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.


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


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


  • Developed Spring Green Village, Downers Grove, IL


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


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


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


Built 10 Total Custom Homes in Oak Brook, IL.


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



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


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


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



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


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



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


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



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



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



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