Realty Metrix Commercial is a full service commercial real estate firm located in Algonquin, IL – a northwest suburb of Chicago. Partners Linda Kost and Dave Schmidt came together to form a firm that would provide the highest level of service to a select client base by utilizing their 45 years of combined commercial real estate experience.
Linda and Dave pay great attention to the details of a transaction and understand the nuances of commercial real estate in the 21st century. Linda draws upon her vast knowledge in commercial real estate development and leasing and can guide clients through acquisitions, dispositions, entitlement, lease negotiations and marketing strategies all in an effort to maximize value. Dave draws upon his marketing background, project management experience, finance knowledge and problem solving skills to get brokerage deals done.
Linda and Dave specialize in retail, industrial, land and investment sales and have a commanding presence in Kane and McHenry counties and the Randall Rd corridor within the northwest suburbs of Chicago.
Linda Kost, Senior Broker/ Partner – Realty Metrix Commercial
Linda Kost has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience and is a retail specialist in Northern Illinois. She has held senior positions with Coldwell Banker Commercial, The Crown Group, Centerville Properties and Premier Commercial Realty.
In addition to her retail expertise she has significant experience in Retail Development, Landlord & Tenant Representation, Investment Sales and disposition of REO assets. Linda has completed over 1,600 hundred leases in her career and assisted in the development, sales or acquisition of over $415 million worth of projects.
The following is a short list of blue chip clients that Linda has represented: Piggly Wiggly, Dominick’s, Walgreens, True Value, Ace Hardware, Wingstop, Dunkin Donuts, Massage Green, Premier Veterinary Group and Cross Kick Fitness. She is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and Northern Illinois Commercial Associations of Realtors.
Dave Schmidt, Managing Broker / Partner – Realty Metrix Commercial
Dave Schmidt has more than 15 years of commercial real estate experience and specializes in industrial, land acquisition, investment sales and project management. He has held senior brokerage positions at Premier Commercial Realty and Coldwell Banker Commercial.
Dave has excellent research and analytic skills. This skill set assists Dave in evaluating assets, negotiating sale and lease contracts and project management of both the physical and financial aspects of a property. Dave has a diverse knowledge of the trades and can expertly perform property management and project management of build-outs for both property owners and tenants.
Schmidt has been recognized for his work in commercial real estate by receiving the “Sterling Society” award and the “Bronze Circle of Distinction” on multiple occasions. He is a member of the Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors.