Ed Lowenbaum

Principal, Industrial Services

Cresa Chicago

150 North Wacker Drive
Suite 2900
Chicago, IL 60606
United States
312.376.4100 main
312.376.4122 dd
773.628.7244 cell
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Ed Lowenbaum is the President of Cresa/Lowenbaum a Chicago-based real estate brokerage, construction management and consulting company. Ed specializes in representing manufacturers and distributors with their industrial real estate needs on a local and national basis.  In the past three years, he have completed projects in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Ontario, Oregon and thorough-out Illinois.  The projects range from the expansion of a salsa manufacturing facility in San Antonio to simultaneously locating and leasing two 600,000 sf regional distribution facilities in Georgia and Pennsylvania for a private label food company.  They are involved in all stages of the project from site selection.

Ed is a 25+ year industry veteran.  He has an Architectural Engineering degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Co.   After college, he was employed by the Fluor Corporation to manage construction projects domestically and internationally, including a three year contract in South Africa building a coal-liquification plant.

After several acquisitions, Ed joined the Trammell Crow Company in 2003 as the Director of Industrial Brokerage for their Chicago office.  While at Trammell Crow, he restructured their brokerage group and significantly increased the income of the operation.   He was also instrumental in sourcing, developing and marketing the first industrial business park in Chicago for Trammell Crow in over 15 years,

During his real estate career, Ed has been involved in over $900 Million in industrial sales, leases, build-to-suits, developments and

Ed has also been involved in numerous civic and charitable organizations including The American Diabetes Association, Chicago Food Depository and the Wrightwood Neighbors Board of Directors.


University of Colorado in Boulder - Architectural Engineering


Property Available Space Rental Rate
135 E Elk Trail
135 E Elk Trail
Carol Stream, IL 60188
67,000 SF $3.95/SF
135 E Elk Trail
135 E Elk Trail
Carol Stream, IL 60188
67,000 $3.95/SF
1351 N Milwaukee Avenue
1351 N Milwaukee Avenue
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
2.6 Acres
300 East Devon
300 East Devon
Bartlett, IL 60103
366,457 $8,245,000 ($22.50 psf)
97 Marquardt
97 Marquardt
Wheeling, IL 60090
38,627 SF