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Brown Commercial Group Arranges Elk Grove Industrial Lease

Brown Commercial Group negotiated a 75,072-square-foot, full-building industrial lease in Chicago’s O’Hare submarket. The lease will allow Masterpiece International to combine three locations into one, expand its space and improve efficiencies. 

VP of sales Jim Pietrarosso represented the New York City-based tenant, an international freight forwarder and logistics provider, in the move to 2601 Lively Blvd. in Elk Grove Village, IL. The tenant specializes in moving artwork, antiquities, and goods in the technology, life sciences, and energy sectors. 

“This was a challenging assignment due to the need to consolidate three locations into one in the O’Hare submarket, which has limited availability,” said Pietrarosso. “By evaluating their specific operational requirements, I identified buildings that can support their freight operations while also offering efficiencies that allow for combining the three locations.”

Sam Durkin and Phil Reiff of JLL represented the landlord, ML Realty Partners. 


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