33 results for “Goettsch Partners”
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BMO Tower officially breaks ground in Chicago

Goettsch Partners celebrated the groundbreaking today for Union Station Tower, also known as BMO Tower, a new 50-story office building in Chicago. Goettsch is serving as the architect for the project, developed by Riverside Investment & Development and Convexity Properties and anchored by Montreal-based BMO Financial Group.

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Q&A: Tim Anderson of Focus

| Matt Baker

Tim Anderson is CEO and founder of Focus, a Chicago-based firm that delivers development, construction and consulting services. He got his start in commercial real estate over 40 years ago and since then has been a trailblazer for industry diversification.

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James Goettsch honored with CTBUH Lifetime Achievement Award

Goettsch Partners (GP) chairman and co-CEO James Goettsch, FAIA, has been selected to receive the 2019 Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). In selecting Goettsch, the CTBUH noted that his “enormous contributions to the design of high-rise buildings around the world made him …

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Construction starts slip in November

| Matt Baker

On the whole, commercial construction is ahead of the pace set at this time last year. But according to recent research by Dodge Data & Analytics, construction starts last month faltered significantly.

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BMO Tower coming to site adjacent to Chicago's Union Station

BMO Harris Bank has confirmed that it will anchor the new 50-story office tower planned for the parcel just to the south of Union Station. Developed by Riverside Investment & Development and Convexity Properties, in partnership with the bank, the project will bring approximately 3,600 BMO employees to 14 floors of the 700-foot building, whi…

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Retooled Union Station redevelopment revealed

Plans to add seven stories of rental units atop Chicago’s storied Union Station have been scaled back, as the team behind the controversial redevelopment unveiled a new design Tuesday night. In response to community feedback, the new proposal calls for a single-story addition not visible from the street, as well as a new, 50-story tower on …

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Samuel M. Luckino joins Goettsch Partners as principal

Samuel M. Luckino, AIA, LEED AP, has joined architecture firm Goettsch Partners as a principal and senior project manager in the Chicago office. In this role, Luckino will lead project teams on selected assignments, with a focus on office, hospitality, residential and mixed-use buildings.

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Chicago office of Holland & Knight moving to 150 N. Riverside

The Chicago office of Holland & Knight is reportedly finalizing a deal to lease space in 150 N. Riverside. The law firm would take the 26th and 27th floors of the new tower, per a report by Crain’s, occupying approximately 54,000 square feet. They will relocate next year from the Citadel Center at 131 S. Dearborn Street, where it currently …

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Tapping the infill potential of downtown Chicago

| Matt Baker

A city’s greatest asset, especially within the CBD, is its density. A robust corporate environment, variety of residential options, cultural institutions, restaurants and shopping are what define a CBD. And in cities across the globe, including Chicago, that space isn’t being used efficiently.

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Chicago's next trophy office tower gets $665M construction loan

The 53-story, riverfront tower going up on the former GGP site moved closer to reality with a new round of construction financing. According to the Chicago Tribune, Howard Hughes Corp. and Riverside Investment & Development said that they have acquired a $495 million construction loan from a lending group including Bank of America and JPMor…

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Goettsch Partners promotes Paul De Santis to partner

Architecture firm Goettsch Partners announced that Paul De Santis, LEED AP, has been promoted to partner. De Santis joins the firm’s five other partners, including James Goettsch, FAIA, chairman and CEO; James Zheng, AIA, LEED AP, president; Michael F. Kaufman, AIA, LEED AP; Joseph Dolinar, AIA and Lawrence C. Weldon, AIA.