Datassential has signed a 13,806-square-foot lease at 1201 W. Lake St. in the Fulton Market District. Colliers Chicago EVP Dougal Jeppe negotiated the long-term headquarters transaction on behalf of the company which helps food and beverage companies of all sizes and segments develop, launch and sell new concepts. Datassential will make the move from 18 S. Michigan Ave. in January 2022.
Datassential’s new space features a large open kitchen and an outdoor deck that will allow for client entertainment and employee collaboration.
“The opportunity to upgrade space was too good to pass up,” said Jeppe. “Now this company that serves the food and beverage industry has space that is on brand and in the center of Chicago’s most vibrant culinary scene.”
JLL’s Craig Coupe, Brad Despot and Mike Curran represented building ownership, a partnership of McCaffery Interests and New York Life.
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