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Kiser Group’s Birk | Sklar Team Set Records

Kiser Group’s Birk | Sklar Team Set Records

Kiser Group announces the unparalleled success of Aaron Sklar and Noah Birk, who have defied market odds by achieving an extraordinary milestone of 62 apartment buildings sold in 2023, amounting to over $100 million in transaction value. Their remarkable feat stands...

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Kiser Group Brokers 41 Unit Courtyard in Humboldt Park

Kiser Group Brokers 41 Unit Courtyard in Humboldt Park

Kiser Group is excited to announce the successful closing of the distinguished property located at 3935-45 W Division st in the vibrant Humboldt Park neighborhood.   With a total of 41 units, comprising 37 apartment units and 4 retail spaces, the building was...

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Kiser Group Welcomes Seven Talented New Hires to the Team

Kiser Group Welcomes Seven Talented New Hires to the Team

Kiser Group, a leading real estate brokerage firm specializing in multifamily properties, is pleased to announce the addition of seven exceptional individuals to its team as part of the Summer 2023 Cohort. These new hires bring a wealth of expertise and enthusiasm to...

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Kiser Group Welcomes Intern Dan Montaquila

Kiser Group Welcomes Intern Dan Montaquila

Kiser Group is excited to announce the addition of Dan Montaquila to its team as an intern. Currently pursuing his studies at the University of Denver, Dan is majoring in economics and minoring in real estate. With a strong background in real estate and an impressive...

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Kiser Group Closes a $4M Portfolio in Chicago Lawn

Kiser Group Closes a $4M Portfolio in Chicago Lawn

Kiser Group's brokers, John George and Joe Bianchi, have successfully facilitated the sale of a $4M portfolio in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. The portfolio consists of four adjacent buildings, offering immediate economies of scale in one of Chicago's rapidly...

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Kiser Group Lists Forest Glen Apartments for $34 Million

Kiser Group Lists Forest Glen Apartments for $34 Million

Kiser Group’s Managing Broker Lee Kiser along with Advisor Will Cornish and Kyle Sissell are pleased to announce the listing of Forest Glen Apartments for sale at a list price of $34,000,000. This multifamily property presents an excellent investment opportunity in...

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Kiser Group Promotes Four Team Members to Advisor Positions

Kiser Group Promotes Four Team Members to Advisor Positions

Kiser Group, a leading multifamily brokerage firm in Chicago, has recently announced the promotion of four of its team members. John George, Joe Bianchi, Will Cornish, and Jacob Price have been promoted to Advisors, recognizing their recent hard work, dedication, and...

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Kiser Group Lists Three Different Properties in Edgewater

Kiser Group Lists Three Different Properties in Edgewater

Kiser Group’s Advisor Katie LeGrand and Jacob Price have recently listed a total of three multifamily properties in the Edgewater area, offering investors the opportunity to own prime real estate in the city. The properties are located in a popular neighborhood and...

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Kiser Group Lists a Highly Desirable Portfolio in Uptown

Kiser Group Lists a Highly Desirable Portfolio in Uptown

Kiser Group, a leading multifamily brokerage firm, has announced the listing of Ravenswood Gardens, a highly desirable portfolio comprising 151 units across seven closely situated buildings in Uptown. The portfolio, listed for $20 million, presents an attractive...

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Kiser Group Begins Marketing 644 Unit Portfolio

Kiser Group Begins Marketing 644 Unit Portfolio

Kiser Group partners Aaron Sklar and Noah Birk, along with advisor Jack Petrando, have recently listed an attractive portfolio of 644 units, located in rapidly growing areas of Chicago. The portfolio consists of 204 units in Washington Park, Chatham, and South Shore,...

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Kiser Group Sells a $6M Deal in The Loop

Kiser Group Sells a $6M Deal in The Loop

Kiser Group’s Birk | Sklar Team is proud to announce the successful sale of 701 S State, a mixed-use building located in the heart of Chicago's Loop, for $6 million. The seller, Nicholas Vranas, had owned the building for over 40 years before selling it to a local...

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Kiser Group Closes a $15M Deal Off Market

Kiser Group Closes a $15M Deal Off Market

Kiser Group has brokered a $15M portfolio in the UIC Medical District. The seller University Rentals UIC sold the property to Bay Laurel Partners in an off market deal.The portfolio is strategically located in close proximity to UIC and Rush hospitals. The portfolio...

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Kiser Group Brokers $23 Million Northside Portfolio Sale

Kiser Group Brokers $23 Million Northside Portfolio Sale

Kiser Group Director, Danny Logarakis, brokered the five (5) building, $23 million dollar transaction in the northside neighborhoods of West Rogers Park, Bowmanville, and Budlong Woods. The deal represents one of the largest transactions completed in 2022 throughout...

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Kiser Group’s Newest Advisor: Rashad Siam

Kiser Group’s Newest Advisor: Rashad Siam

Kiser Group’s Rashad Siam has officially launched his advisory business with Kiser Group. Siam has been with the firm as an Associate since December 2021, and was promoted to the Advisor role earlier this month.  Rashad’s advisory business plan includes a focus on...

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Kiser Group Brokers $4M Apartment Sale in Whiting, IN

Kiser Group Brokers $4M Apartment Sale in Whiting, IN

Kiser Group Advisors Ron Plonis, Jeff Leibovich, and Kyle Sissell recently closed City Place Apartments- a luxury apartment building in Whiting, IN- selling for $4 million.  The property was built in 2015 and boasts amenities such as Juliet balconies, a rooftop...

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Birk | Sklar Sees Upward Momentum in South Shore

Birk | Sklar Sees Upward Momentum in South Shore

Kiser Group’s Birk | Sklar Team recently closed a 26-unit multifamily property at 7700 S Jeffery in Chicago’s South Shore for $1.775 million. This is the second time the team has sold the property in two years.  “Selling this property for the second time in two years...

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Kiser Group Closes $9.72M Ravenswood Property

Kiser Group Closes $9.72M Ravenswood Property

Kiser Group’s Managing Broker Lee Kiser, Director Andy Friedman, and Advisor Jake Parker recently brokered a $9.72 million transaction in Ravenswood at 5017 N Wolcott Ave, selling at $220,000 above listing price.  “The building is a corridor style building but in the...

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Halper | Mantis Team Expansion and Blue Island Listing

Halper | Mantis Team Expansion and Blue Island Listing

CHICAGO (JULY 27, 2022) – Kiser Group Directors Matt Halper and Danny Mantis have officially welcomed two new associates to their team. Advisor Andy Enkhzul and Associate Will Cornish join the Directors to supplement their success in Chicagoland Andy Enkhzul and Will...

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Kiser Group Closes $4.925M Lakeview Deconversion Property

Kiser Group Closes $4.925M Lakeview Deconversion Property

Kiser Group’s Director Andy Friedman and Advisor Jake Parker closed on a $4.925 million Lakeview deconversion property on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2022. The property at 815-817 W Addison is situated in a highly desirable, low velocity neighborhood, and is only a short walk...

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Danny Logarakis Promoted to Director

Danny Logarakis Promoted to Director

After 45 properties, over 400 units, and $140M in total transaction volume, Kiser Group’s Danny Logarakis has earned his promotion from Advisor to Director. Danny recaps his experiences throughout his brokerage career and details his goals for his new role. Logarakis...

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Kiser Group’s Mid-Market Summit 2022 Recap

Kiser Group’s Mid-Market Summit 2022 Recap

Kiser Group recently welcomed commercial real estate owners and investors to Chicago’s City Winery for its annual Mid-Market Summit! Guests enjoyed an evening of dinner, drinks, and lively discussions with industry experts. The event took place in person for the first...

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The Birk | Sklar Team Closes West Garfield Park Property

The Birk | Sklar Team Closes West Garfield Park Property

The Birk | Sklar team has recently closed on a West Garfield Park property at 223 N Kolmar Ave. The property was on the market for just three weeks before it went under contract and received multiple offers, finalized with a cash offer with a four week close. Selling...

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Kiser Group Lists Historic Apartments in Gold Coast

Kiser Group Lists Historic Apartments in Gold Coast

Kiser Group has listed Canterbury Court Apartments, a historic, 16-story property with 172 units at 1220 N. State Pkwy. in the Gold Coast neighborhood on Chicago’s Near North Side. Principal broker Lee Kiser, director Andy Friedman and advisor Jake Parker represent...

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Kiser Group Markets Condo Deconversion in East Lakeview

Kiser Group Markets Condo Deconversion in East Lakeview

Kiser Group has listed Harvard House Condominiums, a 94-unit property in the East Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago’s North Side. Listed for $19,000,000, the property is located at 3825 N. Pine Grove Ave. Director Andy Friedman and advisor Jake Parker are representing...

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Birk | Sklar Team Hits the Ground Running as 2022 Begins

Birk | Sklar Team Hits the Ground Running as 2022 Begins

Kiser Group’s Birk | Sklar team hit the ground running in 2022 after facilitating 73 total transactions in 2021, breaking the city’s record for multifamily properties sold in a year by a broker or team of brokers. Three weeks into the new year, the team – led by Kiser...

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Kiser Group Brings The Oliver on LaSalle to Market

Kiser Group Brings The Oliver on LaSalle to Market

Kiser Group, Chicago’s leading multifamily brokerage firm, has listed The Oliver on LaSalle, located at 1140 N. LaSalle Drive at the border of the Gold Coast and Near North neighborhoods, for sale. Kiser Group previously brokered the 2018 sale when the property was...

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Kiser Group Lists the Illiana for $9.5 Million in Whiting

Kiser Group Lists the Illiana for $9.5 Million in Whiting

  Kiser Group has brought the Illiana, located at 1200 119th Street, to market in Whiting, Indiana. Built in 2020, the 32-unit apartment with commercial space occupied by Notre Dame Credit Union is listed for $9,500,000. Advisors Ron Plonis, Jeff Leibovich, and...

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Kiser Group Ranked Among Midwest’s Top Brokerage Firms

Kiser Group Ranked Among Midwest’s Top Brokerage Firms

REjournals ranked Kiser Group #25 on its Best of the Best List for 2021. The Top Broker List charts the top 54 brokerage firms in the Midwest based on their total investment sales and leasing transactions. Read more here: REjournals – Best of the Best 2021: Kiser...

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Kiser Group Promotes Andy Friedman to Director

Kiser Group Promotes Andy Friedman to Director

Kiser Group, Chicago’s leading multifamily brokerage firm, announces the promotion of Andy Friedman to Director from Advisor. Since joining the firm in early 2018, Friedman has become Chicagoland’s leading condominium deconversion broker, and his transactions have...

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Lee Kiser Offers Pandemic Takeaways for Multifamily Owners

Lee Kiser Offers Pandemic Takeaways for Multifamily Owners

It’s no secret the COVID-19 pandemic taught business owners in every industry a few lessons. In his latest article for the Forbes Business Council, Kiser Group’s Principal and Managing Partner Lee Kiser talks about how hard lessons learned from turmoil can also lead...

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Condo Deconversions Will Continue in Chicagoland Area

Condo Deconversions Will Continue in Chicagoland Area

If we consider that 2017 was the year that deconversion sales in Chicago began in earnest, we are now four years into the cycle. I’m frequently asked my opinion of how much longer this cycle will last, and what it will look like going forward. To me, that comes down...

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How Condo Buildings End

How Condo Buildings End

Aggressive developers looking for a way in—or desperate homeowners looking for a way out. Bertrand Goldberg’s famous River City complex in Chicago looks like nothing so much as an old bus operator’s coin dispenser, glass windows stacked inside its joined concrete...

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