SEIU’s New Chicago Offices

  • Client SEIU,
  • size 70,000 sqft
  • Year 2013
  • Location Chicago, Illinois, United States,
  • Industry Non-Profit / Government,
  • Wight & Company has designed a new office space for employee service union SEIU located in Chicago, Illinois.

    SEIU is an employee service union representing home health care, nursing home and child care for over 85,000 workers in Illinois and Indiana. Following a merger of three unions, SEIU HC needed to find a new headquarters (70,000 sf) to house their new organization.  Wight and CBRE assisted SEIU in the extensive search for the “right” building to carry their brand identity forward. Wight provided programming, test-fits, building due diligence, lease and work letter reviews. Final negotiations depended on pre-design sketches for new entry and canopy, modifications to the building for a new 300-person Member Hall, scope narratives for base building features.

    Project Highlights Include:

    • Renovation of existing industrial space
    • Consolidation and relocation of three separate office locations
    • New 300-person member meeting hall addition
    • Shared conference facilities and support faculties for the groups
    • Cafes, hubs, touch-down places support a highly collaborative environment
    • Integrated, highly sophisticated technology

    Design: Wight & Company