Specialty investment bank Ziegler expands Chicago presence with 32,000-square-foot lease at One North Wacker
Irvine Company Office Properties announced today that Ziegler, a privately held, national boutique investment bank, capital markets and proprietary investments firm has signed a lease to occupy 32,000 square feet at One North Wacker, UBS Tower, the 50-story modern workplace community in the heart of The Chicago Loop.
Irvine Company’s The Plaza Wins Outstanding Building of the Year Award
Irvine Company Office Properties’ six-building, 17-acre The Plaza has been awarded The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award from the Building Owners and Managers Association of San Diego. Located in the heart of La Jolla UTC, the project was honored in the 500,000-1 million square-feet category for its industry-leading building management and operations, excellence in building standards, sustainability efforts, community impact and customer relations and retention.
Brokers of the Quarter – Q3 Orange County
Irvine Company Office Properties salutes the outstanding performance of Brad Schmitt and Royce Sharf of Savills Studley in negotiating a 22,000 SF penthouse deal along the Spectrum Skyline. This caps off the successful completion of leasing at Irvine Spectrum’s most walkable vertical campus - 200 Spectrum Center.
Irvine Company and Renowned Artist James Carpenter Unveil Latest Art Installation at Landmark Office Tower
An unusual tenant is moving into the bustling office tower at 71 South Wacker Drive today: the sky. The Irvine Company along with acclaimed visual designer, James Carpenter, unveiled a pair of illuminated hanging installations today that builds upon the vision of bringing the majesty of the sky into urban settings.
Irvine Company Opens Regional Office in Downtown Chicago
Irvine Company Office Properties announced today that it has expanded its Chicago executive team and opened a new regional office at 71 South Wacker. The company also announced that Beau Rawi has been promoted to regional vice president, leasing. He joins long-time Irvine Company executive Pamela Van Nort, who has served as regional vice president of operations since 2013, and recently relocated to Chicago. They will lead the team, which includes Gregory Tait as senior leasing director and day-to-day lead responsible for all aspects of leasing for the Chicago portfolio.
Brokers of the Quarter
Irvine Company Office Properties celebrates the exceptional performance of David Marino and J.P. Roach of Hughes Marino in negotiating a significant 85,000 SF transaction at The Quad @ Discovery Business Center. By square footage, the Vyaire Medical Inc. deal is the third-largest new office lease in Orange County this year and the largest for Irvine Company.
Three ways La Jolla UTC delivers on what employees really want
According to Ernst & Young’s Global Generations Research, most employees cite work/life balance as one of their top priorities. To help attract top talent, forward-thinking companies are looking for commercial real estate partners, such as Irvine Company, who understand that amenities in and around the office are critical to attracting a high-performing workforce.
The Reimagined Workspace
The corner office, that symbol of corporate kingliness, now belongs to ... everyone. Two Irvine-based companies, one an international brand established in 1920, the other a startup not quite 2 years old, are setting a new standard for courting and retaining employees. Offering not just creature comforts but also opportunities for interaction among team members regardless of rank, AutoGravity and Mazda are urging employees to grab their laptops, hang out and draw inspiration from, among other things, some prime real estate: the once-coveted corner "office" that boasts the best views around. Inventive workspaces that reflect a company's brand and culture can promote teamwork, innovation and loyalty.
Device Maker Vyaire Plans Irvine Move, Hiring Push
One of the biggest medical device firms in Orange County plans a major expansion and hiring push after signing a deal to move its local operations from Yorba Linda to an office project being built in the Irvine Spectrum.