January 2019

NAI Hiffman announces industrial leader Steve Bass joins team as Senior Vice President

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL, (January 20, 2019) — NAI Hiffman announced that Steven D. Bass has joined the firm as senior vice president with the industrial services team. He brings nearly 20 years of experience representing local companies, corporate organizations and institutional owners in executing commercial real estate strategies throughout Chicagoland and nationally.

“NAI Hiffman provides an opportunity for me to represent my clients with best in class service featuring a market-leading platform that is constantly evolving and moving forward. I’m excited to be able to work alongside some of the top brokers in the business in an environment that encourages collaboration, provides tremendous support and inspires professional excellence and growth” said Bass.

Prior to joining NAI Hiffman, Mr. Bass was an executive vice president with Lee & Associates with an 11-year tenure at the firm. Throughout the span of his career, he has completed more than 250 industrial transactions with a transaction value in excess of $475 million on behalf of owners and occupiers.

 “We set out to find the ideal candidate to supplement our market-leading industrial team and Steve Bass was the at the top of our list. “said Michael Flynn SIOR CCIM, Chief Operating Officer. “Based upon his client-focused approach, extensive market knowledge and outstanding brokerage skills, combined with his personal integrity and engaging personality he was the perfect choice to join our growing organization, culturally as well as professionally.”

 Mr. Bass has represented many institutional clients providing asset leasing and marketing strategies including Stockbridge Capital Group, Venture One Real Estate, Exeter Property Group and Midwest Industrial Funds among others.  His local and national industrial occupier clients have recently included Box Partners LLC, Maines Paper & Food Service, Inc., Hydrox Laboratories, Retail First Corp., National Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry, Inc., and Kabat American providing real estate strategy advice including relocation, expansion, disposition and consolidations.

 Mr. Bass is currently marketing nearly 500,000 SF of industrial space on behalf of his clients and will continue his focus predominately in Kane County, the I-90 Corridor, North DuPage County and the Northwest industrial submarkets.  Mr. Bass attended The University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS.

 About NAI Hiffman

Comprised of more than 160 real estate professionals, NAI Hiffman provides leasing, management, tenant representation, project management, capital markets and investment sales representation for owners and occupiers of commercial real estate in the metro Chicago market. It currently leases and manages a 80+ million SF portfolio of more than 700 commercial properties throughout metropolitan Chicago, Northwest Indiana and Southeast Wisconsin. NAI Hiffman is the Chicago-area representative for NAI Global, the world’s largest managed network of real estate service providers, with more than 6,700 local market professionals managing more than 380 million square feet of property. NAI Global has more than 375 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.naihiffman.com.

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