Chicago

Andre Wiggins

Q&A: Andre Wiggins, GM at Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Center

The City of Chicago looks to the 30-story Richard J. Daley Center as an example of what can be done to improve performance in existing facilities. And Andre Wiggins, general manager for the Richard J. Daley Center in Chicago, has risen to that challenge. Wiggins has worked hard to prove himself as a successful facilities professional. And as a result of his team’s efforts, the Richard J. Daley Center has achieved LEED Silver [...]
Mixed Use On the Rise

Mixed-Use On the Rise: Challenges and Solutions for a New Breed of High-Rises

Although they’re not incredibly common yet in the United States, mixed-use towers are growing in popularity. They maximize building infrastructure, address density issues, and capitalize on building owners’ investments through multiple income streams. They also provide a type of investment diversification (when office lease rates are down, residential leases may be up, for example). But many of today’s commercial architects find themselves working on...