Chicago

Chicago

Established in 1976, the Lend Lease Chicago office is long recognized for managing some of Chicago's most celebrated projects, many of which have changed the face of the famed skyline.

Services

The Lendlease Chicago office provides a wide array of project management and construction services to an established and growing client base across all building sectors. In addition, the office is committed to developing residential and mixed-use real estate through its Urban Regeneration business.    

The office is dedicated to applying innovative processes and solutions that set industry benchmark standards, as well as reduce time and cost without compromising quality. The Chicago office’s unwavering commitment to safety, collaboration, integrity and professional excellence are exemplified in each and every project. 

Experience

Lendlease has a proud history in the Chicago area, one that is rich in projects that have contributed to the distinctive face and personality of the region. Since 1976, the office has completed more than 600 projects valued at well over $19 billion including landmark projects such as the Harold Washington Library Center, the Navy Pier Reconstruction, Chicagoland Speedway, Children’s Memorial Medical Center, the O’Hare International Airport Development program and Trump International Hotel & Tower.

Recent completions include the 455 North Park Drive, a mixed-use development consisting of a Loews Hotel and residential apartments; Northwestern Medicine’s 259 East Erie, an outpatient care facility; OneEleven, the transition of an existing property abandoned during construction into a luxury apartment tower; Ida Crown Jewish Academy, an adaptive re-use project which converted a corporate headquarters into a new high school; and the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, a historic 100 year old institution which underwent a two phase renovation and new construction program.

Current projects underway include Riverline, a new 13-acre mixed-use urban regeneration project in Chicago’s River South neighborhood; No. 9 Walton, an ultra-luxurious condominium building in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood; River Point Tower, a Class A office building located along the Chicago River; 1333 and 1345 South Wabash, two residential towers for a repeat client located in the South Loop; Water Street District, a mixed-use development in suburban Naperville, IL; and a network optimization program for Abbvie Inc, a biopharmaceutical company.

In addition, the Lendlease Chicago office has served as construction manager for the Chicago Public Schools’ Capital Improvement Program, more than 20 suburban school districts, and has completed assignments for institutions of higher learning such as The University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Loyola University Chicago and Illinois Institute of Technology.

This long and productive history in the Chicago market has allowed Lendlease to cultivate relationships with the most accomplished and dependable trade contractors, suppliers and specialty consultants. The firm’s longevity in the marketplace also speaks to Lendlease’s command of local construction regulations, knowledge of oversight processes and strong working relationship with local agency officials.

Recent Awards

2015

Langham Chicago Hotel 
Chicago, Illinois
TripAdvisor's 2015 Travelers' Choice Award for the No. 1 hotel in the United States

Langham Chicago Hotel 
Chicago, Illinois
Forbes Travel Guide, February 2015
Chuan Spa Chicago - the first Chicago spa ever to be awarded five stars by Forbes Travel Guide

2014

Langham Chicago Hotel – 330 North Wabash  
Chicago, Illinois
2014 Winner of the Bathroom category
2014 Finalist of the Luxury/Upscale Guestroom or Suites
Hospitality Design Magazine

Langham Chicago Hotel - 330 North Wabash  
Chicago, Illinois
Hospitality Design Magazine, Bathroom Category, 2014

Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 259 East Erie - Outpatient Care Pavilion
Chicago, Illinois
2014 AIA TAP Building Information Model Award and 2014 Owner’s Choice Award of Excellence
Construction Owners Association of America (COAA)


2013

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Outpatient Care Pavilion
Chicago, Illinois
Ranked 6th ENR Midwest Top Starts

111 West Wacker Apartments
Chicago, Illinois
Ranked 18th ENR Midwest Top Starts

340 on the Park
Chicago, Illinois
Top Ten Ecologically Sound Greenscrapers, Ranked 9th, Propertyabroad.com 

2012

Illinois Institute of Technology Incubator Lab and Exterior Renovation
Chicago, Illinois
Richard H. Driehaus Foundation 2012 Preservation Awards – Adaptive Reuse / Rehabilitation

BP Bright Lights
Chicago, Illinois
U.S. Green Building Council’s Green Building Innovation Award for Interior Renovation, 2012

2011

Randolph – Franklin Pocket Park
Chicago, IL
2011 Honor Award: Design, Construction - Urban Category
Illinois Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects

BP Bright Lights
Chicago, IL
2011 Best Interior Buildout in the Midwest Region
ENR Midwest

200 Squared at Lake and Wells
Chicago, IL
2011 Best Multi-Family Residential / Hospitality Project, Engineering News-Record

BP Bright Lights
Chicago, IL
2011 Best Interior Design / Tenant Improvement Project, Engineering News-Record

Illinois Institute of Technology Incubator Lab
Chicago, IL
2011 Merit Award
Association of Licensed Architects, Chicago Office

200 Squared at Lake and Wells
Chicago, IL
2011 Best Project, Multifamily Residential/Hospitality Projects
ENR Midwest

BP Bright Lights
Chicago, IL
2011 Best Project, Interior Design/Tenant Improvements
ENR Midwest

2010

Hubble Middle School
Wheaton, IL
Tied for ‘Best K-12 Education’
Midwest Construction News
Best of 2010

Greenway Self Park
Chicago, IL
Award of Merit, ‘Architectural Design’ Midwest Construction News
Best of 2010

The Clare at Water Tower
Chicago, IL
Ministry & Liturgy Magazine’s Art Glass Awards, Bene Award – 2010
Chicago Office

2009

Trump International Hotel & Tower
Chicago, IL
Patron of the Year Award, Commercial Category (The Trump Organization) in 2009
Chicago Architecture Foundation

Trump International Hotel & Tower
Chicago, IL
Project of the Year Award, New Construction-Chicago 2009
CISCO

155 North Wacker
Chicago, IL
Award of Excellence — Downtown Development of the Year
NAIOP Chicago Awards of Excellence

University of Chicago, South Campus Chiller Plant
Chicago, IL
Honor Award, Distinguished Building category, Designight 2009, AIA, Chicago Chapter

111 S. Wacker Drive Parking Ramp
Chicago, IL
Honor Award, Divine Detail category, Designight 2009, AIA, Chicago Chapter

Trump International Hotel & Tower
Chicago, IL
Project of the Year, Overall
Midwest Construction Honors "Best of 2009"

Trump International Hotel & Tower
Chicago, IL
Project of the Year, Multi-Family Residential/Hospitality
Midwest Construction Honors "Best of 2009"

The Clare at Water Tower
Chicago, IL
Award of Merit, Multi-Family Residential/Hospitality
Midwest Construction Honors "Best of 2009"

155 North Wacker
Chicago, IL
Project of the Year, Office
Midwest Construction Honors "Best of 2009"

Trump International Hotel & Tower
Chicago, IL
‘Top Projects Completed in 2009’ - #2
Midwest Construction

One Museum Park East
Chicago, IL
‘Top Projects Completed in 2009’ - #19
Midwest Construction

River Village Pointe
Chicago, IL
Don Erickson Presidential Award
Association of Licensed Architects (ALA) 2008 Design Awards

River Village Pointe
Chicago, IL
Gold Medal Merit Award
Association of Licensed Architects (ALA) 2008 Design Awards

Trump International Hotel
Chicago, IL
2009 Merit Award for New Construction Chicago
Chicago Building Congress

Majestic Building/LaSalle Bank Theatre
Chicago, IL
Best Renovation
Friends of Downtown

The University of Chicago South Campus Chiller Plant
Chicago, IL
Fifth Annual Patron of the Year Award Chicago Architecture Foundation

SOS Children's Village - Community Center
Chicago, IL
Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Outstanding Non-Profit Neighborhood Real Estate Project
Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

SOS Children's Village - Community Center
Chicago, IL
Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design
Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

Contact

Jeff Riemer

General Manager

Lend Lease (US) Construction Inc
One North Wacker Drive
Suite 850
Chicago, IL 60606
T +1 312 245 1000
F +1 312 245 1379

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Fast Fact:

We’ve completed 300 higher education projects in the US totalling more than US$18 billion (As at May 2015)

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Over the last 13 years we have won 160 Considerate Constructors Awards (As at May 2015)

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Urbanisation projects represent approximately 75% of global development pipeline

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We’ve delivered more than 530 leisure and retail centres across the Americas, Australia, Asia and Europe (As at February 2014)

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We have 25 years' experience and more than 200 projects in Japan’s commercial office sector (As at May 2015)