Nathan Tonnies arranges lease that brings Portillo’s to Champaign

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Champaign, IL (December 14, 2016)Nathan Tonnies, of Metro Commercial Real Estate, and Tim Harrington, of CBCDR, recently represented the landlord in the leasing of a 9,934 square-foot building to Portillo’s Hot Dogs at 2306 N Prospect Avenue in Champaign, Illinois.

This will be the first location for Portillo’s in central Illinois and their 39th location in Illinois.

About Metro Commercial Real Estate
Metro Commercial Real Estate is a principal – based commercial real estate firm whose mission is to provide a high level of personal service combined with state-of-the-art technology to accommodate the complex need of its select group of retailers, developers, and retail property owners. As one of the industry’s leaders in product leasing and tenant representation, Metro’s seasoned corps of professionals have secured more than ten million square feet for regional and national retailers.

About Coldwell Banker Commercial Devonshire Realty (CBCDR)
Since 1977 Devonshire Realty has been a leader in the central Illinois real estate market. In 1999, Devonshire Realty established a national presence via an affiliation with Coldwell Banker Commercial. Since that time, Coldwell Banker Commercial Devonshire Realty (CBCDR) has been the largest commercial brokerage firm in downstate Illinois with offices in Champaign, Peoria and Springfield. These three offices serve more than 100 communities in central Illinois with the support of more than 3,000 Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliates nationwide. As a leader in the central Illinois area, Coldwell Banker Commercial Devonshire Realty is recognized as both a high quality developer and a premiere provider of commercial services consisting of brokerage, development, and property management. This range of expertise is unique in the commercial real estate industry and establishes Coldwell Banker Commercial Devonshire Realty as a valued partner.

About Portillo’s Hot Dogs, LLC
In 1963, Dick Portillo invested $1,100 into a small trailer to open the first Portillo’s hot dog stand in Villa Park, IL, which he called “The Dog House.” 52 years later, Portillo’s has grown to include restaurants in 39 locations across 4 states. Portillo’s is best known for its Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches, char-grilled burgers, fresh salads, and famous chocolate cake. The Portillo’s brand also includes Barnelli’s restaurants that serve award-winning ribs, pastas with homemade sauces, and fresh sandwiches, soups, and salads. Portillo’s ships food to all 50 states via Portillo’s Home Kitchen is the company’s fast-growing catering business.


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