2015 March Issue

Southwestern Illinois Commercial Real Estate Transactions

  Southwestern Illinois Commercial Real Estate Transactions   The Illinois Business Journal is proud to publish commercial real estate transactions recently completed by commercial brokers across Southwestern Illinois. ALTON RE/MAX River Bend sold a 3,750-square-foot historic building with retail, office and residential space located at 200 State St. to Morrison – Thayer LLC.  RE/MAX River…

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Collaboration remains key to tackling region’s toughest issues

By ELLEN KROHNE and JOE REAGAN    Without question, the latter part of 2014 proved to be a challenging time for the St. Louis region as events in and related to Ferguson unfolded. In the wake of the turmoil, however, regional leaders are more attuned to the problems that must be addressed, and to the need…

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Scott is best for NGA, region and the people of north St. Louis

By ALAN J. ORTBALS    Last summer, the U.S. Department of Defense announced that it would be moving the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency from its current location on South Second Street in St. Louis to one of six finalist sites.    Two of those candidates have since bitten the dust and I think, in truth, it’s boiling…

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New president takes the helm of Bank of Edwardsville

    EDWARDSVILLE — Kevin Powers has begun his duties as the 13th president and chief executive officer of The Bank of Edwardsville.    “I did a lot of research on The Bank of Edwardsville and found an institution with an incredibly rich, 147-year history and a culture and values that are closely aligned with mine. I…

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Gregg Butler, Broker Associate, BARBERMurphy Group

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Real Estate Gregg Butler, Broker Associate, BARBERMurphy Group By KATE GENO    Gregg Butler has been a licensed commercial broker for six years and recently joined BARBERMurphy Group when the company merged with Johnson Properties, Inc. Butler began working in real estate at the age of 12, helping his father who…

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David Wittenauer, Vice President, NAI DESCO

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Real Estate David Wittenauer, Vice President, NAI DESCO By KATE GENO    The local NAI DESCO team of 24 brokers and eight support staff combine their connections, resources, and knowledge of the Metro East market to offer a wide range of opportunities and exposure for clients. Often, Missouri businesses expand into…

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Linda Miller, Broker Associate, Kunkel Commercial Group, Inc. and Innovative Business Brokerage Group, Inc.

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Real Estate Linda Miller, Broker Associate, Kunkel Commercial Group, Inc. and Innovative Business Brokerage Group, Inc. By KATE GENO    As a broker associate with Kunkel Commercial Group, Inc. and Innovative Business Brokerage Group, Inc., Linda Miller is able to assist her clients with selling and purchasing properties and businesses.    Innovative…

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