America's Second Harvest, whose food banks have been tapped byHurricane Katrina victims, now has 26,830 sf at the 79-year-oldbuilding, its headquarters since 2002. However, Holabird &Root's relocation from 300 W. Adams St. is a homecoming of sorts,as the architectural firm designed the Marquette Building in 1895.The firm is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.

Holabird & Root will move into the Marquette Buildingfollowing more than a year of negotiations. Grubb & Ellissenior vice presidents Bob Palffy and Sven Sykes and seniorassociate Todd Schaefer represented Holabird & Root. L.J.Sheridan & Co. chief executive officer and president Patrick J.Caruso handled negotiations for the John D. & Catherine T.MacArthur Foundation.

The America's Second Harvest expansion gives the network of 211regional food banks more efficient space. "As a non-profit, we areconstantly exploring ways to cut costs without compromising thequality of the service we deliver," says America's Second Harvestchief financial officer Roberta Lane.

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