38 results for “wright heerema architects”
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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…

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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…

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Attracting tenants to suburban offices: Service is key

| Matt Baker

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, REjournals hosted the 3rd annual Suburban Office Market Conference, co-hosted by GlenStar Properties. More than 150 industry professionals flocked to the Schaumburg Corporate Center to hear about the latest trends on the office market outside the urban core.

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Chicago building owners are opening their doors—on the top floors

| Scott Delano

For a few months of the year, the best part of living in Chicago is the great outdoors. Now, office workers itching to get out and enjoy the sunshine have more options to enjoy some fresh air during their work day—without leaving the office. Think four-seasons rooms, roof decks and outdoor patios where employees can type away on laptops or …

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Zeller Realty cuts ribbon on Woodfield Preserve

Zeller Realty Group (ZRG) recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the tenants of Woodfield Preserve Office Center to kick off summer and its newest tenant amenity, a 1,600-square-foot courtyard. The ceremony was attended by representatives of CBRE, the building’s leasing agents, as well as office tenants.

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Wright Heerema adds new team members

Wright Heerema Architects (WHA) recently hired Nicholas Pettit, AIA, NCARB and Laura Scallon, IIDA, LEED AP as the newest additions to their team. They both offer a broad range of architectural and interior design experience at the local and national levels, and will help support WHA’s integrated team as the firm continues to enhance its es…

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Why branded workplaces inspire Millennials (and every other generation)

| Scott Delano

Office tenants today are thinking a lot about engagement—but not the diamond rings-and-champagne kind. Rather, companies are seeking ways to keep employees engaged and connected to their work, and for good reason. Engaged employees are 17 percent more productive and are absent 41 percent less than the unengaged, according to Gallup research…