All-American Leather Apparel Retailer to Open at 1509 North Milwaukee Avenue in Bucktown
CHICAGO (September 27, 2016) – RKF, the country’s leading independent real estate firm specializing in retail leasing, investment sales and consulting services, announced today that it has arranged a 1,650-square-foot lease at 1509 North Milwaukee Avenue in Bucktown with American clothing manufacturer Schott NYC for the company’s first location in Chicago.
RKF Vice President Anthony Campagni and Associate Cooper Annenberg represented the landlord North River Properties, and Stephen Ansani and Danny Jacobson from Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant.
Situated between North Honore Street and West North Avenue, 1509 North Milwaukee is located in the heart of Bucktown’s high-traffic hipster retail corridor, surrounded by national retailers, popular local boutiques, coffee shops, bars and restaurants. Schott will occupy 1,650 square feet on the Ground Floor of the building. Neighboring tenants include Urban Outfitters, Free People, ALDO, Carhartt, Floyd’s 99 Barbershop, Umami Burger, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Red Mango and Native Foods Café.
“Due to its centralized location on North Milwaukee Avenue, 1509 North Milwaukee Avenue provides high-profile visibility, making it the ideal space for Schott’s first Chicago location,” said Campagni. “In addition, Bucktown’s hip, artsy vibe is perfect for this iconic all-American artisan retailer to connect with residents and visitors alike.”
Schott NYC is a century-old, family-owned American clothing manufacturer that has produced iconic high-end leather motorcycle jackets, shoes and other apparel favored by celebrities. They currently have locations in Manhattan and Los Angeles. Their newest store is scheduled to open in Summer 2017.
The leading independent real estate firm in North America specializing in retail leasing, investment sales and consulting services, RKF serves a broad spectrum of domestic and global clients in services ranging from national tenant and owner representation to advisory, consulting and dispositions. With approximately $30 billion in aggregate real estate transactions to its credit, RKF has been responsible for identifying scores of real estate opportunities throughout the United States for leading American and international chains, retailers, developers and institutional clients. RKF is headquartered in New York with offices in Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Northern New Jersey, San Francisco and Toronto. RKF operates in Canada as RKF Group Canada Realty, a retail brokerage.
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