Ketone Partners Purchases 18,500-Square-Foot Corporate Headquarters Building in Aurora, Illinois

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Aurora, IL (June 30, 2021) – Ketone Partners LLC (Ketone),a full-service real estate development and advisory company, announced today that it has purchased an 18,500-square-foot industrial building in Aurora, Illinois. The building is the corporate headquarters of Electrical Design Systems Corporation (EDS), a leading electrical contractor in the Chicagoland area.

Located a short distance from Interstate 88 in the Meridian Business Campus, the building was built in 2002 and constructed of precast concrete. It features 7,200 square feet of office, 18’ clear height, two docks doors and two drive-in doors.

“EDS is an industry leader in electrical contracting, and we are excited for this new opportunity to work together,” said Kyle Schuhmacher, President of Ketone Partners. “We intend not only to be a landlord, but also a client, as we have several active projects that will benefit from the expertise and experience that EDS can deliver.”

Steve Connolly and Mark Moran of NAI Hiffman represented the seller on the sale of the building.

About Ketone Partners

Ketone Partners, LLC is a full-service real estate development, management and advisory company with national experience in the acquisition, development and management of commercial & agricultural properties. Using its individual, professional and proven real estate development experience, Ketone maximizes the financial returns of projects by actively managing the real estate planning, permitting, bidding, financing and construction process. For more information, visit

About NAI Hiffman

NAI Hiffman is the largest, independent real estate services firm in the Midwest, providing leasing, management, tenant representation, capital markets, project management and marketing services for institutional and private owners and occupiers of commercial real estate. It currently leases and manages an 89+ million square foot portfolio of more than 700 commercial properties throughout the region, with a primary focus on metropolitan Chicago. With more than 200 employees, NAI Hiffman is the Chicago-area representative for NAI Global, the world’s largest managed network of real estate service providers. For more information, visit

About Electrical Design Systems Corporation

Established in 1986, Electrical Design Systems Corporation is an industry leader in all phases of electrical contracting, providing innovative, cost effective designs with high quality safe installations. Projects range in size from modest local installations to significant commercial buildings. With extensive experience in Electrical, Structured Cabling & Fire Alarm systems, EDS has the resources, experience and expertise for all types of specialty construction services. For more information, visit