Brokerage Services

CTK Chicago Partners' brokerage specialists provide a single-sourced approach to the specialized needs of the various markets. CTK Chicago Partners' Brokerage Services leverages industry professionals with market insight and industry expertise to assist our clients identify, evaluate and execute their strategies. The brokerage services staff acts quickly, creatively and decisively to resolve issues that arise during leasing, disposition or acquisition procedures. It utilizes its access to market data and the user and brokerage community to achieve the most competitive sales and leasing transactions, while assuring long term satisfaction with the outcome.


Leasing Agency

Whether going up or down, rental rates and property values are driven by market conditions. The commercial real estate professionals at CTK Chicago Partners understand these fluctuations and how market dynamics affect the bottom line. When it comes to representing the real estate needs of commercial property owners, CTK Chicago Partners is focused on creating upside value and managing downside risk.

From identifying new opportunities to formulating long-term strategies, CTK Chicago Partners is dedicated to delivering a lasting competitive advantage. Drawing on a successful history of managing and leasing profitable buildings and repositioning troubled ones, CTK Chicago Partners develops solutions that stress maximum return. CTK Chicago Partners provides each client with a leasing professional, who serves as a single point of contact and is responsible for the overall direction of the project. This high level of accountability guarantees the full commitment of skills and resources.

Successful marketing strategies are the cornerstone of the CTK Chicago Partners approach. Using the right combination of asset repositioning and marketing tactics, CTK Chicago Partners real estate professionals achieve their clients' goals-even in the most competitive environments. Their knowledge of current and potential tenants in the market enables them to match the right tenant to your property. CTK Chicago Partners' proprietary databases, combined with Web-based research tools, remove the guesswork from strategic planning and pricing models.

CTK Chicago Partners' leasing/leasing services include:

  • Performance benchmarking
  • Asset positioning and messaging
  • Strategic property marketing
  • Site tours
  • Detailed proposals
  • Financial analysis
  • Lease negotiations
  • Extensive reporting

Marketing Services

CTK Chicago Partners brings an advanced approach to our marketing assignments, leveraging local market intelligence with established relationships to achieve the ultimate in landlord and investor representation. Using aggressive and creative marketing techniques, a result oriented philosophy and a commitment to cooperation, whether the client is an institutional owner, a lending institution or a local landlord; we are committed to market every property we represent as if we own it ourselves.

As a result of this commitment, our agents understand the obstacles of property owners, and continuously seek ways to apply their insight and expertise to enhance property value. Relying on a proprietary blend of innovative technologies, compelling market presence, targeted communication and up-to-date databases, our approach to marketing strategy is customized to meet any given challenge, delivering each assignment maximum visibility. Implementation of a leasing strategy includes direct solicitation of potential tenants and their brokers, reporting of prospect activity to ownership, pricing recommendations and expedited RFP responses and negotiations.

Our services include:

  • Detailed property analysis and underwriting
  • Highest and best use analysis
  • Financial modeling, forecasting and valuation
  • Redevelopment management
  • Market research, positioning and segmenting
  • Construction, estimation, management & execution
  • Marketing strategy, planning and execution
  • Leasing and turnover management
  • Short and long term repositioning plans

Tenant Representation

As your representative we serve as your strategic advisor. Our goal is to lower your occupancy costs and occupancy risks while maximizing workplace flexibility and productivity. We analyze your business drivers and occupancy needs, identify and evaluate options and manage lease negotiations.

There is a profound connection between a tenant's real estate strategy and its bottom line. Location and lease terms will have an enormous impact on a company's balance sheet, efficiency and flexibility for years to come.

Leaders in major regional markets, CTK Chicago Partners’ tenant representation professionals combine local knowledge and global reach. With sophisticated negotiating strategies, in-depth analysis and broad expertise, CTK Chicago Partners meet tenant representation requirements across the entire spectrum of commercial properties, including office, retail, industrial and flex space.

CTK Chicago Partners' tenant representation services include:

  • Strategic planning
  • Market surveys and analysis
  • Lease negotiations
  • Competitive bids
  • Site selection
  • Site incentives
  • Relocation management
  • Lease analysis and occupancy administration
  • Subleasing


Securing the right location at the right terms is always important, but in retail it can mean the difference between ringing up sales and closing up shop. The retail scene is constantly changing as retailers compete for consumers. Remaining at the forefront of this dynamic industry requires both the most up-to-date market intelligence and profound strategic insight.

Whether targeting downtown retail, suburban shopping centers, lifestyle centers or regional malls, CTK Chicago Partners helps generate traffic, revenues and profits.

CTK Chicago Partners' retail services include:

  • Site selection
  • Property and portfolio management
  • Leasing/agency
  • Tenant representation
  • Acquisition
  • Deposition

Life Sciences

In the dynamic life sciences sector, an experienced team of commercial real estate professionals plays a critical role in finding appropriate facilities. CTK Chicago Partners provides a cohesive, national and international platform that gives competitive edge to established and up-and-coming life sciences, biotech and pharmaceutical companies.

Even when vacancy rates rise in other commercial sectors, the availability of suitable research and laboratory facilities often is limited. CTK Chicago Partners has the inside track to secure the best options available for its clients in the industry’s most active markets in the world.


A global leader in industrial real estate, CTK Chicago Partners delivers comprehensive advisory and transactional services to clients operating locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. Beyond transactional services, CTK Chicago Partners' industrial property professionals advise on site constraints, environmental contamination, intermodal access, labor issues and economic incentives.

Specialty teams within CTK Chicago Partners target specific markets and industries such as logistics, automotive, natural resources, manufacturing, and food, to name a few.

CTK Chicago Partners' industrial services include:

  • Acquisition
  • Disposition
  • Built-to-suit
  • Migration strategies
  • Site selection
  • Tenant representation
  • Leasing/agency
  • Property management


Location, physical characteristics, zoning and market demand are just a few critical factors in determining land value. CTK Chicago Partners’ land specialists have the exceptional market expertise required to help sellers and buyers understand and achieve each parcel’s highest and best use.

These seasoned professionals have extensive contacts among qualified local, regional and national buyers and sellers. Within this network, CTK Chicago Partners has an audience for virtually every type of commercial land product, from urban infill parcels to large agricultural and timber acreage.

CTK Chicago Partners' land brokerage services include:

  • Client representation
  • Market analysis
  • Property valuation
  • Identification of qualified buyers and sellers
  • Property marketing
  • Due diligence