Meet Lynn Reich and her industrial services team
Your real estate decisions just may be the easiest you have to make. How?
By choosing to work with industrial real estate professional Lynn Reich. Dynamic, enterprising and energetic - a few adjectives that are used to describe the leader of this seasoned team. Developing lasting relationships through exceptional service, consistent delivery and a national perspective defines this team. In a highly commoditized business, Lynn proves she is much more by providing creative solutions for her clients' real estate needs.
Lynn Reich consistently brings landlords and tenants together to solve distribution and manufacturing real estate challenges on a nationwide basis with provable results. For the past 35 years, through three recessions and 22% interest rates, her clients received the benefit of a results based real estate solution platform. This is accomplished by Lynn continuing to invest in herself to be the best partner with her clients by bringing the resources needed to every project locally and nationally.
What SIOR and CCIM mean to clients
In a world of acronyms, the ones that provide performance insurance to clients include SIOR and CCIM. Both are earned, not bought. Both indicate seasoned professionals who are recognized in the industry as service providers who have proven their ability to succeed. Simply put, the designations are evidence that the highest level professionals are part of the real estate team.
Clients benefit from an affiliation with Colliers, a global leader in real estate services with more than 17,000 professionals operating in 68 countries. In addition to being highly skilled experts in their field, they are passionate about what they do. We are joined together by a shared set of values and ethics that shape a collaborative environment throughout our organization, unsurpassed in the industry.
Lynn in the media
Lynn has spoken numerous times at industry events and has been a trusted source for the media, both video and print.
Executive Vice President
Chicago - Rosemont
I am currently an executive vice president in Chicago with Colliers and have been working in the industry for 40 years as an industrial and commercial real estate specialist. I have extensive national project experience, including consummating 2.4 million square feet of transactions in the last 12 months. I am a past president of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), an international trade association, which, along with Colliers professionals, assists her efforts in acquisitions, dispositions and other transactions on a nationwide basis.
Prior to her role with Colliers, I was a principal with Podolsky Northstar Realty Partners, LLC, a managing director at Stein and Company and a founding member of Corporate Realty Advisors. I am a graduate of DePaul University, earned an accounting degree and obtained the CPA designation. I am one of 965 real estate professionals nationwide to hold the double designation of SIOR and CCIM. I have also served as a mentor with The Goldie Initiative along with participation in the Colliers mentor program.
I have received numerous production awards from Colliers, including Top Industrial Producer. In 2016, I received a Lifetime Achievement Award from CREW Chicago.
Senior Director of Research
Chicago - Rosemont
I am vice president, market research at Colliers International | Chicago and lead the Industrial Advisory Group’s market research initiative. I am responsible for managing and maintaining the industrial properties database, which includes property sales and leases, tenant information and comparable transactions. I have a deep understanding of the Chicago-area industrial real estate market and provide in-depth analyses, reports and market trends that are referenced by a diverse group of clients including landlords, appraisers and developers. I am considered an expert in the field and am frequently featured in industry newspapers and publications.
I have more than 10 years of industry experience having served as the director of research for both NAI Hiffman, and most recently Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. In this role, I oversaw the local research departments and provided comprehensive reports on market statistics in the Chicago and regional commercial real estate markets.
I began my real estate career as director of marketing for Rosemont-based Epic Realty Partners, now affiliated with Transwestern.
SIOR and CCIM: what does it mean for clients?
It is assurance that the highest level professionals are part of the real estate team. Lynn Reich has the rare distinction of holding both the SIOR and CCIM designations.
Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) maintains and promotes a professional designation of the highest quality for the benefit of its members and their clients. The SIOR designation stands unchallenged for excellence in the performance of real estate services, and is universally recognized as the prerequisite in the selection of a commercial real estate broker, agent or consultant.
- 3,000 members
- 34 countries
- 630 cities
A Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a recognized expert in the commercial and investment real estate industry. The CCIM designation is earned after successfully completing a process that ensures the candidate is proficient not only in theory, but also in practice. This elite group of CCIMs include brokers, leasing professionals, investment counselors, asset managers, appraisers, corporate real estate executives, property managers, developers, institutional investors, commercial leaders, attorneys, bankers and other allied professionals.
- 13,000 members
- 30 countries
As part of a global real estate leader, Colliers has the resources to provide advisory services with a commitment to follow through, one of the most important elements of any project.
- Multi-market transaction management
- Relocation and consolidation analysis
- Highest and best use evaluation
- Sale or lease analysis
- Tenant representation
- Lease renewal and extensions
- Sale-leaseback investment
- Lease administration and audit
- Construction management
- Local and state incentives
- Labor cost assessment
When we strive to exceed our clients’ expectations, the result is memorable experiences. Our clients tell their friends and colleagues about the exceptional results we achieved and the personal attention they received.
But don’t take our word for it. See what our clients say, in their own words:
DSC Logistics and Supply Chain Management
"We know that Lynn not only takes the time to thoroughly understand our needs and direction as company, but becomes involved in our successes with our broad customer base."
Verlyn Suderman, Vice President & General Counsel
"Lynn's attentiveness and eye for detail is unsurpassed in the market and I highly recommend her and her team to companies large and small regardless of their real estate needs."
Tom Colarusso, Vice President, Real Estate & Property Management
"We have looked at over 25 markets around the country...the contacts that you have nationwide have proven to be invaluable."
Steven Trottier, Project Manager