NAI Hiffman gets Burger King leases
OAKBROOK TERRACE -- Michael Meksto, NAI Hiffman senior vice president of the retail services group, has been selected by Burger King to be its strategic adviser to map out its expansion throughout the Midwest as part of its rebranded resurgence into the market.
Five transactions totaling 12,500 square feet have been completed since Burger King hired NAI Hiffman; more than 10 new leases are expected for completion in 2015 across Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. The new leases include four locations in Wisconsin, the fifth lease is a co-brand concept with BP Amoco located at the southeast corner of I-290 and Mannheim Road in Westchester.
Upon completing these transactions, Burger King has selected Meksto to lead expansion efforts into Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Western Iowa and Tennessee. Leasing will be led by Meksto and coordinated with NAI Global partners specializing in these markets.