Tag: Lake Zurich

Big Mistakes to avoid Investing in CRE

Here is a list of 25 possible mis-steps when you are considering investments in commercial real estate. How about number one, buying properties with low cap rates, seems like a no brainer, however, when you are buying a property that has an existing 10+ year lease and established tenant(s), low cap rates still trump CD …

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PIPs in Chicago Another Positive Indicator

PIPs Motivating Hotel Owners to Sell – Daily News Article Hotel ownerships finally putting their property improvement plans into action, another good sign.. http://buff.ly/1yRPNpc

Chicago is that the sound of money?

Ok so 8.3 million cars at .40/toll equals $3,200,000 opps, forgot rates went up since I use Ipass, how about at .90/toll, where does this money go? Guess which day Illinois roads will be most packed this Thanksgiving Illinois Tollway officials expect a total of 8.3 million vehicles to travel its 286 miles of roadways …

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Ok so you don’t want to pay $16.50/SF for Rents!

How about Chicago Mag Mile tenants paying $400+ per square foot for prime retail. Sound high, try $3,500/sf on 5th Ave. New York. We all realize its relative to where your business is yet sometimes we forget what deals are in the suburbs, where many of these stores sell the same goods found at the …

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Add a little competition and it becomes fun!

Chicago tech startup Matchup.io gets $800,000 to tackle employee fitness – John Pletz Technology Blog – Crain’s Chicago Business http://buff.ly/1xl1ar7

Industrial Markest Showing Positive Signs

More indications the Industrial markets are coming back, increased deal flow and some areas Cap Rates are declining, meaning prices are going up… http://www.globest.com/news/12_983/chicago/industrial/CCIM-Industrial-Activity-Picks-Up-in-3Q-352317.html?ET=globest:e44774:809650a:&st=email&s=&cmp=gst:Chicago_AM_20141110:editorial

Best Steaks In Town…

So anyone who has ever been to a restaurant with me always asks why I don’t order the steak since I love steak. My answer is always because I make a better steak than they will…however, the following article lists those places I WOULD order from and a couple more I would add to the …

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Proof the Housing Market is Recovering

This article points out even though sales declined, prices have slowly risen, indicating the inventory glut of homes is drying up. Numbers being down could reflect the decrease in investor purchases and now getting back to more normal with home owners buying/selling. Now question is will the banks cooperate…what do you think. Proof…

Rising Rents? Lake Zurich, Lake County areas?

Recent article about projected rent increases due to lack of supply. Some classes such as apartments continue to see increases, yet others, are somewhat flat. Like the weather, real estate is local market driven and around here Lake Zurich, Barrington, where vacancy rates are around 5% for Industrial, we are seeing rent increases per square …

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SOLD: 725 N Rand

AerialViewRandRd Lake Zurich Land For Sale 725 N Rand Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60047 Price: $149,000 .76 ac   Highlights $4.50 PSF Excellent Traffic Counts Development Opportunity Adjacent 2.88 acre available for 3.6 acre total 149ft frontage, 550ft w/adjacent Population: 1mi. 5k, 3mi. 21k, 5mi. 59k Ave. Income: 1mi. $121k Future Retail/Office/Mixed Use Nearby Walgreens, Kohl’s, …

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