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North Dallas’ Energy Square sizzles after $50 million makeover

After spending more than $50 million and 14 months in construction, owners of one of North Dallas’ biggest office campuses are pulling the wraps off the redo. The 14-acre Energy Square at North Central Expressway […]

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Continental Towers set to undergo $15M capital improvement plan

Chicago-based developer/investor, GlenStar, and real estate investment adviser, Rubenstein Partners, have announced plans for a $15 million capital improvement campaign at Continental Towers, a 910,796-square-foot office complex located at 1701 Golf Road in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.

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Architect Gensler Moving Dallas Offices To Historic Meadows Building

One of North Texas’ busiest architects is moving its local offices into a landmark Dallas building. Award-winning design firm Gensler plans to relocate its regional office into the historic Meadows Building on North Central Expressway. […]

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GlenStar Properties Spreading Its Wings Beyond Chicago As It Tinkers With After-Hours Appeal

Developer GlenStar Properties is best known for revamping older office properties that need an extra kick to compete for Class-A tenants, and it recently decided to bring that strategy to the Dallas metro area, its first operation outside the Chicago region.

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Huge Westlake Office Campus Sells To Chicago Investors

Two Chicago investors have teamed up to buy a huge Westlake office campus. GlenStar and partner Singerman Real Estate have acquired eight buildings in the Solana business park on State Highway 114. The purchase includes more […]

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Glenstar Achieves Wiredscore Digital Connectivity Certification For Suburban Class A Office Portfolio

WiredScore, the international standard for cutting-edge internet connectivity in office buildings, announced that GlenStar is the first landlord to achieve certification across a portfolio of Class A commercial office properties in the Chicago suburbs.

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Office Park Landlord Gives Employees Free Lyft Rides To And From Train Stations

A suburban Chicago office park landlord is offering free Lyft rides to and from local commuter rail stations for its tenants’ employees, helping address companies’ need to attract workers who live in the city. Chicago-based […]

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Demand Hasn’t Diminished For Suburban Class A Office Space

Leasing activity in Chicago’s suburbs slowed down in the first quarter of 2019. However, pockets of the market, including O’Hare and Oak Brook, remain tight, leading to asking rents in these areas to reach an […]

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Glenstar Among Top 100 ‘Best Places To Work’ Crain’s Chicago Business

Partnering with Best Companies Group, Crain’s surveyed 8,800 employees at Chicago-based companies to find the top places to work. Then we broke them down into a half-dozen key categories.

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Angelo Gordon Is Paying $148M For One Of O’Hare’s Premium Office Properties

Angelo Gordon is entering Chicago’s hottest suburban office submarket. The New York-based investor agreed to buy Presidents Plaza for $148M, Crain’s Chicago Business reports. A joint venture of Glenstar Properties and PGIM Real Estate acquired […]

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Chicago’s Best Food Halls

The shopping mall food courts of old that housed the same old national fast food chains (“hey, let’s grab a gray pad of meat on a bun followed by corporate cookie”) begat a blitz of […]

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