Chicago, August 18, 2010 ‐‐ Younan Properties, Inc., a fully‐integrated, national real estate owner and operator of office buildings in five major U.S. office markets, continues the expansion of its leasing organization with the appointment of Dan Svachula as Regional Leasing Manager. In this new role, Svachula will be responsible for driving Younan's leasing and marketing strategies for more than 2 million sq. ft. of office space owned and managed by Younan in Chicago.
According to Robert Peddicord, Chief Operating Officer, "Dan brings proven leasing experience to the Chicago market, along with an in‐depth knowledge of Younan having served as Vice President of Leasing for Transwestern, which handles four of Younan's area Chicago properties at 1600 Corporate Center, Embassy Plaza, One North Arlington and Kensington. He is a valuable addition to our Chicago team."
Younan's other Chicago area assets include Younan North LaSalle in the Central Loop submarket, Bannockburn in the North submarket and Prairie Stone Commons in the Northwest submarket. Added Svachula, "Working with Younan Properties over the past four years has provided me a particular insight into the quality of the assets as well as the vision of the management team and the professionalism of the staff. This is a great opportunity to continue my career with another first class organization. I look forward to building upon Younan Properties' tremendous successes in Chicago. "
In seven years at Transwestern, Svachula completed more than 275 deals totaling 2.1 million square feet. He grew his suburban assignments from a single 150,000 RSF building to a 22 building, 3.4 million RSF portfolio. Before joining Transwestern, Svachula was a sales associate for Kingbrook, Inc. He is an executive board member of the Rosemont Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Chicago Office Leasing Broker Association. He atteneded the University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign.
About Younan Properties
Younan Properties is a fully integrated, self‐administered and self‐managed owner and operator of primarily Class "A" office properties located in five major U.S. office markets, including Dallas‐Fort Worth, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix and Los Angeles. The portfolio consists of 35 office properties with approximately 11.0 million square feet of rentable space. Younan Properties is a full‐service real estate company with in‐house expertise and resources in leasing, asset and property management, marketing, acquisitions, redevelopment, facility engineering and financing.
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