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Lee IL Handles Pair of Retail Sales in Northwest Suburbs

 Lee & Associates Illinois recently negotiated two retail property sales in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. Both deals were handled by principal Rock Scardino. 

Scardino represented the seller, Abbott Land, in a $1-million sale of a 2.9-acre retail landsite at the Southwind Business Park in Bartlett, IL. Buyer Ricky Patel represented himself. A neighborhood convenience center is planned with a boutique grocery anchor. Leasing will be handled by Rick Scardino and Michael Petrik. 

Scardino also negotiated a $725,000 sale of an 8,870-square-foot day care center at 290 Memorial Ct. in Crystal Lake, IL. He represented the buyer, The Learning Hills Childcare & Preschool (TLHCP). Heather Schweitzer of Premier Commercial Real Estate represented the seller, James & Annie, LLC.  

This will be the second location for TLHCP after opening its Lake In The Hills, IL facility in 2021, also represented by Scardino. 


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About Paul Bubny

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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