Acquisition Criteria

Abbell Associates is accepting packages on core, urban and secondary market retail/office properties that are available for acquisition, meeting the following criteria.


Norris R. Eber, CSM, CLS, CDX
President & CIO

direct 312.528.7910
fax 312.341.9012
cell 847.226.1213

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Type of Property

RETAIL: Enclosed and open-air retail projects
OFFICE: Urban or dense suburban. Often part of retail package
VACANT LAND: Vacant land to be developed for retail or office


RETAIL: Anchored Centers preferred
OFFICE: 85% Absorption Rate within office
market area

Size of Property

RETAIL: 100,000 + SF of Multi-Tenant retail
OFFICE: 100,000 +RSF
VACANT LAND: Retail 10 acres or more, Office to support 3 stories or more of 100,000 RSF

Geographic Area

We have three regional offices, in Chicago, IL, Des Moines, IA, and Toledo, OH. Our major focus is in these states plus Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas.

Trade Area
  • Minimum population of 50,000 within a two-mile radius
  • Major intersection of two thoroughfares
Special Interests

Properties in which Abbell can add value and increase cash flow through redevelopment, leasing, renovation or expansion

Price Range
  • No upper limit
  • Should be a value opportunity