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Avison Young Reps U.S. Realty in Quartet of Leases
Avison Young has negotiated multiple long-term leases at 332 S. Michigan Ave. in the Loop. Landlord U.S. Realty, Inc. was represented in all four deals by Avison Young’s Konstantine Sepsis, a principal based in the firm’s Chicago office.
The following leases were secured at this location.
· Immigration law firm Kempster, Corcoran, Quinceno & Lenz-Calvo, Ltd. expanded its 332 S. Michigan presence and was represented by Dan Arends of Colliers.
· Rich Mentality, in its first downtown office, was self-represented in house by Dessi Turner.
· Architectural engineering, planning and design firm GRāEF was represented by Justin Hucek of CBRE.
· Testing service PSI was represented by Brady Wolfe of CBRE
“Chicago is an efficient economic powerhouse and a leader in key industries,” said Sepsis. “All of these companies will enjoy the strong demographic base situated right in the heart of the Loop.”
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Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).