VIPAR Heavy Duty Relocates Headquarters to Bell Works Chicagoland
Bell Works Chicagoland, the former AT&T corporate campus in Hoffman Estates, IL, signed a long-term office lease with VIPAR Heavy Duty Inc., a leading network of independent aftermarket truck parts distributors and service providers.
VIPAR will bring its team of 35 employees from Crystal Lake, IL, to Hoffman Estates, with the redeveloped “metroburb” serving as the new global headquarters for the VIPAR Heavy Duty Family of Companies. The company will occupy 10,074 square feet on the ground-level floor.
“We’re building an exciting movement here at Bell Works and an influx of companies are enthusiastic to become a part of it,” said Ralph Zucker, President of Inspired by Somerset Development, the developer and visionary behind Bell Works Chicagoland. “VIPAR has a dedicated network of employees that will further elevate the compelling workplace environment of the metroburb.”
Colliers represented VIPAR in leasing negotiations. The Garibaldi Group represented Bell Works Chicagoland.
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