February 8, 2018

Punch Bowl Social to Bring Virtual Reality Games to Chicago in March

article by Eater Chicago

Punch Bowl Social has an opening date for its first Chicago location! The architecture of their new home is an OKW historic restoration project. 

January 25, 2018

Chicago's First Culver's Opens in Bronzeville

article by Bisnow

OKW designed Chicago's first Culver's franchise which opened Tuesday at Lake Meadows Market in Bronzeville.

January 5, 2018

2018's Most Anticipated American Restaurant Openings

article by Vogue

Serving as Architect of Record, OKW is collaborating with AvroKO on this last phase of 900 North Michigan Shops renovations.

December 12, 2017

Time Out Group Building 50K SF Fulton Market Food Hall

article by Bisnow

OKW is excited to collaborate with L3 Capital as the design architect on the core and shell of one of Chicago's largest food halls

November 7, 2017

Mag Mile retail complex getting new entrance, LED ceiling art, and food hall

article by Curbed Chicago

The design team was tasked with bringing a modern, inviting, and experiential environment to 900 N. Michigan Ave

October 31, 2017

Here's your guide to co-working downtown

article by Chicago Business

A guide to co-working downtown wouldn't be complete with Assemble Shared Office  #okwdesign

October 30, 2017

6 Online Retailers Redefining Brick-And-Mortar With Their Physical Locations

article by Bisnow

Online retailers breaking into brick-and-mortar retail - shout out to our friends at Amazon Books 

October 20, 2017

The 15 Coolest Offices in Chicago 2017

article by Crain's Chicago Business

Congratulations to our friends at Reverb for making the list at #13

October 11, 2017

Real Estate for Breakfast

article and podcast by SATC Solution Center

OKW President, Andy Koglin,  sits down with Phil Coover of Schenk Annes Tepper Campbell to discuss current trends in real estate and how OKW is contributing to positive change in Chicago.

October 11, 2017

Fred's Garage Opening September 28

article by JWC Media

Fred's Garage opens in Winnetka! Designed to honor the building's history and charm

September 21, 2017

Co-working company moving into Fulton Market

article by Crain's Chicago Business

European co-working company, Spaces, moving to Fulton Market. Together with Tucker Development, OKW completed a massive historic renovation to bring life back into this 19th century building.

September 11, 2017

Our Lady of Angels Campus, Known for Tragic 1958 Fire, Sees New Life

article by DNAinfo

Proud to serve Sr. Stephanie and this resilient parish in their mission

August 30, 2017

Contractor starts work on Medinah Country Club projects

article by Chicago Construction News

New construction on Medinah Country Club renovation - Phase II passed

July 24, 2017

Laser scan smooths urban mall rebirth

article by BuiltWorlds

How OKW and Graycor Construction are recapturing the early magic of Ford City Mall with a long-desired renovation

July 6, 2017

Go Inside One of the Only Rays of Sunshine Right Now in the Dying Retail Sector: Food Halls

article by The Street

A nod to one of the first ethic food halls in America, Eataly

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 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

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.

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!

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


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.

January 8, 2016


article by MHN