Filson to open high-end outerwear store — first in Illinois — at former Russell’s site in downtown Naperville

Filson, a company that makes high-end outerwear, clothing and bags, has leased for a portion of the new building going up at the downtown Naperville site once occupied by Russell’s Dry Cleaners. The building at Main Street and Jefferson Avenue is still under construction but should be finished this summer, said Nathan Tonnies, principal with Metro…

Adventure park coming to former Tony’s location

Another large former retail location in North Riverside will be transformed into a family adventure/entertainment complex tentatively slated for opening in early 2020. Urban Air Adventure Park will take over the former Tony’s Finer Foods space at 7401 25th St. in the North Riverside Park Plaza shopping center, bringing a host of active recreation options…

Nathan Tonnies arranges Lease bringing Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ to Downtown Naperville

Naperville, IL (May 14, 2019) – Nathan Tonnies (Principal), of Metro Commercial Real Estate, recently represented the Landlord in the leasing of 4,567 Square Feet to Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ at Washington Corners; located at 47 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville, Illinois. Gyu-Kaku joins Barnes & Noble and the newly opened Fat Rosie’s Taco and Tequila Bar…

Lincoln Park Intersection Dealt Another Blow as Longtime Bar Closes After 35 Years

After 35 years of college sports, bar food, and drinks until 4 a.m., Gamekeepers Tavern & Grill has closed at the corner of Lincoln, Sedgwick, and Armitage. The bar’s last night was Saturday at 345 W. Armitage Avenue in Lincoln Park. The closure leaves another high-profile vacancy at the six-corner intersection which saw Stanley’s Kitchen & Tap close last…

‘Artsy Lofts’ Now Renting For $2-$3K In Logan Square Bank Building After Neighbors Rejected Double Door Plan

The 1920s-era former Logan Square Trust & Savings Bank building has been converted into “artsy” lofts, which are now available to rent for between $2,200 – $3,100 per month. Local developer New Era Chicago carved out six apartments — four two-bedroom units and two one-bedroom units — on the upper floors and retail space on…

Popular Milwaukee Coffee Roaster Unveils Breezy Wicker Park Flagship

Just in time for Saturday’s snow forecast, Colectivo Coffee, the Milwaukee company that arrived in Chicago two years ago has opened a Wicker Park location with plenty of outdoor seating. There’s a ground-floor patio and a breezy area from the second-floor perch at the northeast corner of Damen and Division at 1211 N. Damen Avenue. This…

My Salon Suite opens in Palatine

National salon suite franchise My Salon Suite has opened a new location at 220 N. Smith St., Suite 117 in Palatine. The Palatine My Salon Suite includes a collection of private, spacious suites for a variety of health and beauty professionals. The new location is more than 4,588 square feet with 25 individual luxury salon…

Metro Receives Multiple 2018 Power Broker Awards from CoStar

Highland Park, IL (March 19, 2019) – Metro Commercial Real Estate is pleased to announce that three (3) brokers received the 2018 Top Retail Leasing Power Broker TM Award by CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Gary Greenfield (Principal), Steven Baer (Principal) and Robert…

Metro brings Guanajuato to The Quentin Collection

Kildeer, IL (February 12, 2019) – Steven Baer (Principal) and Sharon Bar-Shalom (Associate Broker), of Metro Commercial Real Estate, recently represented Guanajuato Contemporary Mexican & Tequila Bar in the leasing of 2,315 Square Feet at The Quentin Collection; located at 20771 N Rand Road in Kildeer, Illinois. Guanajuato joins tenants Best Buy, Stein Mart, PetSmart,…

Metro Arranges Two New MY SALON Suite Leases

Chicago, IL (January 31, 2019) – Metro Commercial Real Estate is pleased to announce the leasing of two new locations for MY SALON Suite in the Chicagoland Market. Steven Baer (Principal) and Sharon Bar-Shalom (Associate Broker), of Metro Commercial Real Estate, recently represented MY SALON Suite in the leasing of two spaces in Glenview, Illinois…

Lockport looks to get first car dealership

Lockport is working toward an agreement to bring its first car dealership to the city. The City Council’s Committee of the Whole was presented with an economic incentive agreement Wednesday to bring a Jeep showroom and full-service Chrysler-Dodge-Ram dealership to the 80-acre retail center along 159th Street and Interstate 355. The city already has parallel…

New Skechers Outlet Opens In Evergreen Plaza

California-based shoe retailer Skechers USA has opened a new store in Evergreen Plaza. A village official said the store opened last week but has not yet reached out to plan a ribbon-cutting for a grand opening. The new Skechers retail store opened last week at 9580 South Western Ave. Patch // Lorraine Swanson // View the Full Article