J.C. Anderson, Inc. Completes 82,000 Square Foot Office Renovation in Chicago
(Elmhurst, Illinois) – J.C. Anderson, Inc. is pleased to announce that the firm has completed an 82,000 square foot office build-out for Havas Worldwide at 36 E. Grand Avenue in Chicago.
Founded in 1991, Havas Worldwide is one of the largest integrated marketing communications agencies in the world. Headquartered in New York, Havas Worldwide is made up of 11,000 employees in 316 offices located in 75 countries. The firm provides advertising, marketing, corporate communications, digital and social media solutions to clients.
J.C. Anderson, Inc. was selected to complete the 82,000 square foot build-out for the firm’s Chicago office in River North. The project included renovating the entire 3rd and 4th floors to create an open floor plan. Features of the new space include 17-foot exposed ceilings, a winding staircase to connect the two floors as well as high-end finishes throughout. J.C. Anderson, Inc. installed a “town hall” area for full company gatherings with expandable bleachers, a broadcast studio, spray painting station and in-office bike racks. The firm also coordinated the installation of a state-of-the-art AV system throughout the office.
Project Executive, Seth Erlich, led the construction team along with Darrel Panfil as project superintendent. Gary Lee Partners provided the architectural services and the construction manager was Mace North America.
About J.C. Anderson, Inc.
J.C. Anderson, Inc. established in 1879 with offices in Chicago and Elmhurst, Illinois, is one of the area’s oldest and largest interior general contractors. The firm’s interior construction projects range from multi-million dollar contracts to building maintenance projects for building owners; developers; private and public corporations; property management firms; educational institutions; industrial and healthcare facilities. J.C. Anderson, Inc. maintains an average work force of 150 employees including a professional staff of degreed construction specialists and project managers, and a field team of union carpenters, tapers and laborers.