WEST LOOP — Crayton Advisors aims to expand its holdings in the West Loop with a new 12-story office building, adding to its collection of office buildings in the booming neighborhood.
The developer unveiled plans for the 150-foot-high building at 310 S. Green St. at a community meeting Tuesday night. The FitzGerald Associates Architects-designed building includes an office lobby and a coworking or retail space on the ground floor, said Michael Ezgur, the developer’s zoning attorney.
Under the proposal, the building would include three levels of parking to accommodate 101 parking spaces. Ezgur noted the building is also within 500 feet of the Halsted Blue Line station.
Crayton Advisors also operates nearby office buildings at 820 W. Jackson Blvd., 833 W. Jackson Blvd., 850 W. Jackson Blvd. and 322 S. Green St.
The property is currently used as a parking lot by office tenants in buildings to the north and south of the proposed project.
During the meeting at Catalyst Ranch, one resident worried that the additional cars brought by new office tenants would add to the congestion along Jackson Boulevard.
Developers said the project would only add 32 more parking spots than what is currently available on the lot.
Burnett said he viewed the proposal favorably but would continue to look at traffic issues.
Damone Richardson, the West Loop Community Organization’s development chair, said the group would continue to take feedback before making a final recommendation to the alderman.
West Chamber Association President Armando Chacon said it was a “viable project.” The group expects to make a recommendation on the project soon.
If approved, Crayton Advisors look to begin construction in March 2020. Construction would last approximately 10-12 months.
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