real estate development services - the shaw company

Development Services

Comprehensive Real Estate Development and Consulting Services

The Shaw Company provides comprehensive services that cover every stage of a property development, from conception to completion. In addition to land development, and urban redevelopment, we offer owner representation, consulting, marketing, construction and leasing services.

Our decades of experience working on many types of developments in different real estate markets allows us to tailor the engagement to suit our clients’ specific needs.


The Shaw Company has an established record in developing signature properties on behalf of corporate, institutional, private investor clients and ourselves. Our developments span several categories, including:

  • Retail / Mixed Use
  • Residential
  • Senior / Independent Housing
  • Hotel
  • Office
  • Land Development


We provide comprehensive services that help property owners maximize the value of their real estate investments. We make it our goal to treat every client with respect and commitment to their objectives, taking a long-term view.

We tailor consulting services to meet the specific needs of individual owners and properties. Owners may leverage our experience in the preparation of a comprehensive strategy, project budgeting and management, implementation of a marketing and leasing plan, and negotiating various transactions. 


The Shaw Company has provided expert real estate development services to prominent clients, including:

  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Sears, Roebuck & Co.
  • Hilton Hotels 
  • The Archdiocese of Chicago
  • Bethany Theological Seminary
  • City of Waukegan, Illinois
  • City of Chicago, Illinois
  • Manheim Services Corporation
  • Northwestern University
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
Luther Village

Luther Village

Homan Square

Homan Square

Fountain Square of Waukegan

Fountain Square of Waukegan