Established 2009, Ascend Real Estate Group LLC and its affiliated companies (AREG) have been involved in the ownership, development, brokerage, and management of numerous asset types throughout the greater Chicago area.

AREG is a vertically-integrated company pursuing mixed-use development, value-add and distressed asset acquisitions, real estate Marketing/Sales/Leasing, general brokerage, construction management, general contracting, property management, and consulting. 

The AREG Principals have been focused on Chicago metro area real estate for the past 26 years. Their combined experience is over 135 years and they have developed or led investments in over $1.5B in real estate assets throughout their careers.

The Company's expertise is grounded in all major property types and land uses including mixed use high-rise and mid-rise residential (for-sale and rental), retail, office, single-family and townhome development.

AREG has been the court-appointed receiver, asset manager, and broker for over 70 properties.

The Firm's real estate expertise and services include:

Development, direct asset investment, joint ventures

Pre-construction services, construction management, and general contracting

Asset management and property management

For-sale brokerage, leasing and general brokerage

Market and financial feasibility, asset valuation and due diligence and development management

Lender Services
Receivership, litigation and bankruptcy support, asset management and dispositions.

With Integrity and Service, AREG creates value and superior investment returns through the identification and implementation of unique and creative solutions to development, investing, asset management, and disposition.

One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
— Chinuz Achelow
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity
— Douglas Adams