Krystal Kurinsky were named GlobeSt. Women of Influence for their outstanding work and leadership. GlobeSt.’s Women of Influence celebrates women who drive the commercial real estate industry forward.

Deal Announcement: Renewal for Top 20 Pharma Company

Palo Alto, California | July 02, 2019

MB Real Estate is pleased to announce Kyle Robbins, Andrew Davidson, and David Burkards completed a 75,045 SF sublease renewal at 1050 Arastradero Rd. in Palo Alto, California on behalf of a Top 20 Global Pharmaceutical Company.

GODDESS AND THE BAKER TO OPEN NEW LOCATION AT 181 WEST MADISON

Chicago, IL | June 04, 2019

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced that President Kevin Purcell recently closed a deal with Chicago-based restaurant group Goddess and the Baker at 181 West Madison. The restaurant will be located on 181 West Madison’s ground floor in a 2,271 SF space and is slated to open in the 3rd Quarter of 2019. MBRE provides leasing and management services to the Class-A office building.

MB Real Estate Promotes Carolyn Carras to CFO

Chicago, IL | May 15, 2019

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced that it has promoted Carolyn Carras to Senior Vice President and CFO. In this capacity, Carolyn is responsible for financial operations of all third-party assets, including commercial office, healthcare, and government properties. Carolyn has also been appointed to the firm’s Executive Committee.

MB Real Estate’s Barbra Vidinich Participates in Fifth Great Cycle Challenge USA

Chicago, IL | April 26, 2019

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that Executive Assistant of MBRE Corporate Services and Project Services Barbra Vidinich is participating in the fifth Great Cycle Challenge USA benefiting the Children’s Cancer Research Fund (CCRF).

MB Real Estate Celebrates International Women's Day 2019

Chicago, IL | March 08, 2019

MB Real Estate (MBRE) is celebrating International Women’s Day 2019, as well as Women’s History Month, with a digital campaign dedicated to women in commercial real estate. The campaign is comprised of a content series spotlighting MBRE’s women professionals and their achievements, the issues working women continue to face in the industry and other trades, and the importance of diversity.

333 North Michigan Welcomes New Tenant Clarity Clinic

Chicago, IL | February 28, 2019

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that Karoline Eigel and Ellen Trager, of the company’s Leasing Services team, represented 333 North Michigan in a full-floor transaction for healthcare provider Clarity Clinic’s new downtown office.

Deal Announcement: Expansion for HCSC

Chicago, IL | February 13, 2019

Andrew Davidson, David Burkards, and Boris Yelyashov represented HCSC on a 63,786 square foot expansion for a total of 126,785 square feet at 200 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois.

Deal Announcement: New Lease for Coyote

Detroit, Michigan | February 13, 2019

David Burkards represented Coyote on their new lease of 58,192 square feet at The Assembly - 1700 W. Fort Street, Detroit, Michigan.

MURPHY DEVELOPMENT GROUP CLOSES ON PROPERTY AND SECURES LOAN FOR NEW FULTON MARKET OFFICE BUILDING, 318 N. CARPENTER

Chicago, IL | February 05, 2019

Murphy Development Group (MDG) announced today that they closed on the property and a construction loan to develop a new Fulton Market office building located at 318 N. Carpenter, directly across from Google’s Midwest headquarters.

CLASS-A OFFICE BUILDING 181 WEST MADISON EARNS LEED GOLD RECERTIFICATION

CHICAGO | January 07, 2019

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that 181 West Madison, a million square-foot, Class-A high-rise office building located in Chicago’s Central Business District, earned LEED Gold recertification.

Deal Announcement: Lease Renewal and Expansion for a Top 20 Global Pharmaceutical

Seattle, WA | December 13, 2018

Kyle Robbins, Andrew Davidson, and David Burkards represented a Top 20 Global Pharmaceutical Company on their renegotiation and expansion of 31,028 square feet at 3005 1st Avenue, Seattle, Washington.

WILLIAM A. TRUSZKOWSKI JOINS MB REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE TEAM

Chicago, IL | December 11, 2018

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that William “Bill” A. Truszkowski will join the firm’s brokerage team after the first of the year as a Senior Vice President & Managing Director for MBRE’s Leasing Services division. Bill has over 20 years of experience in Chicago commercial real estate and will, along with Mark Buth, direct activity for the division’s leasing portfolio.

MB Real Estate Represents PPM America in Lease Extenstion

Chicago, IL | December 10, 2018

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that members of their Corporate Services & Tenant Advisory team, Andrew Davidson, Jay Beadle, and Craig McCaw represented longtime client PPM America in a lease extension for their suburban office located at 300 N. Martingale Rd. in Schaumburg, Illinois.

Deal Announcement: Extension for Top 20 Pharma Company

Cambridge, Massachusetts | December 05, 2018

MB Real Estate is pleased to announce Kyle Robbins, Andrew Davidson, and David Burkards completed a 13,172 SF extension at 1030 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, Massachusetts on behalf of a Top 20 Global Pharmaceutical Company.

MB Real Estate Represents Owner in $2.6MM Property Sale

Chicago, IL | December 03, 2018

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that members of their Corporate Services & Tenant Advisory team, David Kimball and Jay Beadle, represented the longtime owner in the sale of a 20,000-square-foot loft building in Chicago’s Lincoln Square neighborhood. The building was sold to Jewish Council for Youth Services (JCYS) in partnership with Synergy Construction Group for $2.6MM.

Deal Announcement: Renewal for Top 20 Pharma Company

Markham, Ontario | November 13, 2018

Kyle Robbins, Andrew Davidson, and David Burkards represented a Top 20 Global Pharmaceutical Company on their renewed lease of 32,408 square feet at 675 Cochrane Drive, Markham, Ontario, Canada.

Deal Announcement: Assignment for WWEX

Chicago, IL | October 26, 2018

Boris Yelyashov and Elise O’Connor represented WWEX in an assignment of their space at 363 W Erie Street, Chicago, IL 60654.

Deal Announcement: New Lease for Chowly

Chicago, IL | September 21, 2018

Boris Yelyashov and Elise O’Connor represented Chowly in the lease of their space at 225 W Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606.

Deal Announcement: New Lease for HCSC

Chicago, IL | September 10, 2018

David Burkards, Andrew Davidson and Boris Yelyashov represented HCSC on their new lease of 62,999 square feet at 200 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois.

MB Real Estate Represents Transportation One in HQ Relocation

Chicago, IL | August 29, 2018

MB Real Estate (MBRE) is pleased to announce that Craig McCaw, assistant vice president of Corporate Services, has completed a 10,000 square foot lease on behalf of Transportation One, LLC at 770 North Halsted Street, just south of Chicago’s Goose Island neighborhood.

MURPHY DEVELOPMENT GROUP AND CIM GROUP HOSTS ARTIST SIGNING OF NEW MURAL FOR THE PARAGON CHICAGO

Chicago, IL | August 09, 2018

Murphy Development Group (MDG), along with their partner, CIM Group, will host an artist signing of a new mural, entitled The 1000 Wall, on Monday, August 13th. The signing will take place at one of MDG’s latest developments, The Paragon Chicago, a luxury apartment tower located at 1326 S. Michigan.

Coyote Logistics Extends Lease at Chicago HQ for a Total of 175K SF

Chicago, IL | July 27, 2018

MB Real Estate announced today that Coyote Logistics has signed a long-term lease extension for their Chicago headquarters, bringing the space’s total square footage to 175,000 square feet.

Deal Announcement: Extension and Expansion for Leahy

Glenview, IL | July 17, 2018

Kyle Robbins represented Leahy on their lease extension and expansion of 12,925 square feet at 2350 Ravine Way, Glenview, Illinois

MBRE EXPANDS ITS BROKERAGE TEAM WITH THREE NEW HIRES

Chicago, IL | June 25, 2018

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that it has recently added three members to its brokerage team. MBRE’s newest brokers, Ashley Harrison, Kayla Beljan, and Nathan Miller, were all hired in the last three months, a move that reflects the commercial real estate firm’s expanding footprint.

Murphy Development Group to Develop Cambria Hotels & Suites in Milwaukee

Chicago, IL | June 14, 2018

Murphy Development Group (MDG) announced today that the firm closed on a deal to develop a Cambria Hotels & Suites in downtown Milwaukee, marking the beginning of MDG’s newest hotel project.

Old Cook County Hospital Redevelopment Kicks Off with Ceremonial Groundbreaking

Chicago | June 12, 2018

Civic Health Development Group, along with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and a number of Chicago elected officials gathered for a ceremonial groundbreaking for the restoration and redevelopment of Old Cook County Hospital.

Deal Announcement: Lease Restructure for Logicalis

Downers Grove, IL | June 11, 2018

MB Real Estate is pleased to announce that Boris Yelyashav represented Logicalis on their lease restructure of 11,659 square feet at 3500 Lacey Road, Downers Grove, Illinois

Deal Announcement: Extension and Expansion for Top 20 Pharma Company - Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo, Brazil | June 06, 2018

MB Real Estate is pleased to announce Kyle Robbins, Andrew Davidson, and David Burkards completed a 16,000 SF headquarters expansion at Rochaverá Corporate Towers in São Paulo, Brazil on behalf of a Top 20 Global Pharmaceutical Company.

Chicago Jewish Day School Completes New 2.6 -Acre Campus in Irving Park

Chicago, IL | June 04, 2018

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today the completion of the Chicago Jewish Day School’s (CJDS) new 2.6-acre campus in Irving Park. MBRE’s Project Services team was hired by CJDS to oversee development of the campus, with VP Brian Toenjes as project lead. Reed Construction and Cannon Design were also hired to provide construction and architectural and design services, respectively. Completion of the new campus represents Phase 1 of the 62,000-square-foot development project.

Civic Health Development Group Closes Financing for Redevelopment of Old Cook County Hospital

Chicago, IL | May 25, 2018

MB Real Estate announced that Civic Health Development Group(CHDG)closed on the financing for the redevelopment of the Old Cook County Hospital. CHDG is led by Chicago-based developer, John T. Murphy of Murphy Development Group (MDG), and includes MBRE, Walsh Investors and Granite Companies.

Deal Announcement: Lease Renewal for Coyote Logistics - Knoxville

Knoxville, TN | April 30, 2018

David Burkards represented Coyote Logistics on their renewal of 9,131 square feet at 445 Gay Street, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Deal Announcement: Lease Renewal for Sonoma Partners

Chicago, IL | April 23, 2018

David Burkards represented Sonoma Partners on their renewal of 19,126 square feet at 525 W. Monroe St., Chicago, Illinois

MB REAL ESTATE BROKERS WIN SUBURBAN DEAL OF THE YEAR AWARD

Chicago, IL | March 26, 2018

Members of MBRE's Corporate Services team, Kyle Robbins, David Burkards, and Andy Davidson, have received the Commercial Brokers Association’s Suburban Deal of the Year award for their representation of Astellas in a two-part deal at 9 Technology Drive in Westborough, Massachusetts.

Deal Announcement: Lease Renewal for ReviewTrackers, Inc.

Chicago, IL | March 26, 2018

Craig McCaw represented ReviewTrackers, Inc. on their lease renewal of 9,400 square feet at 320 West Ohio Street in Chicago, Illinois.

Deal Announcement: Extension and Expansion for Coyote Logistics

Chicago, IL | March 26, 2018

David Burkards represented Coyote Logistics on their extension and expansion of 34,590 square feet at 1515 Wazee Street in Denver, Colorado.

Deal Announcement: New Lease for Wozniak Industries, Inc.

Schaumburg, IL | March 22, 2018

Kyle Robbins represented Wozniak Industries, Inc. on their new lease of 7,220 square feet at 1901 N. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, Illinois.

Deal Announcement: Lease Restructure for Greer, Burns, & Crain Ltd.

Chicago, IL | March 15, 2018

Boris Yelyashov, Andy Davidson, and Elise O'Connor represented Greer, Burns, & Crain Ltd on their lease restructure of 15,309 square feet at 300 South Wacker in Chicago, Illinois.

Civic Health Development Group, which includes John T. Murphy and MBRE, Move Forward with the Redevelopment of Old Cook County Hospital

Chicago, IL | February 14, 2018

The restoration and rehabilitation of Old Cook County Hospital has been turned over to a private development team, Civic Health Development Group (CHDG) with the execution of a long-term lease – a vital step in moving this highly anticipated project forward.

Deal Announcement: New Lease for Top 20 Pharma Company

Westborough, MA | February 13, 2018

MB Real Estate is pleased to announce that Kyle Robbins, Andrew Davidson, and David Burkards represented a top 20 global pharmaceutical company on a 250,813 SF lease transaction at 9 Technology Drive in Westborough, Massachusetts.

Deal Announcement: New Lease for ZipFit

Chicago, IL | February 07, 2018

MB Real Estate is pleased to announce that Kyle Robbins represented ZipFit on their new lease of 5,024 square feet at 832 W Superior in Chicago, Illinois.

CHICAGO LANDMARK INLAND STEEL BUILDING ACHIEVES LEED GOLD

Chicago, IL | January 29, 2018

The Inland Steel Building, located at 30 W. Monroe and owned by Capital Properties, received LEED Gold certification. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a program spearheaded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Vital Proteins Announces Lease of 37,353 SQ FT Headquarters with Retail Space at ASB and Madison Capital's Fulton Market Redevelopment

Chicago, IL | December 08, 2017

MB Real Estate represented building ownership, Madison Capital, in Vital Proteins' HQ relocation. The Chicago-based collagen and wellness company signed a 10-year lease for a permanent HQ at 939 W. Fulton Market.

Chicago Landmark 333 N. Michigan Receives Preservation Excellence Award

CHICAGO | November 13, 2017

The Wirtz Realty Corporation, owner of 333 North Michigan, and MB Real Estate (MBRE), the exclusive property management and leasing provider for 333 North Michigan, announced today that the building received the Chicago Landmark Award for Preservation Excellence for a $50 million renovation recently completed at the property.

MB Real Estate Expands And Extends QRM Headquarters at 181 W. Madison

CHICAGO | November 07, 2017

MB Real Estate Services Inc. (MBRE) announced today that Quantitative Risk Management, Inc. (QRM) has expanded and extended its global headquarters at 181 W. Madison in Chicago. QRM will now occupy 107,000 square feet, with the expansion of its lease by 17,700 square feet.

Inland Steel Adds Anish Kapoor's Blood Mirror Sculpture to its Collection

CHICAGO | October 31, 2017

Capital Properties and MB Real Estate (MBRE), the exclusive property management and leasing provider for the Inland Steel Building, located at 30 W. Monroe, announced that the building’s lobby is now home to artist Anish Kapoor’s piece, Blood Mirror.

1 N LaSalle Hosts Saving City Tails Launch Event

Chicago, IL | October 17, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that they are partnering with Chicago-based nonprofit Saving City Tails to host the nonprofit’s launch event, “Howl-O-Ween Pup Portraits,” on Thursday, October 26th, at One North LaSalle’s new tenant amenity floor, The Landmark.

Daley Plaza Now Open to Private Events

Chicago, IL | September 05, 2017

The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) and MB Real Estate (MBRE), the exclusive property management provider for Richard J. Daley Center, announced that Daley Plaza is now available for private and commercial events.

Murphy Development Group Closes Record-Breaking Hyatt Centric Sale

Chicago, IL | August 31, 2017

Murphy Development Group (MDG) announced that the sale of its 257-room Hyatt Centric the Loop Chicago Hotel to Germany-based Deka Immobilien has closed for $110 million as a long-term sale and leaseback agreement.

Brian Toenjes Promoted to VP

Chicago, IL | August 21, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that Brian Toenjes has been promoted to vice president of the Chicago-based real estate services firm’s Project Services department.

Michigan Plaza Earns LEED Platinum Green Building Certification

Chicago, IL | August 07, 2017

Michigan Plaza LLC, building ownership, and MB Real Estate (MBRE), the exclusive leasing and management company for Michigan Plaza, announced that Michigan Plaza, a two- building complex located at 205/225 North Michigan Avenue, has achieved LEED Platinum certification in the Existing Building Operations and Maintenance category as specified by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Deal Announcement: New Lease for Coyote Logistics

Atlanta, GA | July 18, 2017

David Burkards represented Coyote on their new lease of 48,000 square feet at 255 Ottley Drive, NE, Atlanta, Georgia.

Patricia Aluisi Promoted to COO

Chicago, IL | June 27, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that it has promoted Patricia Aluisi to Chief Operating Officer. She is responsible for overseeing operations and daily administration across all business lines, as well as helping lead the firm’s strategic initiatives for future growth.

MB Real Estate Completes Lease & Expansion for EnsembleIQ

Chicago | June 12, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced that Kyle Robbins and Boris Yelyashov of the firm’s Corporate Services & Tenant Advisory team completed a 19,800-square foot lease extension and expansion for EnsembleIQ’s headquarters office.

Eileen Flynn Promoted to CFO

Chicago | May 22, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced that it has promoted Eileen Flynn as its CFO.

David Martin Joins MBRE Healthcare

Chicago | May 01, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) Healthcare has named David Martin senior vice president of the firm’s development division.

Illinois Tollway and GEICO Remind Drivers to Use Safe Phone Zones at Six Oases

SCHILLER PARK | April 20, 2017

iStar Financial Inc., with the cooperation of the Illinois Tollway, introduces GEICO as the new sponsor of the Illinois Tollway oases "Safe Phone Zone" program. The oasis service plaza facilities are designated as Safe Phone Zones as part of a nationwide effort to reduce distracted driving by encouraging drivers to pull into safe, convenient locations to use their smartphones for calling, texting and accessing mobile apps.

MB Real Estate Completes Lease for the ACLU

Chicago | April 03, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced that David Burkards and Kyle Robbins of the firm’s Corporate Services & Tenant Advisory team completed a 13,000-square foot lease on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Illinois.

Taureaux Tavern to Open at 401 Financial Place

Chicago | March 28, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that WellDone Hospitality Group, a division of Chicago-based OrganicLife, LLC, signed a lease for 5,000 square feet at 401 Financial Place.

1 N LaSalle Debuts The Landmark, the New Amenity Floor

Chicago | March 09, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today the opening of One North LaSalle’s new, full-service amenity floor, The Landmark. Construction of The Landmark began in Fall of 2016, and the recently delivered space is now available for tenant use.

MB Real Estate Completes Lease for PPM America

Chicago | March 07, 2017

PPM America, Inc., a Chicago-based financial services firm with $108 billion in assets under management,* has renewed and expanded its office space commitment at 225 W. Wacker Drive in Chicago. PPM America leases space on behalf of itself and its affiliate, Jackson National Asset Management.

David Graff Named Executive Vice President of Project Services

Chicago | February 14, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that David Graff has been promoted to executive vice president of the Chicago-based real estate services firm’s Project Services division.

MB Real Estate Completes Lease for First Midwest Bank

Chicago | February 06, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) is pleased to announce that Andrew Davidson, Jay Beadle, and David Burkards of the firm’s Corporate Services & Tenant Advisory division have completed an 80,000 square foot lease on behalf of First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (First Midwest).

Kevin Purcell Named President of Leasing and Management

Chicago | January 25, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that Kevin Purcell has been named to serve as president of the Chicago-based real estate services firm’s Leasing and Management Services divisions.

Krystal Kurinsky awarded Property Manager of the Year by BOMA Chicago

Chicago | January 24, 2017

Krystal Kurinsky, senior vice president of MB Real Estate, was awarded Property Manager of the Year by the Chicago chapter of the Building Owners and Manager Association, BOMA. The event was held Thursday, January 19 at Chicago’s Hyatt Regency hotel.

MB Real Estate Appoints Four to Executive Committee

Chicago | January 13, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that Krysta Bavlsik, Eileen Flynn, Karoline Eigel and Suzanne Hendricks have been elected to the executive committee of the Chicago- based real estate services firm.

MBRE Represents Food Tech Startup Nurture Life in River North Lease

Chicago | January 09, 2017

MB Real Estate (MBRE) is pleased to announce that Craig McCaw, assistant vice president of Corporate Services, has completed an 8,000 square foot lease on behalf of Nurture Life at 358 W. Ontario Street, in Chicago’s River North neighborhood.

Krysta Bavlsik Named in Real Estate Forum’s 50 Under 40

Chicago | October 31, 2016

MB Real Estate (MBRE) congratulates MBRE Healthcare’s executive vice president, Krysta Bavlsik, for being named in Real Estate Forum’s 50 Under 40. The honor is given annually to the best and brightest professionals who are making great strides in commercial real estate and comprise the industry’s next set of leaders.

Michael Smolen Joins MB Real Estate's Project Services Team

Chicago | October 24, 2016

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that Michael Smolen has been selected to serve as a senior project manager for the Chicago-based real estate firm’s Project Services division.

Eigel Selected to Lead Marketing Division at MB Real Estate

Chicago | August 29, 2016

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that Karoline Eigel has been selected to serve as senior vice president and chief marketing officer for the Chicago-based real estate services firm.

MB Real Estate Awarded 939 W. Fulton Market Office Leasing Assignment

Chicago | August 05, 2016

MB Real Estate Services Inc. (MBRE) announced today that it has been awarded the office leasing assignment for 939 W. Fulton Market in Chicago’s Fulton Market. The property, located a half block east of Google’s new office site at 1K Fulton, is currently being redeveloped for mixed office and retail use, and will feature approximately 25,000 square feet of office on floors 2 and 3, a 6,000 square foot rooftop terrace, and 12,500 square feet of ground floor retail space.

MB Real Estate Expands Alzheimer's Association Lease at Michigan Plaza

Chicago | August 04, 2016

MB Real Estate Services Inc. (MBRE) announced today the expansion and extension of the Alzheimer’s Association lease at 225 N. Michigan Avenue (Michigan Plaza) in Chicago. A tenant since 2003, Alzheimer’s Association added 16,474 square feet to its previous 62,043 square foot commitment.

Trager Returns to MB Real Estate

Chicago | August 03, 2016

With over 15 years of experience and leasing over 2.5 million square feet in downtown Chicago, Ellen Trager returns to MB Real Estate (MBRE) after a 10 year hiatus.

Elise O'Connor Joins MB Real Estate's Corporate Services Team

Chicago | June 17, 2016

MB Real Estate Services Inc. (MBRE) is pleased to announce that Elise O’Connor has joined the firm’s Chicago office as an Associate on the Corporate Services & Tenant Advisory team.

MBRE Raises Awareness and Funds for Youth Charities

Chicago | June 13, 2016

MB Real Estate Services Inc. (MBRE) sponsored and helped organize awareness and fundraising events for two youth charities, Urban Initiatives (UI) and buildOn, over the last two weeks.

MB Real Estate Helps Raise $350,000 for the Headstrong Project

Chicago | June 02, 2016

Thousands of Chicago-area Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who report symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) just received a meaningful contribution to help alleviate the ongoing suffering from their service. At a recent fundraiser at the Chicago Cultural Center, more than 250 social and business leaders raised $350,000 in support of bringing The Headstrong Project’s service offerings to Chicago.

MBRE Represents Mediafly in Office Relocation and Expansion in Chicago

Chicago | May 20, 2016

MB Real Estate Services Inc. (MBRE) is pleased to announce that Vice President, Corporate Services, Kyle Robbins has completed a new 18,142 square foot lease on behalf of Mediafly at 150 N. Michigan Avenue in Chicago.

MBRE Celebrates Earth Day 2016 with Several Initiatives

Chicago | April 25, 2016

MB Real Estate Services Inc. (MBRE) celebrated Earth Day 2016 on Friday, April 22nd with several initiatives including portfolio-wide communications, a recycling drive and distributing seeded coasters. The firm’s Earth Day 2016 initiatives positively impacted an estimated 10,000 people.

March Madness Events at 181 W. Madison

Chicago | March 25, 2016

MB Real Estate Services Inc. (MBRE), property manager of 181 W. Madison in Chicago, hosted a series of March Madness events this month for building tenants including a free throw contest, a bracket tournament and NCAA viewing parties.

MB Real Estate's Project Services Team Announces New Hires and Promotion, Expands Services to Include In-House Workplace Strategy

Chicago | March 14, 2016

MB Real Estate Services Inc. (MBRE) is pleased to announce that the firm continues to expand its Project Services team with the addition of Senior Project Manager / Director of Workplace Strategy Marc Schwartz and Assistant Project Manager Shiuwah Lam. The team also recently promoted Daniel Aboutar to senior project manager.

Hilco Global and Senior Executives of MB Real Estate Announce Acquisition of Landmark Building - One North LaSalle

CHICAGO | March 04, 2016

A joint venture of Hilco Real Estate (HRE), a unit of Hilco Global, and two senior executives of MB Real Estate Services, Inc. (MBRE) announced today that they have acquired historic landmark tower One North LaSalle located in Chicago’s Central Loop.

MB Real Estate Represents Purchaser in 25,000 Square Foot Retail Purchase in the Northwest Surburbs of Chicago

Chicago | February 08, 2016

MB Real Estate (MBRE) is pleased to announce that the firm’s David Kimball, vice president and Jay Beadle, senior vice president represented the purchaser, a private family, in the $6.85 million purchase of Strawberry Hill Plaza, in Elk Grove Village, Illinois as part of a 1031 exchange.

MB Real Estate Represents ReviewTrackers in Relocation and Expansion in Chicago

Chicago | January 28, 2016

MB Real Estate (MBRE) is pleased to announce that the firm’s Craig A. McCaw, assistant vice president, has completed a new 10,000 square foot lease on behalf of ReviewTrackers at 320 W. Ohio Street in Chicago.

MB Real Estate Closes Sale of Lincoln Park Redevelopment Property

Chicago | January 22, 2016

MB Real Estate (MBRE) is pleased to announce that the firm’s David Kimball, vice president and Jay Beadle, senior vice president recently completed the $10.6 million sale of a 90,000 square foot brick and timber loft building at 2065 N. Southport in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood on behalf of property ownership, Maclee Chemical Company.

MB Real Estate Promotes Leasing Services' Team Members Bertrand and Scheive

Chicago

MB Real Estate Services Inc. (MBRE) announced today the promotion of two Leasing Services’ team members: Kathleen Bertrand and Kelsey Scheive.