Granite City real Estate Services

Whether you are a property owner, seller, buyer, commercial tenant or apartment home resident, we are focused on providing you with exceptional service!



Investment Sales

Our investment sales professionals provide comprehensive consulting throughout the entire life cycle of a transaction. They are a talented team of real estate veterans that have represented sellers in all asset categories including office, industrial, retail, medical, specialty use and multi housing.

Every GCRE client benefits from our wealth of business/investment sales experience, access to a deep network of interested buyers, an accurate assessment of property value and a client focused experience. We understand that knowledge, diligence and a proactive approach is how transactions get completed.

Owner/Landlord Representation

Our firm provides comprehensive marketing and leasing strategies that are tailored the individual assignment based on a property's condition, location and ownership's investment objectives. Our leasing strategy include direct solicitation of potential tenants and their brokers, extensive reporting of prospect activity to ownership, optimum pricing recommendations and immediate responses to RFP's and ongoing negotiations. Our execution is efficient because GCRE maintains the most current and comprehensive knowledge of the competitive space in the markets that we service.

Buyer/Tenant Representation

Regardless if your organization's final decision is to stay or move, we apply a comprehensive strategy to ensure that we are accommodating your immediate and future space needs. We start with a thorough analysis of your company to understand your current use, anticipated requirements and any shortcomings that you have previously experienced. We then assemble alternative location options based upon your needs, our knowledge of the market and the financial position and/or reputation of the property owners. Next we negotiate to secure the most favorable lease terms. Upon the completion of the transaction, we remain intimately involved with the process to ensure that you are satisfied and that all parties involved deliver on their commitments.

Strategic Advisory Services

Every owner's real estate investment objectives are unique, and our team of experienced real estate professionals can add value throughout the entire life cycle of an investment. Whether it is the initial due diligence, guidance to stabilize a distressed asset, securing debt or pre-sale property positioning; GCRE has the resources to effectively meet these objectives. Our strategic advisory services include:

  • Underwriting Analysis and Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Development Consulting
  • Debt Assessment / Loan Restructuring
  • Distressed Property Stabilization
  • Market Feasibility Assessment
  • Pre-sale Property Positioning
  • Value Add Renovation Repositioning
  • Real Estate Tax Valuation / Protests
  • Capital Improvement Planning
  • Asset Management

Multi-Housing Property Management

A broad perspective that focuses on multiple disciplines is required to successfully operate multi housing real estate. GCRE accomplishes this and maximizes asset value for our clients by paying attention to details, designing customized management plans and executing for measurable results. Our multi housing management expertise is diverse and innovative, enabling us to effectively service:

  • Market Rate Apartments
  • Affordable Apartments
  • Condo and Townhome Associations
  • Senior Housing
  • Homes/Small Property - Leasing and Maintenance Services

Our approach to service is to shape each resident's attitude from start to finish, always making them as comfortable as possible. This is accomplished by providing responsive, convenient and friendly service at a well-maintained property.

From an owner's perspective, we understand how to consistently grow net income. It requires dynamic leasing and marketing, thoughtful management of expenses and a continuous focus on driving revenue by capturing all rent and ancillary income opportunities.

Commercial Property Management

Our team has a wealth of expertise managing all commercial property types including office, retail, industrial, and mixed use. Each property is unique, and the services we provide are tailored to fit the property type, tenant needs and owner objectives. We have the experience, knowledge and formal training to understand every facet of property management and address the following needs for our clients:

  • Financial Reporting
  • Tenant Relations/Retention
  • Responsive Property Maintenance
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Capital Improvement Planning
  • Vendor/Supplier Contract Negotiation
  • Preventative Maintenance Programs

Facility Management

Facility management services are designed for clients that are owner-operators, investors in single tenant properties and corporate campus users. These are unique situations and the same property management and accounting services designed for multi-tenant assets are usually not the ideal fit. Facility management services we offer include:

  • Maintenance/property service coordination
  • Preparation of annual operating budget
  • Facilitation of payables
  • Scheduled property inspections
  • Vendor/supplier contract negotiations
  • Vendor management
  • Preventative maintenance management
  • Coordination of emergency after-hours service
  • Supervision of capital expenditures/construction
  • Tenant/Customer Service interaction


Advantage Property Services, a GCRE subsidiary company, can provide individualized maintenance and portering services tailored to your facility needs. Depending on the demands of the property and the businesses that operate within it, these services can be set on a reoccurring schedule or provided on an as-needed basis.

  • Day Porter / Building Service Specialist
  • General Maintenance
  • Building Systems Engineering
  • Building Grounds Upkeep
  • Preventive Maintenance Inspections and Services
  • Annual Inspections
  • Card Access/Security System Management
  • Emergency After Hours Service/ Sale