September News

Winds of Change are Beginning to Blow

September, 2022

Here in the Midwest, the winds are blowing in autumn colors and temps, and our friends in the south are experience much stronger winds that threaten their homes and for some, lives.  Our thoughts are with all those impacted by Ian during this uncertain time.

We have found September to be one of our busiest months this year.  It was full of client events, golf outings, company getaways, and even a CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) convention in the Windy City. Although we all feel like we are working really hard, it’s nice that we can say we’re having fun while doing it. We continue to be blessed by so many repeat and referral clients, and we are grateful for that.  Both of our Chicago and Nashville offices held Open Houses, where those same clients were able to come visit our operations, enjoy some good food and win some fun prizes.

Below are some projects that reflect interior work, remodels, and ground up construction. Our team continues to excel in these areas and these beautiful projects reflect that.

Enjoy the changing of the seasons and the longer hours of daylight while they’re around.  Take a moment to breath in the smells of autumn, pumpkins and apple cider! If you have questions or are interested in working with our team, please contact Lauren Kriner!

STARBUCKS- Harrison, OH- 1,900 Sq. Ft.

Check out the newest Starbucks in the Cincinnati suburb of Harrison, OH which opened this month. Our team completed the 1,900 SF interior buildout for Starbucks. Ohio-based GPD Group has a skill for design, making the space feel much bigger than it is. Loving the natural light coming into this cafe!  We are excited about this month’s news release that Starbucks will continue an expansion and remodel plan in the foreseeable future!

ARLINGTON ROE- Indianapolis, IN- 18,600 Sq. Ft.

Although insurance agency Arlington Roe just relocated within the Keystone Crossing Office Park, it was a big move! The team’s new office has soaring view of the city from the 9th floor of the 8888 building, taking over 18,600 square feet and taking big strides with design and a modern feel for their space. The project was led by JLL’s PDS Manager, Jeff Humphreys, designed by Parallel and furniture by RJE Business Interiors. Exciting to finish up a full floor remodel in the prestigious park and for great people!

CIRCLE REAL ESTATE- Carmel, IN- 4,500 Sq. Ft.

Although boutique residential real estate firm, Circle, has been open for a few months, their space is now complete with local artwork adorning their walls! Carmel’s former Evan Lurie Art Gallery was purchased by Circle’s owner, Jason O’Neil, who kept a lot of the gallery’s aesthetics, but engaged the team’s at Parallel Design Group & Capitol to make it work for their needs, as Indy’s premier boutique real estate firm. Their prime 4,500 square foot location on Carmel’s Main Street, dedicated parking and modern feel have this office oozing cool!

UNCLE JULIO’S- Naples, FL- 7,300 Sq. Ft.

The new Uncle Julio’s is now open on an outlot of the Naples, FL Coastland Center Mall, a ground-up project by our Chicago team. The 7,300 square foot restaurant is the 8th we’ve built for the brand, with the 9th under construction currently in Tulsa, OK. TX-based ID Studio 4 designed the Naples project, which has a beautiful outdoor patio overlooking the palm trees, as well as a full bar and indoor dining. We are hoping their patio is full of margarita drinkers once this storm passes!

THE LANDINGS AT KEYSTONE II- Indianapolis, IN- 8,100 Sq. Ft.

Our Class A office buildings are finding that amenities are a MUST! Associates are trying to maximize the time they have when in the office, and sometimes that means grabbing a quick snack onsite, taking a well-deserved break, or hosting a larger group onsite. It was a pleasure to work with the Cush Wake leasing & CM team to remodel the lobby and common areas of The Landings at Keystone 2, as well as add a nice break area and conference room with some former office space. Indianapolis-based Schott Design created a vision that the new tenants are enjoying, while making the building a more attractive leasing option for future tenants.

BURGER KING- Grayson, KY- 3,300 Sq. Ft.

Our travelling team completed our third project for OH-based Ampler Development- a 3,300 square foot ground-up Burger King in Grayson, KY. These are quick projects, and we enjoy working with the Ampler team as they grow their footprint around the country. Michigan’s Technical Group Inc. was on point for design.

ALDI- Chicago, IL- 14,200 Sq. Ft.

We live in a time of continuous improvement, and our team is helping retailers do just that. Our Chicago office just completed a 14,200 square foot interior remodel of growing grocer Aldi in the Woodlawn area of the City. We worked at night for most of the project, limiting the time the store was closed to patrons. OH-based MS Consultants designed the refresh, which is taking place strategically throughout the Aldi portfolio.