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CBRE's Jason Houze arranged leases with a technology firm and five other tenants at the recently completed 609 W. Randolph in Chicago

CBRE Arranges Six Leases at Spec Offices in West Loop

CBRE has arranged six leases totaling 54,183 square feet at 609 W. Randolph St, a speculative office building that delivered in March of 2022 in Chicago’s West Loop. The deals put the building at 63% occupancy, with five floors remaining for lease. 

The latest lease totaled 21,339 square feet with an undisclosed, national technology company. Other completed deals this year include: 

  • New Markets Trading – 5,482 square feet 
  • NTT DATA – 7,113 square feet 
  • Global Real Estate Fund – 7,113 square feet 
  • Confidential Financial Services – 7,113 square feet 
  • Valenti Builders- 6,023 square feet 

CBRE’s Jason Houze and team represented 609 W. Randolph ownership, Vista Property, a third-generation family-owned private real estate investment firm, in each of the transactions. All of the leases closed after the building delivered. 


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About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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