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CIM Group has signed ScalpTrade to a lease at 425 S. Financial Place in Chicago

ScalpTrade Relocates Headquarters to CIM Tower in Central Loop 

CIM Group finalized a long-term lease with ScalpTrade, a proprietary trading firm and technology service provider, for 13,000 square feet at 425 S. Financial Pl. in Chicago’s Central Loop. The company will occupy space on the 36th floor for its corporate headquarters.  

“We are pleased to be relocating our office to 425 S. Financial in the Chicago loop, a space that can accommodate our growing business demands. The move will enable us to enter the next chapter of our growth and success while providing our team members with state-of-the-art infrastructure, high end finishes, and top-class amenities,” said Stanley Awdisho, founder, ScalpTrade. 

Located between South Financial Place and South LaSalle Street, 425 S. Financial is a 40-story, approximately one million-square-foot office complex including a 954,000-square-foot tower, 83,000-square-foot annex overlooking Ida B. Wells Drive, 45,000-square-foot landscaped public plaza, a 5,000-square-foot retail building, and a 325-space underground parking garage. 


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