Robert Bosch LLC selected J.C. Anderson to complete a 92,840-square-foot build-out to the top five floors of the 31-story office building as well as a 15,883-square-foot build-out to a separate commercial asset on the property called “the annex.”
Bosch is relocating approximately 350 employees from its automotive aftermarket division in Broadview, Illinois to its new space at One Tower Lane. Construction included the addition of conference/training rooms, private offices, as well as open office and seating areas. The top floor, which boasts a 360-degree view of the Chicago skyline, now features the reception area, complete with high ceilings, triangular windows, custom millwork and angular elements throughout. J.C. Anderson also completed a build-out to the annex, which will serve as a testing/lab facility for Bosch.
The construction team for J.C. Anderson was led by project executive Seth Erlich, project manager Andrew Mott and superintendents Bob Hickey and Bill Dennison. Whitney Architects provided the architectural services, Salas O’Brien was the project engineer and Cushman & Wakefield provided the project management services.
“The existing building mechanicals and roof access catwalk systems above the top floor presented unique challenges,” said Erlich. “In the end we were able to achieve the design vision of high-splayed ceilings to accent the large triangular windows on all four sides and deliver a spectacular showpiece for Bosch’s reception floor.”