Chicago, IL – May 2, 2021 – WeWork (NYSE: WE), a leading global flexible space provider, today opened its newest location in Chicago at 167 Green. The company will occupy approximately 93,500 square feet across two floors at 167 Green, located at 167 N Green St., including outdoor terraces, in Chicago’s dynamic Fulton Market District.
Steps from Chicago’s “restaurant row,” artisan cocktail bars and art galleries, WeWork 167 Green offers furnished, move-in ready private office suites and features lounges for team catch-ups, meeting rooms for collaborative brainstorming and private phone booths for calls and heads-down productivity. In addition, the building offers on-site parking, a rooftop terrace and garden, fitness center with a basketball court and locker rooms, event space and storage.
WeWork 167 Green is the company’s second newly opened location in Chicago this year, following the opening of WeWork 448 North LaSalle St. in January. Located in the heart of River North, WeWork 448 North LaSalle St. spans approximately 62,000 square feet across four floors and allows members access to lounges, meeting rooms, bike storage, a fitness center and electric vehicle charging stations.
“WeWork is thrilled to open our newest locations at 167 Green and 448 North LaSalle St.,” said Robin Cardoso, Territory Vice President. “Chicago is a thriving city with a supportive business community, strong talent and a clear demand for workplace flexibility. Chicago is continually embracing flexibility, and we’re excited to continue to grow here.”
As companies and employees plan their return to office strategies, many are looking to adopt a hybrid approach that enables greater flexibility and optionality in how they collaborate, connect and innovate.
“The continued expansion of WeWork is a testament to the growing appetite for a more robust return to office experience,” said Deputy Mayor of Business Economics and Neighborhood Development Samir Mayekar. “The city’s business community made incredible pivots and shifts throughout the pandemic, we look forward to seeing WeWork and its new members join our city’s vibrant business scene in the coming months.”
“As Chicagoans continue to seek flexible, safety-prioritized and turnkey workspace options, we’re excited to celebrate WeWork’s new opening at 167 Green,” said Jack Lavin, President & CEO of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. “Our members at WeWork have been essential in providing resources and opportunities for Chicago’s business community to bring workers back to the office, and the Chamber is excited to see WeWork continue to invest in our city.”
WeWork (NYSE: WE) was founded in 2010 with the vision to create environments where people and companies come together and do their best work. Since then, we’ve become one of the leading global flexible space providers committed to delivering technology-driven turnkey solutions, flexible spaces, and community experiences. For more information about WeWork, please visit us at wework.com.