Global real estate leaders and joint venture partners Thor Equities Group and QuadReal, are pleased to announce a long-term lease with John Deere at 800 W. Fulton Market for 35,000 square feet.
John Deere, a prominent American manufacturer of agricultural and forestry machinery, lawn care equipment, and more, has selected 800 W. Fulton for their new Chicago office. At the eastern entrance to the historic Fulton Market District, the brand-new development features office and retail space, as well as a range of public amenities. Chosen by the company for the building’s smart building technologies including a tenant facing mobile application, fitness center, social sky lounge, and conference center that can accommodate up to 100 people, 800 W. Fulton Market is the ideal location for John Deere’s Chicago office.
“At 800 W. Fulton Market, we set out to create a welcoming and inspiring environment to help companies attract and retain top talent. We are pleased John Deere has selected our property to grow their team and thrilled to add another exceptional tenant to our roster,” said Joe Sitt, Chairman of Thor Equities Group.
“We are proud to welcome John Deere to 800 W. Fulton Market,” said Jack J. Sitt, Executive Vice President of Thor Equities Group. “800 W. Fulton offers state-of-the-art office space with rich amenities to benefit John Deere’s team and provide them with an excellent base to discover all Fulton Market has to offer.”
John Deere joins office tenants including Aspen Dental, Teknion, Prevolv, and Inscape, bringing the office portion to approximately 70% leased. Zeppola Bakery also recently selected 800 W. Fulton for their first location outside of New York City.
Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merril, 800 W. Fulton Market features a striking façade with outdoor, stair-step terraces and an iconic x-brace design and panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows. Planned to meet the highest sustainability standards credentials, the project is targeting both LEED Platinum and the WELL Building Standard certification.
Thor’s portfolio also includes nearby 942 W. Fulton Market, 1003 W. Fulton Market and 1229 W. Randolph Street. The latter property recently received approval for an 8.5 story boutique office building. Thor closed on the sale of 905 W. Fulton Market in May 2020, after leasing the development to Mondelez International and Dineamic Hospitality.