McDonald’s to Relocate Headquarters to Downtown Chicago
CHICAGO — McDonald’s will relocate its corporate headquarters from Oak Brook to downtown Chicago by the spring of 2018. The fast food giant has signed a lease at 1045 W. Randolph St. in the West Loop neighborhood. McDonald’s was headquartered in Chicago from 1955 to 1971. The new location will provide offices, as well as house Hamburger University, one of seven worldwide training centers. According to Crain’s Chicago, McDonald’s will likely lease over 300,000 square feet at the building, which formerly served as Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Studios. McDonald’s currently operates over 36,000 locations in over 100 countries.
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