Trademarks and Mantras

There are a number of key phrases and concepts that have come to define and communicate Next Realty’s philosophies and practices. In fact, that definition is so strong that the firm has trademarked many of them, such as: Patient. Agile. Diversified. Next’s business model is described as Patient, Agile, Diversified. Patient: Over the years, the • Read More »

Greatest Lessons Learned

Time and exposure to a wide variety of real-world experiences make for great classrooms. Over the course of 25 years, and in some cases even longer than that, some of the greatest lessons the Next team has learned and shared include: Watch debt—Using leverage—incurring debt on an acquisition or for improvements—is a common practice that • Read More »

200 W. Randolph: Best Supporting Location in a Feature Film

The 400+ space parking garage at 200 W. Randolph (Randolph & Wells) in Chicago’s CBD has been one of Next Realty’s most storied properties, and for Batman enthusiasts around the world, one of Next’s most recognizable acquisitions. Next acquired the asset in 2002 as the firm continued to grow and expand its portfolio of owned • Read More »

Next Realty’s Properties: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Next Realty combines its in-depth understanding of the retail real estate sector and its analysis of current business and economic conditions in order to develop and execute creative, property-specific business plans. This has been apparent in how Next has been successful in aligning dynamic trends in the healthcare industry with existing or potential vacancies in • Read More »

In Perspective: Next Realty’s Notable ACQUISITIONS

Each acquisition is unique and has its own set of circumstances, challenges and complexities. Next has never shied away from transactions with varying degrees of difficulty, instead, Next views each property as a potential opportunity. Among the memorable Next Realty acquisitions: Oak Lawn Promenade—Next Realty had been pursuing the acquisition of Oak Lawn Promenade, a • Read More »