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Real Estate

The Real Estate Department manages all property owned, leased, and used by CPS.

Real Estate


42 W. Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60602

The Real Estate Department is the point of contact for all real estate issues. We ensure that CPS utilizes property in a way that supports and benefits schools and educational programming; serves the needs of the community; and if possible, generates income for schools. We also strive to maximize the use of all real estate assets and minimize property rental expenditures.

Responsible for:

  • Facilitating license agreements for district's 600+ schools 
  • Managing telecommunications license agreements 
  • Facilitating event agreements for the district
  • Managing leased facilities
  • Managing CPS headquarters office and satellite administration offices
  • Managing surplus property portfolio