Office-to-Resi Conversions on the Rise

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With office vacancies and demand for housing on the rise, SCB is working with clients in cities across the country to re-purpose buildings from all eras into housing. The New York Times recently dove into the data on adaptive reuse projects throughout the last decade, citing a 310% increase in residential units created in former office buildings. Learn more about SCB’s adaptive reuse experience and catch up on this growing trend in recent press and interviews with SCB leadership.

San Francisco Chronicle – Strachan Forgan, Principal and Managing Director of SCB San Francisco, comments on the office to residential conversion of 100 Van Ness and adaptive reuse trends.

Marketplace – Chris Pemberton, Principal and President of SCB joins Strachan Forgan to discuss 100 Van Ness, the Tribune Tower conversion, and adaptive reuse trends.

Crain’s Chicago Business – Canal Station: SCB is modernizing the nearly 700,000-square-foot former single tenant office building at 801 S. Canal into a multi-tenant, highly amenitized property.

Architizer – Sheyla Conforte, Principal and Executive Director of SCB Interiors, talks about the design for the headquarters of Vital Proteins through the adaptive reuse of a former warehouse.

Archello – SCB was engaged as the interior designer for the repositioning of 303 East Wacker, transforming a mechanical space on the 30th floor into a new tenant floor and amenity lounge.

SCB News (Chicago Sun Times) – SCB’s latest historic renovation project is The Belden-Stratford, a beaux-arts former hotel-turned-apartment building from the 1920’s.