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About Us

Who We Are

R4 Commercial Real Estate Solutions, Inc. (R4 Commercial): an independent Chicago-based commercial real estate brokerage, leasing and consulting company.

Ed and Blanca Ruiz formed R4 Commercial to help novice and experienced investors, small business owners, tenants, financial institutions, and non-profit organizations navigate the commercial real estate (CRE) landscape and achieve successful outcomes. Our goal is to be the top provider of CRE services in Chicago.

Leveraging 20+ years of personal and professional real estate experience and 10+ years of commercial lending experience, our team brings a professional, relationship-driven approach to your commercial real estate ventures.

Some clients are new to CRE, others are seasoned. We meet you where you are in your CRE journey by first identifying your unique needs and objectives. We then partner with you each step of the way to provide the expertise, support and customized services that help you reach your brokerage, leasing, and investment goals.


Our Résumé

  • 20+ years of personal real estate investment experience and professional real estate experience

  • 10+ years of professional commercial lending experience

  • Unique relationships with related vendors, including environmental companies, appraisers, lenders, and bankers

  • Working knowledge of all commercial property types

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the financial markets

  • Familiarity with all of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods, especially Logan Square, Bucktown, Wicker Park, East Village, Ukrainian Village, Roscoe Village, Wrigleville, Lincoln Park, Humboldt Park, Belmont Crain, Hermosa, Jefferson Park, Portage Park, and Norwood, plus suburban communities as far south as Matteson and as far north as Highland Park.

Who We Serve

Small Business Owners
Tenants Looking to Lease
Non-profit Organizations
Financial Institutions

Satisfied Clients

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