June 29, 2017

Rethinking Physical Workspace Helps Improve the 'Human Experience' for Employees, Says JLL

article by REBusiness Online

A workplace must enable people to achieve their ambitions, says Neil Murray, (EMEA) CEO of corporate solutions at JLL


June 27, 2017

No little plans: More than $20 billion of megaprojects in Chicago's pipeline

article by Chicago Tribune

Fascinating article by Ryan Ori highlighting Chicago's biggest developments in the pipeline #mixeduse


June 24, 2017

LaSalle and L3 Capital Acquire Mixed-Use Asset in Boston's Downtown Crossing

article by LaSalle Investment Management

OKW is excited to play a part in this story #OKWdesign


June 20, 2017

Co-Working Spaces Spread to the Suburbs

article by The Wall Street Journal

John Arenas, CEO of Serendipity Labs, told WSJ #coworking space helps firms retain top talent & support mobility


June 14, 2017

Experiential Retail Reinvigorates Malls

article by Bisnow

Shopping malls are shifting to efficient spaces to maximize every square inch


June 13, 2017

You and your boss have wildly different opinions about your workplace

article by CNBC

Are your execs & jr. staff on the same page? A recent study revealed major communication gaps in the #workplace


June 12, 2017

2017 CBC Merit Awards recap video

video by Chicago Building Congress

Still celebrating our #CBCMerit award with JCFS and Lendlease for New Construction under $15M


June 2, 2017

The 900 North Michigan Ave Shops rushing to stay relevant in mall-challenged America

article by Chicago Business Journal

The 900 North Michigan revitalization will be brought to life by AvroKO, ESI Design and OKW 


May 16, 2017

Movie theater, climbing wall, hotel, 443 more apartments planned for Arlington Downs

article by Chicago Tribune

Great article on the front page of the Chicago Tribune Business section highlighting our client, David Trandel. We are excited to be part of this 30 acre, $200M, entertainment oriented development coming to Arlington Heights. A creative vision meets thoughtful design.


April 28, 2017

A 'Silicon Valley feel' to renovated Motorola park in Plantation

article by Sun Sentinel

77 acre Campus Repositioning endeavor located in Plantation, Florida in partnership with Torburn Partners


March 8, 2017

Food Halls of America

article by Cushman & Wakefield

In concert with OKW's abundance of food hall related project activity #foodieculture


January 20, 2017

'Idle' No More, Retail At The Fields To Feature Ross For Less

article by DNAinfo

Peter Eisenberg, founder of Clark Street Real Estate, speaking at yesterday's #groundbreaking for Retail at the Fields. The redevelopment of this previously abandoned lot is expected to bring more than 1,000 jobs to the Avondale community.



January 9, 2017

Art Institute Exhibit Asks, 'Who Builds Your Architecture?'

article by Curbed Chicago


December 5, 2016

Why Mike Pykosz of @OakStreetHealth is on our 40 Under 40 in #Chicago list #ccb40s

article by Crain's Chicago Business

Congratulations to our client and friend, Mike Pykosz of Oak Street Health!


November 7, 2016

What's Wrong with Politics? Let's Start With the Benches

article by The New York Times

Could changing the status quo of government building design change the status quo of policy-making?


October 3, 2016

Bareburger Chicago opens on October 3, 2016

article by Southport Corridor Blogspot


September 27, 2016

Meeting Summary: Breaking the Mold - Malls Mix It Up to Stay Vital

article by ULI Chicago

In case you missed it... a re-cap of last week's ULI panel, featuring OKW President, Andy Koglin, among other industry leaders.



August 1, 2016

Mapping the West Loop Development Boom

article by Curbed Chicago

Brooklyn bowl at #4!


July 1, 2016

NEWCITY Wins Four Local Awards

article by BISNOW


May 18, 2016

Tucker Development Has High Hopes for 900 West

article by BISNOW

OKW is thrilled to announce an impactful endeavor with our partners, Tucker Development and Acadia Realty Trust: '900 West'


March 14, 2016

See who won the Food Depository awards

article by Crain's Chicago Business

#StillCelebrating


March 3, 2016

Turning a corner in Portage Park: Business coming back to Six Corners area

article by Chicago Tribune

OKW and Clark Street Real Estate are working to revitalize the intersection of Irving Park Rd & Milwaukee Ave. Six Corners will utilize sustainable strategies in both design and construction, providing a responsible and effective outcome in restoring this anchor intersection to the community.


February 17, 2016

Market Square To Add Courtyard

article by JWC Daily

While maintaining the historic qualities beloved by Lake Forest, OKW and L3 Capital are working together to enhance the consumer experience of Market Square with the renovations to the North Courtyard.


February 4, 2016

Top 10 states for LEED in 2015

article by USGBC

Illinois ranked #1 for #Top10LEED


February 1, 2016

Why great architecture should tell a story

video by TED talks

Monday motivation


January 8, 2016

NEWCITY Earns LEED Gold

article by MHN