Lee & Associates of Illinois Negotiates 10-Year Industrial Lease in Bloomingdale

BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. - February 26, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- & Associates, the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firm in the country, has negotiated a 10-year, $5 million lease for a 110,063-square-foot industrial property located at 171 Covington Drive in Bloomingdale, Ill.

Lee & Associates Illinois Hires Terry Grapenthin As Principal

CHICAGO - February 20, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firm in the country, has announced that Terry Grapenthin, a 13 year veteran who specializes in industrial brokerage, has joined the firm’s Illinois office as a principal

Pircher, Nichols & Meeks Hires Susan Kim As Of Counsel

CHICAGO - February 4, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, a national real estate law firm with offices in Chicago and Los Angeles, announced that Susan Kim has joined the firm as an of counsel member in the Chicago office. Ms. Kim has a diverse law background, which includes experience in both the public and private sectors

Lee & Associates Illinois Promotes Rick Scardino to Principal

CHICAGO - January 29, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rick Scardino, a 26 year veteran who founded the Retail Division of Lee & Associates’ Illinois office in 2010, has been promoted to principal, the firm has announced.

Lee & Associates Names James Planey Recipient of Leaders of Lee Award

CHICAGO - December 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- In recognition of 39 years of excellence in real estate, James Planey, SIOR, principal at Lee & Associates Illinois, was the one of the recipients of the 2013 Leaders of Lee award at the Lee broker’s summit, which was held recently in Las Vegas. The award was created to give recognition to those who have made exceptional contributions to the firm and the industry, as a whole

Lee & Associates Negotiates $9.16 Million Gold’s Gym-Gurnee Facility Sale in Illinois

GURNEE, Ill. - December 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, one of the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firms in the country, has negotiated a $9.16 million sale involving a former Gold’s Gym facility.


Investigation by CHA and HUD Inspectors General ends with guilty plea...

The Chicago Housing Authority will receive restitution for money stolen by a former contractor and her husband after the pair pleaded guilty to stealing funds intended for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, a crime that was exposed following an investigation by the CHA’s Office of the Inspector General.


Make Your Garage Door Quieter

How to Make Your Garage Door Quieter

Did you know that the structural noise from a garage can be anywhere from 5 decibels to 20 decibels above the background noise levels? And if you are wondering how much change would a 20-decibel increase make, then consider this – with a rise of 20 decibels, the sound energy increases by a factor of 100!