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Monfort Companies, the developer of a build=to-suit Starbucks in Omaha, has sold the property

Baum Realty Completes 20 Retail Leases

Baum Realty Group wrapped up the third quarter with 20 closed retail transactions across the Chicago area. On the tenant side, Baum represented: 
• Starbucks in seven separate leases in Chicago and its suburbs;
• Chipotle at 4713-4715 W. Foster Ave. in Chicago; 
• Wingstop in Chicago, North Chicago and West Chicago;
• Currito at 1873 S. Randall Rd. in Geneva;
•  Cresco Labs at 1735-1741 E. Golf Rd. in Schaumburg; 
• and Liquor Barn at Hawthorn Hills Shopping Center in Vernon Hills.
On the landlord representation side, mainly private investors, Baum signed:
• Qdoba at 2202 N. Main St. in Wheaton;
• JenCare Senior Medical Center at 600-618 W. Sibley Blvd. in Dolton for Excess Space Retail Services;
• Doctors of Physical Therapy at 1215-1243 State St. in Lemont;
• Dollar Tree at Harlem Crossings in Frankfort;
• Companion Animal Hospital at Deerpath Commons in Lake Zurich, for Fidelity Group; 
• and Smallcakes at 17923-17929 S. Halsted St. in Homewood.

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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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