Established in March of 1972, Marker, Inc. started as an Architectural and Building firm in the Western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Illinois. It evolved into a development firm in the mid 1970’s. Corporate offices Moved to Naperville in the mid 1980’s and currently has developments and offices in Naperville and Yorkville, Illinois.  Our corporate offices are currently located in Yorkville, Illinois

Our firm is a one stop shop for development.  Everything from Land Acquisition to home construction and everything in between.  Marker, Inc. has developed everything from 2 acre subdivisions to 130 acre subdivisions.

Marker Inc. has over 100 years of combined experience in the Development, Building, and Architectural fields.  We design what we build and we build what we design.


1972

  • Business founded in March
  • Architects and Builders Built First House – Sold Oct. 1972

1973

  • Developed First Subdivision, Woodland Estates, Downers Grove, IL
  • Designed and Built Marker Residence – Glass & Steel Residence

1974

  • Developed Spring Green Village, Downers Grove, IL

1975

Became realtors w/ DuPage association of Realtors

Purchased and Refurbished 5300 Main Street, Downers Grove, IL

Designed Scarborough Fare – 240 Unit condominium development, Oak Forest, IL


1976

Developed Spring Green South – 30 single family lots, Downers Grove, IL


1978

Developed Orchard Hill – 24 Single Family Lots, Downers Grove, IL


1980-1985

Built 10 Total Custom Homes in Oak Brook, IL.


1980

Developed Spring Green Woods – 7 single family lots, Downers Grove, IL.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


1982

Developed Spring Green Meadows – 17 single family lots, Westmont, IL


1984

Developed Birchwood Meadows – 6 single family lots, Downers Grove, IL.


1988-1998

Developed Hobson Hollow – 60 Single family lots – 45 custom homes, Naperville, IL.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


1989

Developed Spring Green Crossing – 9 single-family-lots.


1991

Developed Woodland Ridge – 7 single family lots – Woodridge, IL.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


1999-2002

Developed Spring Green of Naperville – 11 Single Family lots and Compass School of Naperville


1999-2003

Developed Heartland in Yorkville – 184 Single Family Homes, 11 acre commercial site – Yorkville, IL

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


2003-Present

Developing Heartland Circle – 262 Single Family Homes, Yorkville, IL.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


2004-Present

Developed Heartland Center Retail Center – Yorkville, IL

Features: Lighthouse Academy, Gold Star Academy of Dance, Blackstone Bar & Grill, Atlas Physical Therapy, Heartland Blood Center, Gentle Dental, Dairy Queen,

Offices of State Representative Kay Hatcher

 
 
 


2009-2010

Developed/Built Compass School South, 16,000 sq ft. daycare/preschool