Mansueto Properties Acquires Chicago’s Wrigley Building for $255M
CHICAGO — Mansueto Properties LLC has acquired The Wrigley Building, which is located on North Michigan Avenue in Chicago. HFF arranged $150 million in acquisition financing, but the actual purchase price was $255 million, according to local media reports. The iconic Class A office and retail property totals 478,920 square feet. Originally built in 1921 and 1924, the property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The two-tower property, which has connecting walkways on the third and 14th floors, was renovated from 2012 to 2014 to create modern office and retail space, to further enhance the historic façade and to provide amenities such as a fitness center, tenant lounge and conference center. The towers are 90 percent leased. Tenants include American Medical Association, Leo Burnett, ABA, Nuveen, Walgreens and Perkins + Will. Stephen Skok of HFF arranged the 30-year, fixed-rate financing through a major life insurance company. The seller was BDT Capital Partners, according to local media.