McKissack &McKissack was responsible for moving 1,354 employees from three buildings to one and relocating surplus furniture to six field offices.
After an exhaustive public evaluation of office requirements, the Chicago Transit Authority retained 175 Jefferson LLC through a build-to-suit process to construct a new 12-story, 350,000 SF headquarters that allowed the CTA to consolidate office locations. McKissack provided relocation and move management services to the CTA. It developed the Mover RFP, a new furniture inspection form and move-coordination services, coordinating with CTA’s Move Team. The Computer Integrated Facility Management database, designed by the architect, was utilized for color-coded floor plan move diagrams. A relocation handbook developed by McKissack was distributed to all CTA employees.