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Mid-America Real Estate Corporation Executes Sale of Iconic Spanish-Style Shopping Center in Wilmette, IL

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team is pleased to announce the sale of Plaza Del Lago, an iconic 100,000 square foot open-air shopping center located on the border of Wilmette and Kenilworth on Chicago’s affluent North Shore. Plaza del Lago was originally built in the 1920s, and with its charming Spanish-style architecture and neighborhood location is a fixture on Chicago’s North Shore.  WS Development purchased the property in partnership with CrossHarbor Capital Partners. Joe Girardi of Mid-America Real Estate served as the broker for the transaction.

About Mid-America Real Estate

Mid-America Real Estate is the largest regional retail property services firm in the Midwest. The organization’s exclusive focus on retail real estate, combined with cutting-edge technology and unsurpassed service, distinguishes Mid-America within the industry and provides clients with a competitive edge. The company manages and leases 42 million square feet of retail space, and represents over 270 retailers. Mid-America’s Investment Sales Group represents clients in the sale of retail properties throughout the greater Midwest region.  The Investment Sales Group’s strategic approach combines outstanding national exposure with the best local knowledge, resulting in the successful disposition of over $12.15 billion to date.  For more information, visit

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