City officials joined developers Wednesday at an official groundbreaking and rendering reveal for The Saint Grand. Planned as a joint venture between Mavrek Development, GW Properties, Luxury Living, and Double Eagle Development. The project is being constructed at the corner of E. Grand Ave and N. St Clair St, replacing an old municipal parking garage. 

The Saint Grand GroundbreakingLuxury Living Chicago Realty

“Breaking ground is the next exciting step on a project we’re eager to bring to completion, not only for our joint team of developers, but for the area and its residents as well,” Managing Partner at Mavrek Development Adam Friedberg said. “The building has a direct focus on elevated wellness and is designed to highlight the elegance and sophistication of Streeterville, one of Chicago’s most vibrant communities”.

The Saint GrandLuxury Living Chicago Realty

Designed by NORR, the 21-story tower is set to bring 248 luxury apartments, 45,000 square feet of office space, and 7,500 square feet of ground floor retail space to the Streeterville neighborhood. Tenants will be provided with 106 car parking spaces and 102 bicycle parking spaces, according to the issued permit. 

The Saint GrandLuxury Living Chicago Realty

The development has an emphasis on in-unit workspaces and private outdoor space in response to post-pandemic market preferences. The mix of floor plans will include 124 studios, 17 one-beds, 45 one-bed plus den layouts, 60 two-beds, and 2 two-bed plus den configurations. Amenities for new residents will include a package receiving service, a coworking lounge, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool and deck. 

The Saint GrandLuxury Living Chicago Realty

At the base of the building, two floors will offer new Class-A office space with a flagship opportunity at 535 N. St Clair. The office space will include private outdoor space, modern ventilation systems and other intentional post-pandemic health safety elements. Office tenants will be able to enjoy the apartment amenities as an added benefit. 

Office Interior at The Saint GrandHarken Interiors

With construction already underway, general contractor Lendlease is waiting on the full building permit to have all the permits to work through completion. The building’s office space will be ready for build outs to begin by Q3 2023, with apartment units delivering in early 2024.