Chicago, IL – Bradford Allen is pleased to announce that Managing Director Andy DeMoss has completed a 15,180 square-foot lease renewal with Shapiro + Raj on behalf of the owners of 153 W Ohio. CBRE’s Meredith Soren-Freese and Dave Mahoney represented the tenant. Bradford Allen has been the exclusive leasing agent for the building since mid 2015.
Shapiro + Raj is a branding and marketing firm, offering a broad range of qualitative and quantitative research services. Founded in 1956, they specialize in focus groups and market research. Shapiro + Raj currently occupies the entire third and fourth floors of the property.
According to DeMoss, Shapiro + Raj’s need for a highly specialized space and the increasing popularity of the River North market led to the company to decide to remain at 153 W Ohio.
Constructed in 1900, 153 W Ohio is a 40,318 square-foot, heavy timber loft building, unique to the River North district.