Masuda Funai Represents Sodick in a Build-to-Suit Transaction


CHICAGO - Masuda, Funai, Eifert, & Mitchell, Ltd. is representing Sodick, Inc. in a build-to-suit transaction for a new distribution hub in Schaumburg, Illinois. The 40,000 square-foot modern office, engineering operations, product demonstration and warehouse facility will be developed by Northern Builders. Sodick, Inc. is a manufacturer of EDM machines and linear motor driven EDMs.

Sodick, Inc. is represented by Masuda Funai Principal, Tim Hammersmith, who has extensive experience representing foreign and domestic companies in commercial real estate transactions.

"We are delighted to contribute our legal expertise in this transaction," Hammersmith said. "It's an exciting time to watch our clients expand and capitalize on the opportunity to grow our firm alongside them."

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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