47 results for “wright heerema architects”
Office N Illinois

The Rosemont revival: What’s behind the O'Hare office market boom?

| Steve Wright

Suburban millennials? Yes, they exist—and in fact, they like to work in the suburbs, too. Many people mistakenly assume that members of the millennial generation largely want to live in downtown areas. However, the generation that begins to turn 40 this year is more nuanced and geographically diverse than common assumptions would suggest.

CRE N Illinois

More than 900 CRE professionals pack the house for the 2020 Forecast

Last Thursday, January 9, REjournals hosted their annual Chicago Commercial Real Estate Forecast conference at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Considered by many in the industry to be the kickoff event of the year, the conference—now in its 18th year, attracted more than 900 CRE professionals for a day of networking and insight.

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Wright Heerema Architects hires new director of business development

Chicago-based architectural and interior design firm, Wright Heerema Architects, has appointed Luke Heerema as the new director of business development. Heerema is a seasoned business development professional in the commercial real estate and architecture industry, with previous roles at Cresa Chicago and Interior Investments. In his new ro…

Office N Illinois

The 'burbs are still an office draw

| Matt Baker

More than 150 people packed into the recently renovated atrium of President’s Plaza near O’Hare for the 4th annual State of the Suburban Office Conference, co-hosted by GlenStar. The dozen expert speakers on hand had much to say about the state of affairs for the office market outside the influence of downtown Chicago.

Office N Illinois

Leasing activity begins at The Westwood in Lisle

The Westwood at 2441 and 2443 Warrenville Road in Lisle, Illinois, recently kicked off major renovations and leasing activity. The property’s landlord, Briar Meads Capital, engaged world-class architects and designers, Wright Heerema Architects, along with general contractor, J.C. Anderson, to fulfill a full-scale renovation.

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McShane delivers new O'Hare office property for Glenstar

McShane Construction Company has completed construction of Glenstar O’Hare, a new-build office property on behalf of developer GlenStar Properties. The 150,000-square-foot building was constructed on a 3.5-acre greenfield site at the intersection of the Kennedy Expressway and Cumberland Avenue near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

Office N Illinois

Beyond the mega-project: How smaller redevelopment projects are shaping the suburban office market

| Steve Wright and Roger Heerema

While some large corporations have bet on the benefits of moving their headquarters downtown, the revival of dozens of suburban office buildings is convincing many other companies to remain in the suburbs and enjoy the urban feel of a redevelopment. Today’s employees appreciate a workplace that allows for activity-based work and amenities t…

CRE N Illinois

Franklin Partners redeveloping One Mag Mile in Chicago

Franklin Partners announced the redevelopment of One Mag Mile (980 N. Michigan Avenue), including transformative lobby renovations. Additional building improvements are planned and the developer recently hired a new building operations manager who will ensure that tenants receive the highest quality services and support.

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Construction begins on The Oxxford in Chicago's West Loop

The Missner Group has begun construction at the Oxxford, located at 1220 W. Van Buren Street in Chicago. The Missner Group plans to redevelop the current seven-story, 115,000-square-foot office, showroom and manufacturing building into a nine-story, 140,000-square-foot, Class A, loft office/commercial building to further support the growing…

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Naperville office building has new name, new look

After hinting at their plans in July, Franklin Partners has finally unveiled its redevelopment plans for The Shuman, the five-story office building at 263 Shuman Boulevard in Naperville, Illinois. The Shuman will become a suburban destination for multiple office tenants, offering extensive amenities designed to build community among buildin…