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Hines has topped out construction at Salesforce Chicago Tower in the Wolf Point mixed-use development

Salesforce Tower Chicago Construction Tops Out 

Hines and Salesforce have topped out at Salesforce Tower Chicago, which Salesforce will anchor upon the tower’s completion in 2023. The topping-out of the 60-story, 1.2-million-square-foot office tower marks a significant milestone toward the completion of the Wolf Point master plan, a three-phase development designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and located on one of Chicago’s last remaining riverfront sites in downtown Chicago.  

“The topping out of Salesforce Tower marks a momentous occasion, not just in our construction timeline, but also in the impact that this innovative and sustainable development has on Chicago,” said Jim Walsh, senior managing director at Hines. “As leaders of their own industry, we’re proud to have the Salesforce name represented on our newest Chicago development and look forward to completion next year.” 

As part of its Midwest expansion plan, Salesforce will occupy 500,000 square feet in the trophy tower.  


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