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c +i CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURE “We preach specialization here – that really has made a difference for us.” -Michelle Panovich, principal Well Developed A STRONG FOCUS ON THE RETAIL SECTOR HAS ELEVATED MID-AMERICA REAL ESTATE GROUP TO ELITE STATUS IN THE MIDWEST. > M I D - A M E R I C A R E A L E S TAT E G R O U P // Mid-America Real Estate Group is the Midwest’s largest full-service retail real estate services firm, serving more than 250 properties. BY J I M H A R R I S toughest of years where the economy has not grown,” says Panovich, a principal and managing partner for the company. Panovich attributes this growth to the company’s bringing expert knowledge to its clients. “The fact that we do retail only and haven’t branched out has given us the ability to be the absolute best in the market with regard to our knowledge and the relationships we have with retailers,” she says. “We preach specialization here – that really has made a difference for us. Our busi- ness is first and foremost a service business, and what we provide is knowledge to owners so they make the right decisions.” -----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] Mid-America Real Estate Group Headquarters: Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. Employees: 170 Specialty: Property management and project leasing -------------------------------------------------------------- When Michelle Panovich joined MidAmerica Asset Management in the early 1990s, the company represented only a handful of retail landowners. Today, the company is a crucial component of the Midwest’s largest full-service retail real estate services provider, working with more than 250 properties in three states. “The accomplishment I’m most proud of in my career is the fact that the company has grown every year, even in the 22 MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM SPRING 2012 http://www.MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Management Today - Spring 2012

Management Today - Spring 2012
Millionaire Mega Toys
Power Words
Marketing Strategy
Wisdom Era
Mid-America Real Estate Group
The HT Group
Supply Chain
Carvajal Empaques
Graham Partners
Carley Foundry
Cotter Bros. Corp.
SMS Siemag
Allied Alloys
Albiasa Corp.
Columbus McKinnon
4 Guys Fire Trucks
Metalcraft of Mayville
MMIC Global
Tom James
US Pole Inc.
Kaivac Cleaning
Playworld Systems
Global Mergers
ADA Environmental Solutions
Kalahari Resorts
Genghis Grill
NewMark Merrill Companies
Rose Pest Solutions
Westgate Resorts
Marquis Alliance Energy Group
Ross Video
Daniels Electronics
Chatters Canada Ltd.
Metro Paper Industries
Special Section: Aviation
Honolulu International Airport
Edwards Jet Center
Greenpoint Technologies
Special Section: Peru Focus
Zip-Pak South America
La Viga S.A.
Special Section: Top Home Builders
Gehan Homes
Ole South Properties
The Warmington Group
Forino Corp.
Special Section: Most Promising Companies
Virtual Instruments
RGB Networks
Salient Federal Solutions
Ad Index
Last Look

Management Today - Spring 2012