Masuda Funai Represents Mitsubishi Group Subsidiary in HQ Relocation


CHICAGO - Masuda, Funai, Eifert, & Mitchell, Ltd. represented MC Machinery Systems, Inc. in all legal aspects of an approximately $35 million dollar transaction, including land acquisition, entitlements and construction. The company, a member of the Mitsubishi Group, relocated its North American headquarters from Wood Dale, Illinois to Elk Grove Village, Illinois. A 175,982 square foot corporate headquarters that includes financial services, engineering, research and development, warehousing and product demonstration was constructed on an 11.8 acre site. The Opus Group was the general contractor for the Heitman Architects designed project.

MC Machinery Systems, Inc. was represented by Masuda Funai Principals Joseph Parisi, Keith Groebe, Tim Hammersmith and David Alexander, all of whom have extensive experience representing foreign and domestic companies in commercial real estate transactions.

"We were pleased to have the opportunity to assist our client with this transaction and its successful expansion," Groebe said. "It showcases the breadth of real estate work we do in the U.S., as well as our other capabilities as a full-service firm."

About Masuda Funai's Real Estate Practice Group

Masuda Funai's Real Estate Group provides counsel in all aspects of the ownership, financing, development and leasing of real property for residential, commercial and industrial purposes. Services include assistance with site selection, due diligence, contract negotiations, procurement of economic development incentives and real estate tax management.

About Masuda Funai

Masuda Funai is a full-service corporate law firm, headquartered in Chicago, representing international and domestic companies operating and investing in the United States. With legal professionals located in Chicago, Schaumburg and Los Angeles, the firm services clients in every aspect of business, including: establishing, acquiring, and financing operations; ownership, development and leasing of real estate; transfer of overseas employees to the U.S.; employment, labor, and benefits counseling; dispute resolution; intellectual property rights; business litigation; patent and other intellectual property litigation; creditors' rights; business risk management; legal and regulatory compliance; and structuring the distribution and sale of goods and services throughout the U.S. Masuda Funai services a diverse client base across many industries, including manufacturers; transportation and logistics businesses; construction and development companies; professional service organizations; electronics and technology companies; suppliers of food and consumer products, and financial and investment institutions.

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