Chicago members please join us on Thursday, March 9th at 6 PM for a tour of Hines’ new office development in Chicago, River Point, including the new Chicago home of DLA Piper. SPIRE member Richard Klawiter (JD ’90), real estate partner in DLA Piper’s Chicago office and Vice Chair of DLA Piper’s U.S. Real Estate Group, will host us for the building and office tour.
Greg Van Schaack, Senior Managing Director at Hines, will lead a tour of the building and the common areas and then we will have a wine reception in DLA’s new offices. We will also be joined by Managing Deputy Commissioner Aarti Kotak (JD ’05) of the City of Chicago Bureau of Economic Development Department of Planning and Development. Following the tour and reception, we will enjoy a walk to nearby Fulton Market for dinner.
We greatly appreciate Richard arranging this opportunity for SPIRE. Registration is open.
About River Point. River Point is co-owned by Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate investment arm of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and one of the largest real estate companies in the world. It is a state-of-the-art 52-story office tower located in Chicago's West Loop submarket. Designed by Pickard Chilton Architects, the project offers dramatic world-class architecture, efficient interior design and outstanding views. The 1,100,000-square-foot building will provide efficient 25,000-square-foot floorplates and will include extensive amenities, such as a 1.5-acre public park and landscaped riverwalk with extraordinary views of the Chicago River and Wacker Drive, a 150-car garage, retail, fine dining restaurants, a fitness center, and building conference center.
About SPIRE Events: SPIRE tours and events provide SPIRE members the opportunity to connect with one another, see significant projects and hear from industry leaders. SPIRE significantly subsidizes the cost of these events for Full SPIRE members. In return, we ask you to tell your alumni friends about SPIRE, offer to host an event or reach out to us with event ideas or great case studies in the industry.
Full Member: $75
Young Alumni*: $50
Guest: $150 (includes one-year membership to SPIRE)
Guest Young Alum: $90 (includes one-year membership to SPIRE)
* "Young Alumni" are 5 years out of graduate school or 10 years out of undergrad.
Photo courtesy of www.chicagoriverpoint.com.