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Old January 18th, 2017, 01:02 PM   #1
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CHICAGO | 110 North Wacker | 244m | 800ft | 52 fl | App









-110 N. Wacker

-DX-16

-office tower

-800’

-PD filed tomorrow 01/18/16

-Current building is 220,000 sq ft

-New 45’ wide riverwalk

-less than 150 parking spaces

1,350,000 sq ft of rentable area

-40’ high lobby on Wacker Drive

-Stepped core because of the dynamics of the sight

-three columns get transferred to one along the riverside of the tower

-50% of the site will be accessable

-Roughly 44,000 sq ft site

-20,000 sq ft of riverwalk and landscape area.

-cable glass wall lobby

-Current about $1,000,000 a year in taxes (Class A space generates $10-14/rsf per year

-Leed Silver? At least LEED GOLD

-36 month construction schedule (including demo)

-podium last on the north side as that area will be used for staging.

-Using lower Wacker as much as possible

-Parking from lower Wacker Dr.

-No start date yet? Waiting for an anchor. Talking to people/interest shown, but no one has signed up yet.
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Old January 19th, 2017, 07:03 PM   #2
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good to see more buildings for Chicago. And i am happy this is a box, Chicago's skyline is rather unique with a lot of boxes
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Old February 24th, 2017, 07:21 AM   #3
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The owners of the existing General Growth Properties Building probably decided to get rid of the building because it is substantially lower than the buildings surrounding it. I heard some comments on Curbed.com that the existing building should be preserved. Good luck with that, because you would need to add 40-plus floors to the General Growth Building in order for it to match up with its neighbors. I think the new building on the site would obviously fill the gap between the Civic Opera Building and 150 North Wacker Drive more efficiently.
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Old February 24th, 2017, 07:38 AM   #4
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The owners of the existing General Growth Properties Building probably decided to get rid of the building because it is substantially lower than the buildings surrounding it. I heard some comments on Curbed.com that the existing building should be preserved. Good luck with that, because you would need to add 40-plus floors to the General Growth Building in order for it to match up with its neighbors. I think the new building on the site would obviously fill the gap between the Civic Opera Building and 150 North Wacker Drive more efficiently.
While I think that the current building has a nice design, I agree with your sentiment about the need for replacement. There is no good justification for a lowrise to exist on a site as prominent as this one. It is in one of the densest parts of the Loop, and it is next to the river. Nothing under 150m belongs here. The proposed replacement is not just tall, but it has a nice design as well.
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Old March 16th, 2017, 07:08 PM   #5
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A few notes...

-Setbacks 4, 25, 39, 54 floors

-base 300’ long

-lower level docking area along river

-$19,500,000 for the neighborhood opportunity fund

-in conversation with a number tenants

-$19M annually in property taxes
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Old March 16th, 2017, 10:54 PM   #6
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Goettsch-Designed Office Tower Approved by Chicago Plan Commission
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The Chicago Plan Commission has unanimously approved a proposal for a 51-storey office tower at 110 North Wacker Drive. Designed by Goettsch Partners for The Howard Hughes Corporation and Riverside Investment & Development, 110 North Wacker carries over the same development, design, and leasing team that collaborated on the recently completed 150 North Riverside project, and promises a similarly contemporary design replete with glass curtain wall and special amenity spaces.
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Old March 17th, 2017, 03:10 AM   #7
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Old March 17th, 2017, 04:02 AM   #8
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WOW! The view from the top looks really nice, too!
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Old March 17th, 2017, 08:13 PM   #9
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This proposal would have looked a lot better ten years ago.
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This proposal would have looked a lot better ten years ago.
How so? This looks similar to most of the major office buildings being built throughout the world nowadays. It complements the rest of the Chicago skyline nicely as well.
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Old March 25th, 2017, 01:35 AM   #11
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nice. I like the view from the river with the setbacks in the facade.
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Old April 7th, 2017, 03:36 PM   #12
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Love this location. The former Morton Salt Headquarters building, now General Growth is a nice throwback to the 1950's when Wacker Drive was not the Canyon Drive as it is today. The proposed building is sleek and very attractive with a huge public walk area. The only question I have is it seems that most of the buildings that have recently been built next to the Chicago River have this blue reflective glass look. Would this building even look more elegant and standout more if it had a stone exterior or something a little different than the blue refective glass. Either way it is impressive just was wondering if anyone else thought the same.
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Old April 13th, 2017, 08:30 PM   #13
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Bank of America to move to Wacker Drive office project from Crains

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The bank is in talks to lease about 500,000 square feet in the proposed 1.35 million square-foot high-rise at 110 N. Wacker Drive, according to people familiar with the lender's plans. Bank of America recently decided to commit to the project, one of three buildings on its short list for a new Chicago office, the people said.

The lease, one of the biggest in downtown Chicago in recent years, is believed to be large enough for the project's developers, Chicago-based Riverside Investment & Development and Howard Hughes, a Dallas-based investment firm, to begin construction.
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Old April 26th, 2017, 01:41 AM   #14
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Great base and rooftop, the rest of the building is okay....suitable for Chicago's business district
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