November, 2023

GROBMAR is pleased to be doing build to suit projects currently in 5 New States- throughout the US.

November, 2022

In 2022 GROBMAR Real Estate Investments, LLC helped a number of National Tenants penetrate New Markets/ States and continued to help them successfully complete aggressive rollout expansion plans.

December, 2021

GROBMAR continues to agressively develop Single Tenant Users for Build to Suits - throughout the United States.

November, 2020

GROBMAR has leaned into 2020 - and is pleased to announce 3 new build to suit relationships with some of the fastest growing national tenant users in the United States. GROBMAR's game plan is to do deals in selective well run states with balanced budgets - as well as making sure that the tenant use categories that do not compete directly with Amazon.

February, 2020

Mr. Marino was happy to be a sponsor for the NIASHF 11th Annual Fight Night!

11th Annual Night At The Fights

November 2019

GROBMAR Real Estate Investments LLC completes 20 single tenant deals in 2019.

GROBMAR is proud to be part of NIASHF Gala on November 9th, 2019!

42nd NIASHF Gala on November 9th, 2019

Mr. Marino was pleased to meet the Vice President of the United States at Charlie Kirks private event for Turning Point USA.

Mr. Marino with VP Mike Pence.

Kenneth Marino was pleased to spend time with Sean Hannity from News at private event in Chicago IL.

October 2019

Mr. Marino was pleased to sponsor the Eisenberg Foundation's Annual Dinner.

December, 2018

GROBMAR Real Estate Investments, LLC completes 15 single tenant deals in 2018.

September, 2018

GROBMAR Real Estate Investments, LLC is proud to be a sponsor of the Harold E. Eisenberg- Twentieth Annual Dinner.

Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation 20th Anniversary Preview Kenneth C. Marino, GROBMAR, President and CEO

October, 2017

GROBMAR Real Estate Investments, LLC completes 9 single tenant deals in 2017.

April, 2017

Mr. Marino- advised Roosevelt University on their Eisenberg Foundation Real Estate Competition- the result was a First Place Award- with a $5000 Scholarship check to the School. Release.

January, 2016

GROBMAR is pursuing 8 single tenant deals for 2016.

December, 2015

GROBMAR completes 5 single tenant deals in 2015.

October 2014

GROBMAR starts new build to suit in west burbs.

August 2014

GROBMAR completes two single tenant build to suits in St. Charles, IL. GROBMAR starts a new single tenant build to suit in Lake In the Hills, IL.

June 2014

Mr. Marino joins John Stossel of Fox News Channel at Ayn Rand Institute Atlas Shrugged dinner at the Langham Hotel in Chicago, IL. This organization raises money for college student scholarships and internships with the institute.

December 2013

Mr. Marino is pleased to announce new single tenant deals in the Chicagoland Area with two new National Retailers.

June 2013

Ken Marino was pleased to represent the Eisenberg Foundation as a Mentor for the 1000th day of Mentorship since the inception of the Mentor Program.

March 2013

Mr. Marino was pleased to make a presentation to the students at Marquette University about Commercial Real Estate Development on behalf of the Eisenberg Foundation's Speaker's Series.

January 2013

Glenbrook Commons - Ft. Wayne, IN- 254,112 sf Center - GROBMAR Investments, LLC was responsible for adding Dunham's Sporting Goods in a 67,000 square foot vacancy.

August, 2012

GROBMAR Investments, LLC- is in the process of acquiring a 250,000 sf Big Box center located in the Midwest.

May 2012

GROBMAR Investments, LLC- is starting Build to Suits for two National Single Tenants in the North and West Suburbs of Chicagoland Area.

March 2012

GROBMAR Investments, LLC- Completes the sale of two Single Tenant National Day Care Centers in the Chicagoland Area.

January 2012

GROBMAR investments is in negotiations to acquire 140,000 sf value added center in the midwest.

November 2011

GROBMAR completes Single Tenant Outlot development in Schaumburg, IL.

October 2011

GROBMAR makes offer on two Bank Owned Neighborhood Strip Centers in the Southwest Suburbs of Chicago.

September 2011

GROBMAR Investments, LLC is pleased to announce the sale of a vacant nine acre parcel located at the NWC of Route 47 & Keslinger Road in Elburn, IL - to the purchaser Batavia Enterprises Inc.

August 2011

GROBMAR Investments, LLC makes offers on two distressed mixed use developments located in Chicagoland Infill Suburban Markets.

July 2011

GROBMAR Investments, LLC developing National Daycare Deal in the City of Chicago.

June, 2011

GROBMAR Investments, LLC reaches agreement to redevelop 250,000 sf -West Suburban Shopping Center.

May 2011

Two Outlot Development Begins construction in Schaumburg, IL.

April, 2011

GROBMAR Investments, LLC is doing preliminary work on a Development in Libertyville, IL -for a 3 Outlot Subdivision with National Retail Tenants.

March 2011

GROBMAR Investments, LLC is finalizing a Ground Lease for a National Bank tenant in the Suburban Chicagoland area.

February 2011

Kenneth & Koren Marino are pleased to have made a series of contributions to be a part of the Chicago Children's Advocacy Center's Major Donor Program for 2010-2011.

January 2011

GROBMAR finishing Due Diligence on purchase of two Midwest Power Centers.

December 2010

GROBMAR gets final approval for National Daycare Operator in Schaumburg, IL.

November 2010

Mr. Marino is moving ahead to finalize zoning/ special use permit- on a National Daycare Operator for his development in Schaumburg, IL. -by the end of 2010.

October 2010

Ken Marino volunteered as a speaker on Real Estate Development for the Eisenberg Foundation Career Day. This program mentors 100 Students from Midwest Universities on Commercial Real Estate.

GROBMAR Investments, LLC is under contract on two large Value Added Retail Centers for closure by the end of 2010.

September 2010

Kenneth Marino, President of GROBMAR Investments, LLC is pleased to announce strategic relationships with 5 Institutional/ Private Equity Investors and High Net Worth Family Offices for the purchase of Retail Shopping Centers in the Midwest and East Coast of the United States.

August 2010

GROBMAR Investments, LLC was a sponser for the 3rd Annual Tommy LaSorda Golf Outing in August 23th, 2010.

July 2010

Kenneth Marino and Nick Sinatra met with Chicago Investment Bankers- about Joint Venture opportunities to buy 100,000 to 300,000 sf Retail Centers in offmarket portfolios transactions.

June, 2010

Mr. Marino and Consultant Nick Sinatra have a followup meeting in New York City to secure forward commitments for financing for the purchase of distressed Retail Shopping Centers in 2010 and 2011.

Ken Marino as development chair hosts the first of three cultivation receptions at the Chicago Children's Advocacy Center.

May, 2010

Mr. Marino as board member for the Chicago Children's Advocacy Center - accepted an award with the Exective Director of the CCAC - Char Rivette from the White Sox Charities and the McCormick Foundation on behalf of the CCAC.

April, 2010

Mr. Marino and Consultant Nick Sinatra of Sinatra and Company traveled to New York to meet with a select group of Hedge Funds and Investment Bankers to raise a second traunch of Capital for GROBMAR Investments Fund.

March 2010

Mr. Marino was a sponser for the NIASHF Gala held in Chicago honoring Hall of Fame inductees.

February 2010

Mr. Marino spoke to the Master's program Planning Students- at University of Illinois at Chicago about Acquiring Distressed Retail Properties in 2010.

February 2010

Mr. Marino spoke at Marquette University to the Real Estate Club about How to Enter the Commercial Real Estate Job Market in the Great Recession of 2010.

January 2010

Mr. Marino spoke at Depaul University to the Real Estate Club about the Changing Commercial Real Estate Market in 2010.

December, 2009

Kenneth and Koren Marino have made a donation to the Chicago Children's Advocacy Center - in the Circle of Hope.

Kenneth Marino was a sponser for Return of the Gold- a Book Signing and presentation by Jerry Colangelo - Chairman of USA Baskeball at the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

November, 2009

As Chairman of the Eisenberg Speaker Series - Mr. Marino spoke to the Finance Students in the MBA Program at Loyola University in the Gold Coast in Chicago, IL.

He also Spoke to the Real Estate Club at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN. Topics Covered included the Current Events in the Commercial Real Estate Market- and the Upcoming Buying Opportunities of Troubled Commercial Properties.

October, 2009

As Chairman of the Eisenberg Speaker Series- Mr, Marino spoke to undergraduate business/finance students at Career Day at the University of Chicago at the Hyde Park Campus in Chicago, IL.

September 2009

NY Jewelers based in Chicago, IL and Kenneth Marino- donated a High End Tag Heuer Watch to the 2nd Annual Tommy Lasorda Golf Outing - to benefit the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

August 2009

Ken Marino was awarded Mentor of the Year for the Eisenberg Foundation, where he mentored 38 college students and spoke to 15 universities.

June 2009

GROBMAR Investments, LLC hosted a party in June, 2009 for the Board & Friends of the Children's Advocacy Center - a not for profit in Chicago, IL - at Lux Bar in Chicago, IL

May 2009

GROBMAR Investments, LLC co-hosted a party in May, 2009 for the Board & Friends of the Mentor Alumni Association for the Eisenberg Foundation a not for profit in Highland Park, IL - at Lux Bar in Chicago, IL