"Buy one, some or all is the way we're marketing (the properties)," said Geoffrey Schnipper, vice president of dispositions at Hilco, a real estate adviser to the bankruptcy trustee.
The Northbrook-based brokerage is accepting bids for the properties until Jan. 10.
In the suburbs, the Meadowbrook Shopping Center was 85 percent leased as of August, while University Plaza was 91 percent leased and North Park Mall, 95 percent, according to Mr. Schnipper
The properties are leased primarily to smaller, local tenants, including everything from restaurants to a chiropractor's office, offering investors an opportunity to add value over time, Mr. Schnipper
"People are going to buy them, put some money into them, improve the tenant roster and things like that," he