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Added Jan 09 2018

Chicago's skyline may be getting taller, but the city's ultrawide buildings are attracting big-name tenants. Clockwise from upper left: the Merchandise Mart; 111 N. Canal St.; the old main post office — now known as the Post Office; and 600 W. Chicago Ave.

Chicago's skyline may be getting taller, but the city's ultrawide buildings are attracting big-name tenants. Clockwise from upper left: the Merchandise Mart; 111 N. Canal St.; the old main post office — now known as the Post Office; and 600 W. Chicago Ave.

Ward analyzed wide-floor demand because he’s representing JRG Capital Partners in its effort to line up a major tenant for an approximately 500,000-square-foot building, with floors as wide as 75,000 square feet, that it plans at 1255 W. Washington Blvd., west of the Kennedy Expressway.

Original article
http://www.chicagotribune.com/ct-biz-wide-floors-ryan-ori-20171221-story.html
Date published
January 9, 2018
    In Chicago's real estate market, ultrawide buildings are in vogue. Here's why.
    Although they were built for now-outdated uses such as mail-order catalogs, Chicago's widest buildings have established 21st-century relevance by landing some of the city's largest office leases in recent years. In nearly simultaneous deals, Chicago's sprawling structures ended 2017 on a high note, with more than $1 billion in fresh capital flowing into two properties along the Chicago River: Groupon's Chicago Avenue headquarters and the old main post office building.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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