Technology meets efficiency in servicing Fortune 500 tenants at the 35-story office tower in Chicago’s Loop
CHICAGO, IL, September 20, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — Located on the northeast corner of Franklin and Randolph, The John Buck Company (“TJBC”) developed a brand new, state-of-the-art, office tower located at 151 N. Franklin Street in Chicago’s Central Loop. Designed by John Ronan Architects, the building delivers an innovative workplace with a sleek design.
Founded In 1981, TJBC has established a track record and reputation as a premier, vertically-integrated real estate investment, development and operating company focused on major U.S. urban markets. Its dedication toward being a leader in technology and futureproofing continues to position the company as one of the top development firms across the nation.
151 North Franklin won the 2019 Digie Award for the “Most Intelligent Office Building.” The Digie Awards are given at RealComm, an event company that focuses on technology, innovation, and real estate operations. For the past 21 years, these awards have recognized companies, real estate projects, technologies and people that have gone above and beyond to positively impact technology, automation and innovation.
The building features thoughtfully planned amenities including a rooftop sky garden and collaborative workspaces all with high-speed Internet, one of the top 3 most important factors tenants use when looking for office spaces.
“Being able to provide Gigabit+ Internet for our tenants creates opportunity for growth in today’s fast paced workforce and takes some tenant responsibility off our shoulders with Everywhere Wireless’ reliable and local customer service,” said Nick Covello, IT Director at The John Buck Company.
Before WiredScore was established, there was limited information available to tenants about the quality of Internet available in prospective buildings. Having these standards provides accurate information and transparency to those tenants. Wired Certification by WiredScore is a rating system that empowers landlords to understand, improve, and promote their buildings’ digital infrastructure.
By connecting with Everywhere Wireless, The John Buck Company is connecting with a WISP (Wireless Internet Service Provider) that is built around technological efficiency, reliability, and top-rated customer support. Trusted by nearly all leading commercial and residential property developers in the greater Chicagoland area, Everywhere Wireless has best-in-class Internet service, based on a modern and resilient infrastructure that can handle highly flexible and scalable connectivity. Such has allowed 151 North Franklin the access to achieve a perfect WiredScore rating of Platinum Pre-certified by including redundancy and resiliency of telecom infrastructure, easy installation and capacity to support new telecom services.
“We can’t take credit for this microwave technology, as it’s been around for decades, but it’s great to be recognized by WiredScore and clients like The John Buck Company that are developing some of the most innovative buildings in the nation.” said Marvin Hossain, Director of Business Development at Everywhere Wireless.
All the cutting-edge features of 151 North Franklin have caught the attention of many Fortune 500 companies, all taking up expansive blocks of the building for the growth and expansion of their companies.
Everywhere Wireless is the largest independent Internet Service Provider delivering Gigabit+ speeds to residential and commercial properties. Clients include Amazon, Cisco, Nike, Google, The Shedd Aquarium and the Art Institute of Chicago, along with nearly all leading commercial and residential property developers, managers and condo associations throughout the greater Chicago area. Thoughtfully integrated into the daily lives of the people of Chicago, Everywhere Wireless has partnered with the City to provide free Wi-Fi at many of Chicago’s public parks and beaches. The company also regularly contributes to community-focused organizations such as the Alzheimer’s Association’s Greater Illinois Chapter, the ReVive Center for Housing and Healing and Literacy Works. Leveraging the latest microwave technology, the Everywhere Wireless Gigabit+ Internet network delivers fiber optic Internet speeds up to and beyond 1,000 megabits per second (Mbps). For more information about Everywhere Wireless or connect your property today, visit www.EverywhereWireless.com.
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