October 7, 2022

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Suburban Chicago Mall Owner Kohan Retail Owes Property Taxes

Kohan’s Mike Kohan with Spring Hill Mall (Kohan, Google Maps, iStock)

The operator of a suburban Chicago shopping mall, a New York business that put in modern many years buying up properties on the brink of foreclosures, is more than a few weeks late on a property tax payment.

Kohan Retail Expenditure Team hasn’t compensated the initial half of a $204,000 tax monthly bill on 6 Spring Hill Mall house parcels that was due on June 1, sparking the ire of nearby leaders, the Elgin Courier-News noted.

Kohan has amassed a portfolio of 55 malls and two inns, quite a few of which are neglected, The Actual Deal claimed in February. The vacancy charge for U.S. regional malls achieved a history 11.4 % in the very first quarter of 2021, pushing some house owners into personal bankruptcy.

CEO and founder Mike Kohan stated he wasn’t informed that the payment for Spring Hill, on Route 72 in the villages of West Dundee and Carpentersville, was earlier thanks. “We’ll look into it,” Kohan reported.

West Village President Chris Nelson said he’s conscious of the Kohan group’s heritage, in accordance to the Courier-Information.

“They are a experienced group and must be ready to pay back their taxes on time,” Nelson reported. “This also appears to be a sample with them and, given their observe history, I am concerned about them paying long term payments.”

A further Kohan-owned property, the Lincoln Shopping mall buying center in south suburban Matteson, was compelled to shut in early 2015 just after Kohan lawyers failed to deliver money to enable the receiver to make ample repairs, the Chicago Tribune noted.

According to the Kane County Treasurer’s Office, other Spring Hill Mall property parcel homeowners are up to day on their residence tax payments. Those people include vacant Sears and Macy’s anchor outlets as properly as the Kohl’s merchants. The shopping mall is about 35% occupied, with Kohl’s as the only remaining anchor tenant.

The Spring Hill Shopping mall is 42 decades outdated. Kohan compensated $1.9 million for the house in 2021.

Nelson told The Courier-News that get-togethers have expressed fascination in purchasing the home, though Kohan hasn’t indicated it’s ready to promote.

[Elgin Courier-News] – Rachel Herzog