it takes more than just good design to make a project work.
Understanding the realities of development and the tools available unlocks potential. We have experience helping owners navigate:
We will work with you to identify what funding sources are available, match
potential local, state, and federal incentives applicable to your project, run the
numbers based on market rents, and determine what the return on investment
potential is for your project concept.
Historic Tax Credit Consulting
With expertise in both Federal and State Historic Tax Credit Applications, we can help you navigate the requirements and application process. We’ve successfully helped complete nominations and secure designation on the National Register of Historic Places and are powerful advocates at the State and Federal levels for legislation that supports these critical development tools.
Networking and Connections
We have spent decades building relationships in this industry and we connect
investors, lenders, and tenants to create the partnerships that make development projects work.
Company 251 is a 20,000 square foot event space imbued with industrial charm and modern luxury. Formerly the home of the International Harvester Manufacturing Company, this 1908 industrial building in Aurora’s Middle Avenue Historic District retains a raw and historic character with ghost lines of the original building’s use.
The Hotel Kaskaskia is an iconic Colonial Revival style brick building prominently situated in downtown LaSalle, Illinois. Designed by Chicago architects Marshall & Fox, whose portfolio includes Chicago icons such as the Drake Hotel and the Blackstone Hotel, the 1915 building is an excellent example of an elegant resort hotel with a grand scale and detailed ornamentation. Heavy gilding, decorative plaster, and an extensive use of marble convey beauty and hospitality hand-in hand.
Madison Street Corridor
The Madison Street corridor is a key multimodal gateway into downtown Rockford with a variety of coexisting land uses. Small industries, recreational clubs, and landmark buildings like the Prairie Street Brewhouse support entrepreneurship, employment, and prosperity while providing a sense of cultural identity for residents and visitors alike.