Construction of Salesforce Tower Chicago Nearing Halfway Point
Construction on Salesforce Tower Chicago in River North (ELENET 836), known as Wolf Point South, is approaching the halfway mark, Chicago YIMBY reported on May 2. Rising 60 stories at 333 West Wolf Point Plaza, Wolf Point South is the final, US$800-million building in the three-part master plan known as Wolf Point. Hines is developing Salesforce Tower Chicago in partnership with longtime landowner, the Joseph P. Kennedy Family, as well as Diversified Real Estate and AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust. The tower will yield 1.2 million ft2 of space anchored by Salesforce with 525,000 ft2 signed to a long-term lease. Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects designed Salesforce Tower Chicago, Walsh Construction is the general contractor, the architect of record is HKS and Persohn/Hahn handled vertical-transportation design. The elevators for Salesforce Tower Chicago are supplied by Otis. This includes one retail service elevator, two garage elevators, two restaurant/retail elevators, one Riverwalk public exterior elevator, two 5000-lb SkyRise™ service elevators, and 24 3500-lb SkyRise™ passenger elevators with destination dispatch technology.