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101 Top Illinois Real Estate Startups & Companies

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Illinois based Real Estate companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Real Estate industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Illinois Real Estate Startups

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Smartz

Smartz

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Simplifying Property Management.

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Jones Lang LaSalle

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Jones Lang LaSalle, a financial and professional services firm, specializes in commercial real estate services and investment management.

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Obie

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Obie is an insurtech startup that offers insurance and risk management for real estate investors.

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NestEgg

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NestEgg is a real estate company that helps independent real estate investors create wealth by streamlining the property management process.

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Avail

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Avail provides a platform containing tools and resources that help streamline the landlord/tenant relationship.

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JLL Income Property Trust

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JLL IPT is an institutionally managed REIT that owns and manages a diversified portfolio of office, retail, industrial & apartment estates.

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Retail Properties Of America

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Retail Properties Of America is a high quality, strategically real estate company located in Oak Brook.

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Independence Realty Trust Inc

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Independence Realty Trust is a publicly traded REIT that owns and manages communities containing more than 17,000 apartment homes.

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Renovo Financial

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Renovo is the premier provider of financial and strategic support for real estate investors

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Groundbreaker

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Groundbreaker offers an all-in-one real estate investment software to automate fundraising, investment management, and investor relations.

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Inhabitr

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Inhabitr is a furniture rental platform that lets users rent furniture at an affordable price.

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Terrazzo & Marble Supply Companies

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Terrazzo & Marble Supply Companies is a building materials company that provides flooring supplies and marble countertops.

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FRA Trust

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FRA Trust is a consulting firm that provides real estate planning services for various clients.

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2020 Foresight

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2020 Foresight is the real estate,financial service and manufacturing & service industries company located in Chicago.

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Remedy

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Remedy is a real estate firm that offers leasing and development services for healthcare industries.

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Rentology

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Rentology markets your property with a multi-dimensional approach, incorporating traditional and new tech savvy applications.

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Peak Properties

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Peak Properties is a Chicago-based full-service real estate agency.

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Sudler Property Management

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Sudler Property Management offers property development, property management, real-estate and services.

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Harbor Bay Real Estate Advisors

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Harbor Bay Real Estate Advisors specializes in real estate development, real estate investment and advisory services.

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Real ID

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Real ID provides an ‘all-in-one’ solution for Comprehensive Background Screening.

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Fluxee

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Fluxee is a Developer of a virtual reality platform

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Cadence Capital Partners

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Cadence Capital Partners is a real estate capital markets brokerage that connects capital users with capital providers.

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Stonepeak Ceramics

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Stonepeak Ceramics is a glass, ceramics & concrete company manufacturing porcelain tile.

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Alloy Sling Chain or ASC Industries

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Alloy Sling Chain or ASC Industries is a construction equipment supplier in Illinois.

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Belgravia Group Ltd

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Belgravia Realty Group is the premier new construction and resale brokerage in the Chicago area.

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Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC

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Levenfeld Pearlstein is a law firm specializing in corporate law, securities law, real estate, and litigation.

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Evans Senior Investments

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Evans Senior Investments offers comprehensive real estate services, benchmarking, refinancing for seniors housing & skilled nursing owners.

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Altman Advisors

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Altman Advisors is an investment advisory company that offers financial planning, and investment planning services.

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Related Midwest

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Related Midwest provides building maintenance, real estate, consulting, leasing, wealth, and property management services.

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Tricap Residential

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Tricap Residential is a real estate execution firm that focuses on finding opportunities for residents.

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Vanderbilt Office Properties

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Vanderbilt Office Properties is a commercial real estate company that provides investment, management and development services.

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Builtech Services, LLC

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Builtech Services, LLC is a general contracting and construction management firm.

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Harbour Contractors, Inc.

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Harbour Contractors is a construction company that provides general contracting and construction services.

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Zeman Homes

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Zeman Homes is a real estate firm that renders development & maintenance services to help people find homes for themselves & their families.

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Kreshmore Group

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Kreshmore is an experienced M&A restructuring and consulting company that serves various mid-market and mid-market niches.

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J.C. Restoration, Inc.

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For over 25 years, J.C. Restoration has been helping home and businessowners in the greater Chicagoland area.

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Tandem

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Tandem is a real estate firm that specializes in the fields of construction and architecture.

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Enerspace Coworking

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Enerspace is a co-working and shared office space with locations in Chicago and Palo Alto.

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XchangePlus

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XchangePlus is a one-stop document & data exchange platform that fully automates the real estate transaction process from contract to close.

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Allstate Appraisal

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Allstate Appraisal is to providing credible, compliant and timely valuation and review services to its clients.

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Remington Homes

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Remington Homes is a local, five generation, semi-custom home builder. When you build a new home, one of the first things you should look

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Valley Fire Protection Systems, LLC

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Valley Fire Protection Systems is a construction company specializing in fire sprinklers, fire sprinkler systems and retrofits services.

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Sherman Residential

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Sherman Residential is a Chicago-based real estate firm.

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Lookingglass Theatre

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Lookingglass Theatre Company is located inside the Water Tower Water Works building on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago.

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PeerRealty

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PeerRealty is the premier real estate crowdfunding platform.

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Professional National Title Network

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Professional National Title Network offers legal services for home sellers and buyers.

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Ramshaw Real Estate

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Ramshaw Real Estate manages apartments, single-family homes, townhomes, and condos with local expertise and a property management team.

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Meyer Material Co.

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Meyer Material Co. manufactures and supplies ready mixed concrete and construction aggregates in the Chicago-Milwaukee metro area.

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Lamp Incorporated

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Lamp Incorporated is a construction company offering construction management and general contracting services.

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Glenstar

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Glenstar provides office, industrial, and residential property development services.

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Bear Construction Company

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Bear Construction Company is a general contracting and construction management firm.

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Golub & Company

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Golub and Company is a real estate company providing commercial and residential real estate services throughout the US.

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Banner & Witcoff is a law firm providing legal services in intellectual property law, litigation, and patent prosecution.

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Garda Investments

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Garda Investments is an investment firm that primarily focuses on three main industries within real estate and technology, and services.

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Civiltech Engineering

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Civiltech Engineering is a civil engineering company that offers transportation engineering design and construction services.

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Strano and Associates

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Strano and Associates is family-owned real estate company offers Commercial Real Estate, Property Management & Rentals, and Relocation.

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Petersen Aluminum Corp.

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Petersen Aluminum Corp. is a construction company offering metal roofing and metal wall panel.

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J.C. Anderson, Inc.

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J Anderson is a construction company that offers interior general contracting services.

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Rockford Housing Authority

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Rockford Housing Authority is a real estate company that offers property development and management services.

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Amsysco

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Amsysco provides post-tensioning tendons and engineering services.

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XFD Real Estate Partners

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XFD Real Estate Partners is a student housing real estate investments firm.

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Property Tax Detective

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Property Tax Detective helps real estate owners and property tax professionals to research, analyze and appeal their property taxes.

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Farpoint Development

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Farpoint Development capitalizes on commercial and innovative real estate development, office projects, and medical centers.

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Proper Title

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Proper Title is a full-service title insurance agency serving the residential and commercial real estate industries.

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Long Grove Financial Services

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Long Grove Mortgage Bancorp will assist you in purchasing your dream home or refinancing your current home to save money.

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Bodine Electric of Decatur

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Bodine Electric of Decatur is a construction firm dealing in electrical product and service.

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Westside Mechanical Group

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Westside Mechanical Group is a facilities services company providing HVAC services.

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Reside Living Llc

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Reside Living Llc is a real estate property management service company dealing with property management services.

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Distribution Market Advantage

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Distribution Market Advantage provides comprehensive services of customizable foodservice distribution solutions.

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NRC Realty & Capital Advisors, LLC

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NRC Realty & Capital Advisors, LLC specializes in the accelerated sale of commercial and residential real estate.

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R.M. Chin & Associates, Inc.

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R.M. Chin & Associates is a civil engineering company that provides owner’s representation and construction management services.

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Negwer Materials Inc.

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Negwer Materials Inc. is a regional supplier of construction materials .

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Water Quality association

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The Water Quality Association is a not-for-profit international trade association representing the residential, commercial and industry.

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Prairie Realty Advisors

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Prairie Realty Advisors is a real estate company.

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Century 21 KIMA Properties

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The Century 21- KIMA Properties Team knows that every real estate transaction represents.

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Stark Excavating

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Stark Excavating, Inc. is a construction firm specializing in site development, foundation building, concrete work, and building parking.

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Prudential Rubloff

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Prudential Rubloff is a real estate firm that provides property selling, mortgages, and insurance services. 

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Pedersen and Houpt

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Pedersen and Houpt is a national law firm that deals with banking, finance, legal, litigation, real estate, and employment services.

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Callahan Capital Partners

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Callahan Capital Partners is a real estate firm. It is focused on creating value by investing in high-quality multifamily and more.

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Gateway Multifamily

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renting, transformed.

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Banner Property Management is a fully integrated real estate operating company.

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Bricks Incorporated

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Building and maintaining relationships with key architectural decision makers

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Focus

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Focus is a real estate company that provides development and construction services.

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Starwood Retail Partners

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Starwood Retail Partners is a real estate company providing leasing, development, and management services. 

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Millbrook Real Estate Company

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Millbrook Real Estate Company is a privately owned investor, developer, and manager of commercial real estate in the Milwaukee area.

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BluePrint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors

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Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors provides financial consulting & transactions solutions to senior housing & healthcare real estate.

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Cullinan Properties

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Cullinan Properties is a real estate company that specializes in commercial and residential development, management and acquisitions.

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Prairie Title

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Prairie Title is a real estate company offering title insurance services in Chicago.

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Imperial Crane Service

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Imperial Crane Service is a construction company that provides crane services,crane rent and enhanced technology.

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Englewood Construction

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Englewood Construction specializes in the construction of a restaurant, shopping centers, offices, industrial and hospitality projects.

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Real People Realty

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Real People Realty is a real estate company providing real estate services in Illinois.

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Oak Park Residence Corporation

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Oak Park Residence Corporation specializes in the rehabilitation of buildings and the development of quality housing at an affordable price.

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IHC Construction Companies LLC

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IHC Construction Companies LLC is a full-service construction management and general contracting firm.

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Summit Design + Build, LLC

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Summit Design + Build is a construction company providing construction contracting and project management services.

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Home Experts Realty

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Home Experts Realty provides mortgage, insurance, and real estate services.

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Milord Company

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Milord Company is a contracting and construction management company located in Illinois.

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RentSentinel

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RentSentinel, a division of RealPage, Inc.

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National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries

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National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries proffers commercial data, performance indices, analysis, reporting standard, research

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Brinshore Development

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Brinshore Development is a real estate company.

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American Building Services

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American Building Services is a full-service provider of architectural doors, frames, hardware and related products.

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InCommercial

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InCommercial is a commercial real estate company that offers property management, brokerage, and consulting services.

Written by Mark Smith

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