More than 200 results for “Chicago”
Office Midwest

Just how big will coworking get in the next decade?

| Dan Rafter

The demand for flexible workspace – including coworking and hybrid centers – isn’t cooling. The opposite is happening, as more entrepreneurs, start-ups and even large companies are renting desks, offices and conference centers in these flexible workspaces.

Office N Illinois

Accenture expands, takes naming rights at Chicago's 500 West Madison

The Helmut Jahn-designed building at 500 West Madison in Chicago will now be known as Accenture Tower, following a lease expansion by the Dublin, Ireland-based professional services company. Accenture now occupies 226,486 square feet in the property—owned by KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III—enough space to accommodate all of its approxi…

Legal N Illinois

Five must-dos when designing a law firm workplace

| Clay Edwards and Marty Festenstein

Law firms are placing ever-increasing importance on thoughtful workplace design to attract and retain top talent, making every office build-out or renovation a critical opportunity to win the talent war. With millennials expected to comprise 75 percent of the workforce by 2030, law firm design trends are being driven by an evolving culture …

Office N Illinois

Construction begins on new Fulton Market office building, Fulton East

Construction has started on Fulton East, a 12-story, 90,000-square-foot office and retail building at 215 N. Peoria Street, in the heart of Chicago’s Fulton Market District. Developed by Peoria Green Owner LLC, a venture of veteran Chicago-based real estate developers Bob Wislow and Camille Julmy, the project should wrap up by spring 2020.

Retail N Illinois

The bank backfill: Sourcing retail tenants for vacant branches

| Matt Baker

This week, 44 bank branches throughout Chicagoland will shut down as a redundancy mitigation measure following Fifth Third Bank’s acquisition of MB Financial in March. Property owners will want to get a new tenant lined up as soon as possible, but there’s one issue: the only fitting tenants for these spaces are other banks.

Office N Illinois

Redefining the suburban office

| Matt Baker

Downtown Chicago has benefitted from a steady stream of corporate relocations in the recent past. Many of these companies didn’t have far to move as they were already in the suburbs. So how is the suburban office market coping with all of these emigrations?

Retail N Illinois

Fashion retailer Primark signs lease for location in Chicago's Loop

The Georgetown Company, a New York-based developer and owner of commercial, retail and mixed-use properties, has signed a lease with Primark for 35 N. State Street in Chicago. Primark will take over the entire 45,000-square-foot building and will trade from 36,200 square feet of retail space over three levels. The lease—which paves the way …