Kim McGuire

Senior Vice President

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Kim McGuire joined the Retail Services Group of CBRE in 2008 as a Senior Vice President. Over the course of his career, he has been responsible for hundreds of lease transactions, achieving considerable success in both tenant representation and product leasing. Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. McGuire was a Managing Principal for Northern Realty Group. Before that, Mr. McGuire worked within the Retail Properties Group of Rubloff Inc. as a retail leasing specialist.

Mr. McGuire’s most visible accomplishments include the original 12,000-square-foot, free-standing Banana Republic flagship store on Chicago’s North Michigan Avenue; an unconventional 36,000-square-foot Whole Foods grocery store, located in downtown Evanston and part of a mixed-use development with rooftop parking; the free-standing Shaw’s Crab House and Big Bowl restaurants at the Streets of Woodfield center in Schaumburg, IL; and famed Chef Grant Achatz’s fine-dining Alinea restaurant in Chicago.

As tenant representative, McGuire has overseen site procurement for multiple retailers, including more than 100 Starbucks Coffee stores in Metropolitan Chicago and has represented Le Pain Quotidien, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Sprint/T-Mobile, Panda Express, Cosi , FedEx/Kinko’s and a number of other chain and independent retailers and restaurants. McGuire currently actively represents 5th 3rd Bank in the Chicago metropolitan area.

In the suburbs, he has represented retail landlords in Evanston and Orland Park. Among his many successful downtown Chicago retail leasing projects are Central Standard Building (formerly Bank of America Center), with tenants such as Ann Taylor, H2O Plus, and Starbucks Coffee; the Renaissance Hotel; Marina City; and the North Wind Building at State and Adams Streets, which was pre-leased to CVS.