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222 Merchandise Mart Plaza


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Total Building SF:   3,568,000

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theMART (formerly The Merchandise Mart), located in the center of the sought-after River North submarket, is interwoven into the fabric of Chicago as an innovator in culture, art, business, fashion, media and more. As the largest privately held commercial building in the United States, it is one of the world's leading commercial buildings, wholesale design centers and the preeminent international business location in Chicago. Encompassing 4.2 million gross square feet, theMART spans two city blocks, rises 25 stories, and is visited by an average of 30,000 people each business day and nearly 10 million people annually. Offering continuous innovation and creativity from leading manufacturers and showrooms, theMART serves as a business hub for interior designers, architects, contractors, business owners and buyers, and recently has become home to Chicago's most creative and technologically innovative companies including Motorola Mobility, 1871, Yelp, PayPal and MATTER, as well as Fortune 500 companies Conagra, Allstate, Kellogg, Beam Suntory, Grainger and Caterpillar.

Built: 1930


Total Size: Approximately 3,700,000 Rentable Square Feet


Average Floor Size: 200,000 Rentable Square Feet


Number of Floors: 25


Architect: Graham Anderson Probst & White


Frame: Structural steel columns and beams. Reinforced concrete joists.


Structural Floors: Reinforced poured concrete. Live load is 100 to 150 pounds per square foot.


Floor Heights: Lobby = 21' 0", 2nd = 16' 0", Floors 3-6 = 13' 0", Floors 7-17 & 19-25 = 12' 0", Floor 18 = 17' 6"


Elevators: 38 passenger elevators serve various combinations of floors, 5 large capacity freight elevators


LEED Certification: Gold-EB


Onsite Amenities: Onsite parking, over 20 in-building food options, 16,000 square foot, tenant-only, full-service fitness center, including showers and lockers.

Tenant Profile


Motorola Mobility
Yelp Inc.
Paul Heinen
Senior Vice President, Leasing

Toni McIntosh
Vice President, Leasing

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