Love’s Travel Stops Purchases Two New Illinois Locations With Assistance From Realty Metrix Commercial

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ALGONQUIN, IL (June 29, 2018) – With assistance from Realty Metrix Commercial, Love’s Travel Stops purchased two new Illinois locations in Rochelle and Hampshire.

Dave Schmidt and Linda Kost, partners of Realty Metrix Commercial, represented Love’s in the purchase of the Rochelle, IL site from seller Intermodal Capital Holdings LP. The 17.06 acre site is located at I-88 and State Route 25. Construction is expected to begin July 9, 2018.

For the Hampshire location, Schmidt represented the Henning’s Family who sold their 99 acre family farm to Love’s. The site, located at the intersection of Interstate 90 and IL Route 20, will also include an Arby’s quick-service restaurant. Construction will begin July 2018.

“We’re proud to help Love’s expand throughout Illinois,” Kost said. “Love’s will be creating new employment opportunities and sales tax revenues for both communities.”

Schmidt and Kost are currently working on several other sites for Love’s as they continue their rapid Midwest expansion.

This year Love’s plans to open more than 40 new locations and will provide thousands of new truck parking spaces.


About Realty Metrix Commercial

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. Kost and Schmidt 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. Contact: Linda Kost, 847-910-8820,,

About Love’s Travel Stops

Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores has more than 460 locations in 41 states, providing professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), travel items, electronics, snacks and more, as well as a wide variety of restaurant offerings. However, in 2018, the Love’s Family of Companies offers more services and options to Customers than ever be

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