Irvine Company Office Properties has leased a total of 44,458 square feet at One N. Wacker Drive, a 51-story tower in Chicago’s Loop. The leases by Egon Zehnder, a leadership solutions firm, First Industrial Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust and Kibar Americas Inc., a flat-rolled aluminum foil producer, add to the building’s reputation as one of the most sought-after addresses in the heart of downtown Chicago.
“One North Wacker is the ultimate modern workplace community,” said Beau Rawi, regional vice president, leasing, Irvine Company Office Properties. “We are continuously enhancing our differentiated workplace experience to appeal to companies like First Industrial, Egon Zehnder and Assan, who are seeking flexibility, amenities, attractive lease options and an environmentally friendly building.”
Egon Zehnder will increase their leased space from 17,000 square feet to nearly 23,000 square feet and will occupy the 48th floor. First Industrial Realty Trust has leased 17,152 square feet on the 42nd floor and will move in July 2018. Kibar Americas, a subsidiary of Assan Aluminyum, will move into their 5,126 square feet in April 2018.
“Egon Zehnder is a proud member of the Chicago business community,” said Doug Kush, consultant and Chicago office leader at Egon Zehnder. “We’ve experienced significant growth in Chicago and across the Midwest region over the past 37 years. We are excited by the growth opportunities here and the additional office space will enable us to continue serving our clients.”
Lisa Davidson and Tiffany Winne of Savills Studley represented Egon Zehnder. John Goodman, Eric Feinberg and John Connerty of Savills Studley represented First Industrial Realty Trust. Corey Siegrist of JLL represented Kibar Americas Inc. Brad Despot and Annie Nicolau of JLL represented the Irvine Company.