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Codal Shifts to Old Post Office in “First-Mover’s Market”

Digital development and consulting firm Codal leased 15,972 square feet in 601W Companies’ Old Post Office, more than doubling its current office footprint. With plans to upsize its headcount, the firm is relocating its headquarters from 11 E. Hubbard St. in River North.

CBRE vice chairman Brad Serot and VP Tony Coglianese represented Codal in the lease. Telos Group’s Dan Heckman and Matt Whipple represented ownership.

“Codal was able to seize an incredible opportunity to move from a Class C building to one of the most talked about redevelopments in North America by taking advantage of a first-mover’s market,” said Coglianese.

He added, “This relocation will allow the business to utilize its space as a way to engage top talent and differentiate the employee experience, while also having their brand recognized alongside some of the most prestigious companies in the world that have also made the Old Post Office their home.”

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