B+E opens Chicago office, names Tim Hain as founding senior member

B+E, a tech-driven brokerage and trading platform for net lease real estate, announced the opening of its Chicago office and the hiring of Tim Hain as a director and founding senior member of the office. The B+E Chicago office will be located at 980 N. Michigan Avenue and joins existing offices in New York, San Francisco and Tampa, Florida.

“We are very excited to open our Chicago office and that Tim Hain will join our team,” said Camille Renshaw, B+E CEO. “Tim is a highly respected senior broker with a great track record in the office and industrial segment and we are thrilled to have him aboard.”

Hain started his commercial real estate career in Chicago in 1993 with JMB Realty’s then newly formed retail REIT, Urban Shopping Centers, Inc. From 2012 to 2014, he was a director with Avison Young and its predecessor brokerage company. Hain then formed his own brokerage firm, Hain Commercial Realty, and split his time between the Florida and Chicago markets.

During his career, Hain has advised on transactions with numerous companies, including FedEx, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Computer Associates, Iron Mountain Information Management, Staples, Wayfair, DHL, Alro Metals, Pulte Homes and Edwards others. His careere has spanned the leasing of office and industrial space, pursuit of build-to-suit developments, acquisition of land sites and development of speculative office and industrial buildings.

Hain holds a bachelor of science degree in finance and accounting from the University of Illinois, is a CPA and has held board positions with commercial real estate organizations including NAIOP and the REIC.