Puratos Signs 6,668 SF Lease at Office Development Under Construction in Chicago’s Pilsen Neighborhood
CHICAGO — Puratos, a Belgium-based international food science company, has signed a 6,668-square-foot lease to occupy space at Mural Park. The office will operate as an innovation center to expand the company’s U.S. footprint and service its Midwest clients. Jeff Dowdell, Katie Steele and William Briggs of Transwestern represented the landlord, Condor Partners, in the lease transaction with Puratos. Mural Park is a 200,000-square-foot creative office project in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood that involves the transformation of two existing industrial buildings from the early 1900s. The project is now 18 percent pre-leased. Anchor tenant 5 Rabbit Cerveceria is slated to open in early 2019. Maverick Commercial Mortgage Inc. arranged $33.7 million in construction financing. An East Coast-based mortgage REIT provided the financing.