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Jeff Edeus is Chief Engineer at 30 West Monroe; he joined the team in February 2012. His focus has been on construction as Mike has done an outstanding job maintaining equipment and Brendan and Billy have handled tenant requests. If you happen to see Mike or Jeff in the building, feel free to introduce yourself! Jeff says the diversity of the tenants and the entire building staff makes the building a great place to work. The owner’s commitment to energy conservation also makes his job rewarding. Jeff was born and raised in Orland Park and currently resides in Mokena. He went to school at Southern Illinois University and started his career at 300 S. Riverside Plaza. He enjoys golf and whatever puts a smile on his son’s face! He loves cavatelli from Tufano’s, the Hawks, Sox, and Bears, and he once got a hole-in-one.
Mike Quinlan, Assistant Chief Engineer, joined the 30 West Monroe team in March. His responsibilities include assisting the chief engineer with overseeing construction projects and operating and maintaining building equipment and systems. Mike loves that 30 West Monroe is a historical building; it was the first high-rise building constructed after World War II. Most importantly, he enjoys working with all of the people from every department that make up such a great team. Mike is from Mokena and graduated from Triton College. He recently participated in a recreational volleyball league and also enjoys playing golf and spending quality time with his wife and three children. Mike and his wife are organizers of an annual fundraiser held every October to raise money for DUP15q Alliance. Their son, Gavin, is affected by Duplication 15q Syndrome, which is a rare chromosomal abnormality.
Stacia Albiston has joined 30 West Monroe as Property Administrator. Her day-to-day activities include working in the office of the building doing administrative tasks, working with tenants and any requests they have, and assisting Susan and the rest of the team. Stacia loves the architecture of the building and the team at 30 West Monroe. They have been so kind and helpful! She was born in Boise, Idaho and graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in Graphic Design. Before moving to Chicago, she was a high school art teacher. She loves playing tennis and riding bikes. Her favorite food includes pizza and she someday hopes to have a garden that supplies all of her pizza toppings!
MEET OUR STAFF 30 West Monroe would like to thank all of our employees for their continued dedication to our building and our tenants. 30 West Monroe, Suite 1000 Chicago, IL 60603 312.853.1550 AVP/General Manager Susan Muller Property Administrator Stacia Albiston Chief Engineer Jeff Edeus
We would like to extend a welcome to our newest tenants: Jacobson Workspring Specialty's Cafe & Bakery, Inc Nelson & Associates Interior Design & Space Planning Kerns, Frost & Pearlman, LLC Asset Allocation & Management Company, LLC Clarion Associates, Inc
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Have you had your personal consultation with Workspring yet? The first of its kind in Chicago, Workspring was brought into Inland Steel to be a hosted extension of your office space. What does it mean to have a hosted extension of your office? Research shows that 50% of the time your space is too small, too big or not designed for the work you need to get done. We also see collaborative consumption* as the way of the future. Workspring provides the extra space you need, when you need it. It’s a flexible and economical solution for Inland Steel Building tenants. We offer memberships for individuals and teams and can host your meetings and events. Plus, as a tenant of the Inland Steel Building, you’ll enjoy special pricing and exclusive invitations to Workspring’s educational and networking events. How have some tenants and members used Workspring as an extension of their office? • To host meetings, conveniently in the same building, when meeting rooms are booked • Turning their conference room into a team space, and utilizing a meeting room at Workspring only when you need it • To hold interviews in a private, easy to access space • To make customer calls in a secure, private space when calling in an open plan environment would be too disruptive • To hold training sessions, at a highly hosted offsite location when focus really matters • To hold critical client meetings in a state of the art, impressive setting • To conduct depositions or sensitive legal strategy sessions, in a safe, secure and private space • To entertain clients or celebrate major team milestones
Every tenant’s needs are different, so schedule a personal consultation today. We’ll help you address specific pain points and develop flexible solutions. And please stop by, anytime, to meet the staff and check out your extended office space on the 4th floor. From the Workspring Staff, 800.605.9092, firstname.lastname@example.org Gain access to workplace research and Workspring events by signing up for our e-newsletter. *Learn more about Workspring's collaborative consumption model. Specialty’s Café & Bakery opened in the Inland Steel Building this spring and has quickly taken root as a “go to” breakfast, lunch and coffee spot. Specialty’s offers fresh, delicious, madefrom-scratch sandwiches, salads, soups and baked goods – as well as offering delivery option for events and meetings. A family-run business, with 46 US cafés, Specialty’s offers the quality of hand-made food with ultra-convenient online ordering that has won the hearts of busy professionals, meeting organizers, event planners and property managers. Specialty’s offers a relaxed dining environment that allows customers to remain connected to the digital world as they wish with free wi-fi and abundant power outlets. Customers also love the ease and convenience of online ordering at Specialtys.com – leaving them with ample time to enjoy the food and ambiance. “Since we opened in Chicago in 2003, Specialty’s has made a name for itself by incorporating modern technology to serve delicious, freshly-prepared food,” explains
explains Dawn Saxton, co-founder and Vice President of Product Development. “Technology has changed greatly in the last decade and our cafés are designed and equipped to accommodate today’s ‘on-the-go’ professionals.” As part of its commitment to leveraging technology to improve convenience, Specialty’s provides a wide range of ordering tools on its website, www.specialtys.com. Users may create and save their own list of menu “favorites,” order and purchase items online for pickup at the café, submit business catering orders, and even track which famous Specialty’s cookies are hot out of the oven with their “Cookie Radar.” The in-store iPads also allow customers of specialtys.com to access their stored favorites and earn Baker’s Dozen Rewards with in-store purchases. “We recognize that in today’s business world, very few people have time to take a full hour for lunch,” Ms. Saxton says. “Customers want faster, more efficient service. Our website and mobile app are designed to help us meet their needs.” One thing that has not changed in this era of rapid technological advances is Specialty’s commitment to serving a world-class menu: fresh baked breads, cookies and pastries; homemade sandwiches; soups and salads. “Serving our customers fresh, delicious food remains the foundation of our business,” Ms. Saxton says. “We are a very digital company, but we still have an onsite baker in every one of our cafés.”
GOING GREEN The Inland Steel Building is proud to offer our tenants a number of sustainable options to minimize waste and reduce our carbon footprint. Zipcar Zipcar has arrived at Inland Steel! To use Zipcars, simply reserve a car online, walk to the vehicle location, hold your Zipcard to the card reader, and drive away. For more information, contact Jim Rhodes at 312.589.6298 or send him an email.
Electronic Vehicle Station Did you know that we offer a dual Electronic Vehicle Station? ChargePoint is the first charging station to charge twice the cars while cutting costs. Learn more by visiting their website.
Don't Forget! The bike room is located near the dock entrance. There are three bike racks within the room for tenant use. Tenantâ€™s may request a key for the bike room from the Management Office.
CHICAGO UPCOMING EVENTS Oktoberfest Chicago Held at Southport and Lincoln Avenue from September 27 - 29, highlights include plenty of brew and food (don't forget the pretzels!) plus two stages of music and the always-popular "Kinderfest" with activities for kids and families. Click here for more information.
Randolph Street Market Festival Calling all knick-knack collectors! Come out to this yearâ€™s Randolph Street Market Festival on September 28 and 29. Over 200 vendors are coming together to sell antiques, furniture, clothing and much, much more. Click here for more information.
chicago artists month This annual month-long celebration (beginning October 1st) explores the impact of artists throughout our city's neighborhoods by highlighting their work, their studios and a wide range of exhibitions, programs and events. Click here for more information.
CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL The Chicago International Film Festival plays host to the latest and most groundbreaking in international cinema. Enjoy phenomenal international movies often showcased for the first time and discover new directors and stars in the process. The festival runs from October 10 - 24 and costs from $10 - $13 to attend. Click here for more information.
chicagoween Ghosts and goblins take over the city from October 26 - 30 during the annual Chicagoween festival. The event is perfect for the entire family and has plenty of live entertainment. Pick out your own pumpkin at the Fall Harvest farmer's market and scare yourself silly at one of many haunted houses. Click here for more information.