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Central Place Real Estate | Rob Zache | 525 Junction Rd. Suite 8860, Madison, WI 53717 | 608-662-1661 | rob@centralplace.biz

TRACK RECORD

Central Place has been involved in over 100 development projects & commercial property brokerage & leasing transactions throughout states of Wisconsin, Illinois (Chicagoland), Missouri (St Louis, Kansas City), Minnesota, & Arkansas over the past 35 years, with emphasis in their home base market, Madison, WI.  A representative sample of our past projects include:

Hotels

Over 50 new-build limited service and select service hotels

Hampton Inn & Suite

Skokie, largest in the US

Hilton Garden Inn

O’Hare, largest in the US

TRACK RECORD

Over the past 40 years, Central Place has been involved in over 100 development, brokerage & leasing transactions throughout states of Wisconsin, Illinois (Chicagoland), Missouri (St Louis, Kansas City), Minnesota, & Arkansas, with a total project value in excess of $1 Billion.  

Our current emphasis is in our home base markets of Madison, WI & south central Wisconsin.  

A representative sample & past project highlights include:

Hotels

Over 50 new-build limited service and select service hotels

Hampton Inn & Suites—Skokie, largest HI&S in the US

Hilton Garden Inn—O’Hare, largest HGI in the US

Hampton Inn Hotel—St Louis Arch, 16 stories

Retail Development Projects 

Selected for the largest Retail Projects in Greater Madison in the past 40 years

Hilldale Mall

Madison, initial purchase for redevelopment, leasing agent

Greenway Station

Middleton, leasing agent

The Shops at Prairie Lakes

Sun Prairie, leasing agent & development services

Restaurants

Over 50 new-build major restaurants—casual theme, fast casual, fast food

15 year exclusive state of WI rep for OSI Partners, largest restaurant company in the US (Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Fleming’s Steakhouse, Cheeseburger in Paradise). Approximately 35 Country Kitchen Restaurants, new-build & remodels.

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World of Beer, site selection

Outback Steakhouse, site selection

Bonfyre Grill, space leasing

Retail

Retail site selection, land and space brokerage and leasing or any other retail tenant or client needs.

Marcus Cinema, Sun Prairie, WI, 15 acre site sale for 16 screen theater

Roundy’s Supermarket, Kenosha, WI, space lease for 60,000 SqFt grocery

Kessler’s Diamonds, Madison, site & building custom development for diamonds retailer

Office

Development, leasing, tenant rep, development services

660 John Nolen Drive, land assemblage & building development of 32,000 SqFt office

Nolen Center, site & building development of 12,500 SqFt single tenant medical office

Arbor Gate development services & leasing for retail/office mixed-use project

Land

Development, leasing, tenant rep, development services

Sentry Foods Redevelopment, Middleton

   660 John Nolen Drive Offices, Madison

Globe University, Middleton

Civic and Community

Volunteer service & consulting

Monona Terrace, Frank Lloyd Wright designed City of Madison Convention Center, Commission, Civic Cabinet, referendum campaign, principal public speaker & advocate

In-House Development Projects

Land, Building Development, Management, Sale

660 John Nolen Drive

35,000 SqFt multi-tenant office building

Kessler’s Diamonds, Madison

Nolen Center—12,500 SqFt medical office building, Madison

For Additional information & Detailed Project List

Recently Completed Deals

Purchases

Retail/Apartments Mixed-use building, Sauk City—purchase of retail first floor with 20 upper apartments on the Wisconsin River as the back end of a 1031 exchange

 

Robertson Cosmetic Center, Middleton—8,000 sqft condo purchase of a newly built 2nd floor office space with underground parking.

 

Brenan’s Market (site), University Ave, Madison—Purchase of the 1.5 acre site for redevelopment to 50 unit housing project.

Sales

660 John Nolen Drive Office, Madison—Sale of $4 million 3-story office building to Wisconsin Educational Association.

 

Holiday Inn Hotel, 610 John Nolen Drive, Madison—sale of 3.5 acre vacant site for 110 room Holiday Inn hotel (part of 2-lot master plan with 660 John Nolen Drive office building).

 

Nolen Center, 710 John Nolen Drive, Madison—Sale of $2,250,000 office building to be converted to upscale restaurant in front of Sheraton Madison Hotel.

 

Marcus Cinema, The Shops at Prairie Lakes, Sun Prairie—Sale of 15 acre site to Marcus Cinema for 16 screen movie theater

 

Former Sentry Grocery Store Site—Middleton—Sale of 2 acres site on Allen Blvd. for redevelopment into senior housing campus

 

Globe University, Middleton—Sale of 4.5 acre vacant site to Globe University in Greenway Center

 

Leystra’s Family Restaurant, Sauk City—Sale a long-time established full service restaurant

 

Elderberry Road Housing, Madison—Sale of 2 investment properties

 

Leases

Bonfyre Restaurant, Madison—Lease of 6000 SqFt restaurant space in retail/restaurant/office mixed-use building on West Beltline Highway

 

World of Beer, Middleton—Lease of 4500 SqFt restaurant space at Greenway Center

 

Gruno’s Diamond’s, Madison—Lease of freestanding 2500 SqFt retail space at West Towne Mall

Hurts Doughnuts, Middleton—Lease of 2-story 6000 SqFt restaurant space

 

Currently Working With:

Kesslers Diamonds—retailer

JA Connery Co.—housing developer

McDonalds --restaurants

Food Fight—Top multi-unit restaurant owner/operator in Madison

DeFoor Brothers—Senior housing, banking, hotel developer