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Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Three Pickard Chilton-designed projects honored with 2018 Americas Property Awards

Three projects by New Haven, Connecticut-based Pickard Chilton each received a 2018 Americas Property Award for Commercial High-Rise Architecture. The three office towers, all developed by Hines, include River Point in Chicago, Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons in Milwaukee and 609 Main at Texas in Houston. Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons and 609 Main were also recognized with Five Star awards.

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The refurbished and rebranded 350 North Orleans, seen here between the under-construction Wolf Point development, and the iconic Merchandise Mart, with which it shares an elevated pedway.

Chicago's former Apparel Center rebrands as 350 North Orleans

EQ Office, the U.S. office portfolio company wholly-owned by Blackstone’s real estate funds, unveiled the transformed and renamed, 350 North Orleans. Known originally as the Apparel Center, 350 North Orleans hopes to position itself as a modern employment hub with a leading combination of amenities, neighborhood location and large floor plates where innovative, creative companies want to be.

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JLL: Big changes hitting downtown Columbus office market

JLL: Big changes hitting downtown Columbus office market

The office market in Columbus, Ohio, is in a state of flux, as large-scale tenants are consolidating and downsizing their real estate footprints. What does this mean for the brokers working the downtown Columbus market? Only that they’ll be plenty busy helping companies meet their evolving office-space needs.

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Bridge Investment buys Art Deco office tower in Chicago, One N. LaSalle

Bridge Investment buys Art Deco office tower in Chicago, One N. LaSalle

A subsidiary of Bridge Investment Group, Bridge Office Fund Manager LLC, purchased One North LaSalle, a 47-story, 493,738-square-foot vintage office tower centrally located in downtown Chicago. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, though the sellers—a joint venture of Northbrook-based Hilco Real Estate and two MB Real Estate executives—were reportedly shopping the property for $125 million.

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TTX Company recommits to 101 N. Wacker

TTX Company recommits to 101 N. Wacker

On behalf of LaSalle Investment Management, JLL’s agency leasing experts announced a 103,399-square-foot lease renewal for TTX Company at 101 N. Wacker. The new deal ensures that the railcar owner and manager will remain as one of the building’s largest tenants next to digital media company, Conversant, who renewed and expanded its lease in 2016.