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Veteran industrial real estate broker Noel Liston has launched a new brokerage firm, Core Industrial, headquartered in Oak Brook, IL

Veteran Broker Noel Liston Establishes New Firm

Core Industrial Realty is a new industrial brokerage firm founded in December 2022 by Noel S. Liston who is joined at Core by industrial brokers Nick Krejci, Matthew Lee and Parker Ray.

Collectively, Core Industrial Realty’s team claims more than 40 years of experience in industrial real estate brokerage and has completed more than $3 billion worth of transactions throughout the Midwest. Core Industrial Realty is located in Oak Brook, IL. 

“Industrial real estate brokerage has always been a long term, relationship-oriented endeavor,” said Liston, who has been in the business since 1995.  “Core Industrial will perfect these relationships over time and grow through selective broker additions.” 

The team of brokers all previously worked together at a Chicago-area brokerage firm. With its specialized focus in the sector, Core Industrial Realty’s goal is to become a prominent resource for the greater industrial real estate community. 


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