At Mid-America, Mr. Kuchman is responsible for the coordinated efforts of a 19 member sales staff who collectively represent over 85 of the country’s top retail chains. He has over fifteen years of experience in the areas of retail tenant representation, surplus property disposition, shopping center leasing, commercial sales, assemblage, Development Consulting and market analysis. Mr. Kuchman represents selected clients in as many as 50 major metropolitan markets, in addition to his efforts in the Greater Chicagoland Area. Over the course of his career, Kuchman has completed over six hundred lease transactions with a collective value in excess of $2 billion. Kuchman has represented retail tenants in the acquisition of over 9.0 million square feet of space and has assisted developers in gaining approval for the Development and leasing of five million square feet of new construction.
Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, the Mid-America Real Estate organization is Chicago and the Midwest’s leading full-service retail real estate organization. Founded in 1984 primarily to service an emerging national chain store expansion phenomenon, Mid-America Real Estate Corporation (MAREC) brokers and consultants have been unrivaled in tenant representation, pre-Development and shopping center leasing, land assemblage, investment sales and Consulting. Mid-America Asset Management Company (MAAMCo) has similarly become the region’s most dominant third-party asset Management group, accumulating an impressive portfolio of clients and currently managing and leasing in excess of 16 million square feet, more than any other non-owner firm. The Management company also provides construction Management and Development services for its clients. The two companies have also recently combined to offer retail Consulting services to area municipalities. Mid-America Investment and Development Corporation (MIDCO), formed in 2001, focuses on the acquisition and Development of retail product throughout the Midwest. Mid-America also has an office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.