Team

The Developer:

Bill Alter

Alter is one of the nation’s leading real estate firms, voted National Developer of the Year by NAIOP in 2010. Founded by William A. Alter in 1955, the firm has developed close to 100,000,000 square feet of speculative projects for its own portfolio and build-to-suit facilities for corporate users. This year, the company has 2,500,000 SF of space worth $600,000,000 permitted and primed for development in national markets. The company is rated number 4 in the latest National Real Estate Investor ranking of America’s top developers.

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Asset Management:

At a time when more people are working in closer spaces, Avison Young has an unparalleled ability to maintain the energy, excitement and experience within every building. Whether it’s a knowledge worker in a 120 SF cubicle or a managing partner in a 500 SF office, Avison Young’s award-winning team respond to every tenant issue in a timely fashion with care and courtesy. Its on-site staff of property and facility engineers are accredited building professionals. Through a 24/7 Customer Relations Manager (CRM) platform, tenants are able to resolve issues immediately. In every encounter, Avison Young commits to earn the loyalty and trust of its tenants.

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The Architect:

James DeStefano

DeStefano+Partners was founded in 1988 by James DeStefano, an alumnus of the legendary architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. One of the city’s most illustrious firms, they have worked with the likes of star architect Santiago Calatrava and on such celebrated projects as One Dearborn and the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel and Residential Tower, both in Chicago; the Seoul Central Post Office in Seoul, Korea; and the Corporativo Ejercito Commercial Office Building in Mexico City, Mexico. DeStefano+Partners is now Lothan Van Hook DeStefano Architecture, LLC.

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The Contractor:

Established in 1897, McHugh Construction is Chicago’s builder of landmark, one-of-a-kind structures. The firm’s portfolio includes many legendary Chicago buildings, such as Marina City, Arlington Park, the Goodman Theatre, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, the Hotel Monaco, the Hotel Allegro and the new high-rise neighborhood of Lakeshore East. With a rich tradition of excellence, innovation and commitment to people, McHugh leads the construction industry in building Chicago.

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The Leasing Team:

Avison Young prides itself on best-in-class marketing and a full suite of research capabilities. Our leasing professionals are armed with the most up-to-date, timely data to guide client expectations, increase leasing rates and get the most out of every asset.Avison Young provides landlord representation and agency leasing services for some of the largest global real estate owners and operators, local and entrepreneurial owners and developers, institutional owners such as pension funds and life companies, international asset advisors and local investors. Our expertise includes everything from new “ground-up” construction leasing to repositioning existing or older assets for competitive success in local markets.

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