About Podolsky Circle Our Affiliations
Established in 1989, CORFAC International is a network of independently owned commercial real estate brokerage firms. CORFAC currently has offices in 47 U.S. markets, 5 Canadian markets and 17 international markets, including Australia, Colombia, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Romania, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
CORFAC’s brokerage network is comprised of collaborative, entrepreneurial firms that offer unmatched service to clients and provide top-level market expertise. Firm principals are involved in every transaction, adding value and best-in-class service to each client interaction. CORFAC brokers deliver positive results with total accountability.
SIOR has more than 3,000 members in more than 630 cities in 33 countries. Real estate professionals who have earned the SIOR designation are recognized by corporate real estate executives, commercial real estate brokers, agents, lenders, and other real estate professionals as the most capable and experienced brokerage practitioners in any market. We have three active SIOR designations and two past presidents of the Chicago Chapter.
The CCIM Institute is a global commercial real estate network with members across North America and in more than 30 countries. Members are recognized experts in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate providing financial analysis, market analysis, lease analysis, and investment analysis for commercial real estate investments. CCIM members close thousands of transactions annually, representing more than $200 billion in value. Two of our team members have attained the CCIM designation.
NICAR professionals are committed to advancing the interest of Illinois’ commercial real estate industry in such critical areas as legislation, professional development and technology. We are proud to be a co-founder of NICAR, as well as having a principal who has served as past president.
The largest industrial brokerage trade association in Illinois, AIRE is a networking group created to enhance business dealings and maintain a focus on putting the client first to add value to a transaction in an honest and ethical manner. The organization’s over 350 active members are the stalwarts of the industrial brokerage professionals throughout the Chicago Metro area, while its over 130 associate members are leaders in industrial property development, lending, construction, architecture and many other related specialties. The majority of all industrial purchase and sale transactions in the Chicago area are brokered through active AIRE members. Podolsky Circle boasts two past presidents of this association.
Ideally located just 17 miles northwest of the Chicago Loop, Des Plaines has a diversified, vibrant and growing business community. In addition to being the home to several Fortune 500 companies and international businesses, there is a comfortable blend of commercial, financial, industrial, professional, service-oriented and retail sectors. Des Plaines provides a demographic cross section of employee skill levels supporting high tech, industry, manufacturing and distribution concerns.