Skender Completes 34,000 SF Headquarters for Upwork in Chicago
CHICAGO — Skender has completed interior construction of Upwork’s new 34,000-square-foot headquarters in Chicago. Upwork, a website for hiring freelancers, has relocated to 525 W. Van Buren St. from its former space at 224 N. Desplaines St. Upwork’s space includes a café, server room, reception area, executive suite and open office concept for workstations. Upwork plans to build out an additional 34,000 square feet for use in 2020. Skender collaborated with architecture firm SCB, engineering firm Syska Hennessy Group and the building owner’s representative, Cresa.