Chicago’s Big Brothers Big Sisters Finds New Office Space With Assistance From Stream Realty Partners

Chicago, Illinois
July 11 3 min read

Stream Realty Partners has helped the Chicago affiliate of a national mentoring organization find a new home that meets its future needs.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago will occupy 8,587 square feet on the second floor at 130 S. Jefferson St. The new space will accommodate the nonprofit’s hybrid work model and allow the agency to hold programs, board meetings, and community and match events.

Stream Managing Director Phil Geiger led negotiations for the tenant. Stream, a national commercial real estate firm offering an integrated platform of services, operates one of its 15 core offices in Chicago. Madison Rose represented the landlord, R2 Companies, in the transaction.

“Working with Stream and Phil Geiger’s occupier team was a seamless experience,” said Jeremy Foster, President and CEO at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago. “They helped us navigate a very dynamic real estate market and evaluate several important criteria required to make the right decision for our employees and the families and children we serve throughout Illinois and Indiana. This new space will help build on our already phenomenal culture by creating a wonderful communal space for people to work together and collaborate on how to best carry out our mission of creating one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.”

The Chicago branch of Big Brothers Big Sisters offers high-quality, one-on-one mentoring services to 2,000 children and their families in Cook, DuPage, and Lake counties in Illinois and Indiana. Its new creative loft-office space features 16-foot ceilings and large windows overlooking Jefferson Street, providing natural light and cityscape views in Chicago’s West Loop. The property’s recently renovated lobby will welcome the nonprofit’s more than 65 staff members who work to recruit, match, and support mentors, mentees, and families across Chicagoland.

The five-story 130 S. Jefferson St. location is a heavy timber building, constructed in 1883, that sits in the West Loop neighborhood and offers easy access to Interstates 90 and 94 as well Chicago Transit Authority’s train lines from Union Station and the Ogilvie Transportation Center. A host of restaurants, along with Greek Town, Randolph Street, and Fulton Market, are nearby.

“Big Brothers Big Sisters in Chicago does amazing work, and I am honored to have helped advise them on picking a great space and landlord partner for their future,” Geiger said. “I know this space will help serve their mission most effectively. It feels good to be part of their impactful story.”


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