IREJ Conference

Recently the Bradley Business Center hosted the Illinois Real Estate Journal‘s (IREJ) “Re-Positioning/Value Added Commercial Real Estate Conference”. This exciting conference focused on business development as it relates to adding value to properties. Attendees participated in two panel discussions, were able to tour the Bradley Business Center facilities, and also network with other business owners, industry professionals and panel guests.

Making the Transformation Panel

Making the Transformation Panel during the Re-Positioning/Value Added Commercial Real Estate Conference

The first panel of the day, “Making the Transformation”, was moderated by John McLinden (Centrum Partners) and included Ellen Stoner (Office Works), Bill Jensen (BKV Group), Milan Rubenstein (Windy City Real Estate) and John Hansen (Hansen Realty). Panelists discussed repurposing spaces and best practices for transforming real estate.

David Ruttenberg (Marc Realty) moderated the second panel, “Brokering and Financing the Opportunity”. The discussion focused on fundamentals of buying and selling and various market segments and included Jack H. Rosenberg (Colliers International), Randy Waites (Cushman & Wakefield), Paul Fishbein (Merit Partners) and Rick Hansen (Hansen Realty).

Brokering and Financing the Deal Panel

Brokering and Financing the Deal Panel during the Conference

Please take a moment to click through the gallery below to see more photos from the day.

We were honored to host this event and would like to thank everyone who attended. Please check back often for more information on upcoming events and other news from the Bradley Business Center.

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Bradley Business Center Partnership featured on, the Midwest’s leading source for commercial real estate news, recently featured the partnership of Chicago-based Hansen Realty and Centrum Partners, as they took ownership of the Bradley Business Center. “This partnership is committed to repositioning this unique space as a premier office and recreational destination on the city’s North Side,” said John Hansen, principal of Hansen Realty.

Learn more about the features of the Bradley Business Center, the recent additions to the list of tenants leasing space and how this dynamic office park can offer your business space like no other on the North Side of Chicago, by reading the full article HERE at

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