New York-based developer 601W is renovating the vacant lot with $ 800 million of redevelopment to transform it into a modern office building.
Uber will officially take over the land on January 5, 2020 with renovation work from early spring.
Uber says it began investigating Chicago sites last fall. The company says it was attracted by the Old Main Post for its amenities, its location, development in the area, and its place in Chicago's history said in a statement. "The city continues to attract the top talent Uber needs to continue to be successful, and we continue to work together to make a positive impact on the local population. This is just the first of several announcements in the coming weeks that we want to share with the people of Chicago.
Uber has offices in the 1
The CBRE brokers Paul Reaumond and Ian Murphy represented Uber in the lease.