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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Single Tenant Net Leased Walgreens within the Chicago MSA

(Wilmette, IL- January 21, 2019) – (RealEstateRama) — The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Walgreens property located at 1295 Lily Cache Lane in Bolingbrook, Illinois for $4,385,000.

Walgreens within the Chicago MSA

The 13,905 square foot Walgreens benefits from its hard corner location along Weber Road (25,200 VPD) which is a primary north-south thoroughfare. Retailers in the immediate area include Lowe’s, Aldi, Home Depot, Meijer, Target, Jewel-Osco, Best Buy and Ross Dress for Less. There are 210,813 people living within five miles of the property earning an average household income of $126,227. The property is located in a robust industrial market. The area is home to Ulta Beauty Headquarters, Weather Tech, Amazon Fulfillment and numerous other logistic facilities.

Randy Blankstein and Jimmy Goodman of The Boulder Group represented the seller in the transaction; a Midwest based Real Estate Company. The buyer was a private investor in a 1031 tax exchange.

The Walgreens lease expires July 31, 2028 and features eight 5-year renewal option periods. Walgreens is the largest drug retailing chain in the United States and has over 8,175 locations in the U.S.A. Walgreens is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (WBA) with a market capitalization in excess of $73 billion. Both Walgreen Co. and Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. are investment grade rated each with a Standard & Poor’s rating of BBB.

“Walgreens drug store properties with proven operating histories continue to garner significant investor interest.” said Randy Blankstein, President of The Boulder Group. Jimmy Goodman, Partner of The Boulder Group, added, “Properties with strong real estate fundamentals continue to be in demand with all investor classes.”

About The Boulder Group

The Boulder Group is a boutique investment real estate service firm specializing in single tenant net lease properties. The firm provides a full range of brokerage, advisory, and financing services nationwide to a substantial and diversified client base, which includes high net worth individuals, developers, REITs, partnerships and institutional investment funds. Founded in 1997, the firm has arranged the acquisition and disposition of over $5 billion of single tenant net lease real estate transactions. From 2012-2018, the firm was ranked in the top 10 companies in the nation for single tenant retail transactions by both Real Capital Analytics and CoStar. The Boulder Group is headquartered in suburban Chicago.


Media Contact:

Randy Blankstein
The Boulder Group