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Urban Innovations Finalizes Six Leases in River North

Urban Innovations recently signed six new or renewing leases in downtown’s River North neighborhood. Aaron Zaretsky and Candice Murphy of Urban Innovations represented ownership on all six transactions, which included:

• Azimuth, an employment agency, renewed in a different 1,003-square-foot suite in 325 W. Huron, represented by CBRE’s Brian McDonnell. 

• Capital Source Group signed a 1,083-square-foot new lease in 440 N. Wells. Jonathan Zimmerman from InCommercial Property Group represented the capital procurement firm.

• CDL 1000 Inc. signed a 2,925-square-foot lease at 212 W. Superior. The supply-chain logistics company was represented by Colliers International’s Lois Durkin. 

• Investment firm Project One Capital leased 1,465 square feet at 444 N. Wells, also represented by Durkin.

• Aflac agency Rockwell & Associates signed a 5,000-square-foot new lease in 325 W. Huron, represented by North Park Realty’s Eric Turrin.  

• The National Anti-Vivisection Society leased 2,566 square feet at 444 N. Wells, represented by @Properties Commercial’s Larry Cohn.


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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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