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Masuda Funai Represents ECHO in Headquarter Expansion

Practices: Real Estate


CHICAGO - Masuda, Funai, Eifert, & Mitchell, Ltd. is representing ECHO, Inc. in the 49,835 square-foot expansion of its world headquarters in Lake Zurich, Illinois. The headquarters are situated on 35 acres, and together with existing buildings, house 578,000 square-feet of corporate offices, manufacturing and distribution operations. ECHO is a subsidiary of Yamabiko Corporation of Japan, and is a developer and manufacturer of professional-grade, outdoor power equipment for both commercial and homeowner markets.

ECHO, Inc. is represented by Masuda Funai Principal, Keith Groebe, who has extensive experience representing foreign and domestic companies in commercial real estate transactions.

"This is a special project for us as we guided ECHO on its original land purchase and initial 80,000 square-feet facility construction in 1983, and on all of its subsequent expansions," Groebe said. "We have had the privilege of representing ECHO since its establishment more than 40 years ago and our relationship with ECHO reflects the kind of long-term client relationships we have maintained for decades because of the quality of our legal work and willingness to go above and beyond our client expectations."

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