Monthly Archives: April 2012

New Roosevelt U. vertical campus adds “skyline sizzle”

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The esteemed Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin offered his review today of Roosevelt University’s new South Loop vertical campus, which is scheduled to open next week.

Kamin’s review of the design, by Chicago-based VOA Associates, was, in a word, glowing, with references to the building a “a dazzling skyline object” that’s “worth celebrating.”

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Project and Development Services team served as… Read More

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Can trendy tech firms keep their creative cultures in downtown offices?

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The recent news that online food-delivery service GrubHub is moving its global headquarters from a Bucktown loft to a new sapce at the Burnham Center in the Loop is being seen as the latest sign that the former start-up, which now employs more than 250 people, has outgrown its humble roots.

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Office tenants still king in the suburbs

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With high vacancy rates still plaguing the 98 million-square-foot suburban chicago office market, tenants are taking advantage of opportunities to extend or expand their current leases or upgrade facilities at favorable rates, JLL’S Dan McCarthy tells Crain’s Chicago Business:

“Tenants are being opportunistic. If they’re in a Class-B  building, they can maybe

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