Nathan Tonnies arranges Lease bringing Cinnaholic to Downtown Naperville

Naperville, IL (October 9, 2019) – Nathan Tonnies (Principal), of Metro Commercial Real Estate, recently represented the Landlord in the leasing of space to Cinnaholic at 41 W Jefferson Ave in Downtown Naperville, Illinois. Formerly occupied by Russell’s Dry Cleaners, the newly redeveloped building at the intersection of Main and Jefferson is now fully leased…

This Week’s Chicago Deal Sheet

Lincoln Common, a 6-acre mixed-use complex on the former site of Children’s Memorial Hospital developed by McCaffery Interests and Hines, has a new set of retail tenants. Dearborn Denim & Apparel, Blowout Junkie, Pharmaca and Verve Wine join the growing roster of Lincoln Common retailers, including Equinox, Velvet Taco, Philz Coffee, Athletico, Compass, Play2Day and…

New! Kids Empire Indoor Playground in Villa Park

Kids Empire is a brand new, indoor play place in Villa Park that just opened on August 24, 2019. They hosted my family to play for the day and check out their expansive new playground. If you’re looking for a place for your child to burn off energy, or somewhere to go on a rainy…

Chase Bank, Kid’s Empire Coming To Golf Mill

Two new developments are expected to open as outlot buildings at Golf Mill Shopping Center in Niles: a Chase Bank branch and Kids Empire, an indoor children’s party and play business… …Niles Economic Development Coordinator Ross Klicker said Kids Empire would take over the former Lucky McGee’s building at Church Street and Greenwood on the…

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…