Location: 12842 South Western Avenue, Blue Island, IL, 60406

Approx. 12,400 sf Vacant Warehouse in Mixed Use Building with Income from Retail & Apartments in Blue Island, IL

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Suggested Opening Bid: $260,000

Buyer’s Premium: 6% ($40,000 minimum applies)

Cooperating Broker’s Commission: 2% of Bid Price/Offer Price (before Buyer’s Premium is added)

Built: 1927

Lot Size: Approx. 13,888 SF

Building Size: Approx. 16,240 SF

2018 Taxes: $22,968.57

PIN #: 24-36-213-011-0000

2018 Taxes: $2,172.20

PIN #: 24-36-213-022-0000

2018 Taxes: $0

PIN #: 24-36-213-012-0000

Zoning: C1; Central Area Commercial

Traffic Count: 7,410 VPD

Electrical: 400 Amps 

Heating: Forced warm air in retail; ceiling-suspended radiant space heaters in warehouse

Air Conditioning: Forced air, individual units

Number of Freight Elevators: 1

This income producing, approx. 16,240 sf mixed use building is located in a well stabilized section of Western Avenue in Blue Island, near Interstate 57, only 15 miles from downtown Chicago.

It has an approx. 1,600 sf retail storefront leased to a long term tenant (hair salon) and two leased residential units (a one bedroom unit and a two bedroom unit), all with strong rental history. It offers an approx. 12,400 sf vacant warehouse with approx.14′ ceiling heights (formerly occupied by the now retired owners‘ food distribution business).  The warehouse has two floors (approx. 5,800 sf each) plus a full floor basement (approx. 6,500 sf) with all floors accessible via stairs and freight elevator.  The second floor  of the warehouse is bow trussed with recent repairs and upgrades.

The rear has a commercial drive through garage with alley access.   Adjacent is a 12 space, gated parking lot. The roof was replaced in the last 9 years and all mechanicals and elevator recently maintained, including a new boiler.  Sellers have retired.  Title is clear.  Recent inspection and appraisal  available. The warehouse is vacant, clean and ready for the next new venture!

Title is clear. Sellers have retired and closed the food distribution business.  The warehouse portion of the building is vacant, clean and ready for the next new venture!

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I/We the Accepting Party/Parties and any related entities, including brokers, (the “Accepting Party”) is/are interested in obtaining information regarding this Property (the “Property”) in order to evaluate the possible acquisition (the “Proposed Transaction”) of the Property. By entering my/our password I/We accept the following terms of this confidentiality agreement:

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Location: 12842 South Western Avenue, Blue Island, IL, 60406

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