Jason Gustaveson


Jason brings a diverse background, experience and command of the metropolitan Chicago commercial real estate market. Jason earned his bachelors and master’s degrees in Urban Planning from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Over the past twenty years Jason has assembled a unique skill set that has made him one of Chicago's top retail brokers. Jason consistently exceeds clients' expectations and offers a unique ability to articulate the nuances and interrelationships of the various Chicago neighborhoods and suburban markets.

Jason has represented several national tenants locally, such as Ann Taylor, LOFT, Naturalizer, and Perry’s Steakhouse. He spearheaded Jos. A. Bank Clothiers’ expansion in metropolitan Chicago, Wisconsin and Indiana completing over 25 leases. Jason excels at complicated projects helping tenants and landlords maneuver the most complex retail scenarios. From understanding retail operations of challenging urban sites to unlocking value within restrictive co-tenancy clauses. Jason has completed over $500 million dollars and leased 2.1 million square feet of space.

Attention to Retail

Jason has the most diverse background and experience at Stone Real Estate. His experience includes complex mixed-use projects in urban areas, specialty/lifestyle centers, high street retail, traditional suburban development, large format retail urban and suburban, restaurants and mom & pop stores.

Recent Assignments
The Promenade BolingbrookBolingbrook, ILM & J Wilkow, Ltd.
Village CrossingSkokie/Niles, ILNuveen
Block 37State Street, Chicago, ILCIM Group
Shoppes at College HillsNormal, IllinoisM & J Wilkow, Ltd.
The Paddock ShopsLouisville, KYAEW
Nolan MainsEdina, MNBuhl Investors
Geographical Experience

Landlord and Tenant representation in Chicago neighborhoods: River North, Streeterville, West Loop, South Loop, Old Town, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Bucktown and surrounding suburbs; Schaumburg, Oak Brook, Naperville, Orland Park, Wilmette, Lake Forest.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Indianapolis, Indiana
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Louisville, Kentucky

Notable Transactions

Ocean Prime, 360 N. Michigan Avenue
Lids, 155 N. Michigan Avenue
Naturalizer, 109 S. State Street
Journey’s, 133 S. State Street
Plum Market, 1225 N. Wells - Old Town
Pinstripes, Lofts at River East - Streeterville
AMC Theaters, Block 37
Lawless Restaurant Group, Block 37
Petco, Roosevelt Galleria - South Loop
Perry's Steakhouse, Schaumburg & Vernon Hills
Old Town Pour House, Naperville
CityWorks, Schaumburg & Vernon Hills
Billy Reid, Faherty, Brilliant Earth & Lululemon, Edina, MN
Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma & West Elm, Louisville, KY


2013 Finalist, Retail Broker of the Year, Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards
2013 & 2015 CoStar Power Broker: Top Retail Leasing Broker