The development department has unprecedented experience navigating the complex maze of government and finance to deliver the best results for our partners. We work closely with Chicago’s best architectural, engineering, and construction firms to ensure that our buildings meet the highest standards of quality and design. Our award-winning results include office buildings, hotels, parking lots, and retail complexes throughout the Chicagoland area. 

Leasing and Marketing

The leasing and marketing team works closely with our most important business partners—our tenants—to ensure their complete satisfaction at every step of the leasing process. With over 5 million square feet of commercial, retail, restaurant, and residential space, Friedman Properties offers options that meet the needs of most tenants, and flexibility to adapt with those needs over time. Our tenant-partners range from Fortune 500 companies and national retailers to Chicago’s hottest chefs, hoteliers, and entrepreneurs. 

Architecture and Design

The architecture and design team works closely with leasing to deliver creative environments tailored to our tenants needs. Our designers specialize in transforming spaces into signature environments that foster productivity and reflect each tenant’s unique identity. Our team offers a full range of design services ranging from programing and space planning to construction documents and administration. 

Property Management

The property management team oversees maintenance, security, upkeep and routine construction for all Friedman Properties' buildings. Each property has dedicated staff who take pride in the building's upkeep and appearance, while striving to provide the best possible service in a timely manner. The team can address everything from complex mechanical issues to changing light bulbs; no problem is too small. 


Friedman Properties is a nationally recognized leader in historic preservation, adaptive re-use, and the development of complementary new construction in emerging urban communities. Friedman Properties can share invaluable experience-based advice to help you at any stage of your complex development processes. Our services range from pre-acquisition feasibility analysis, counsel, structuring partnerships with governmental authorities, to the development of long-term leasing strategies.