Oak Brook, IL-based Harp completed its development earlier thisyear of the 12-story, 556-room Intercontinental Chicago O'HareHotel. The Rosemont Corporate Center's three-acre site, bounded byBalmoral Avenue, River Road and Interstate 294, is directly west ofthe new hotel.

"Harp always had its eye on doing something at this site, andthe village was happy with what Harp did at the Intercontinental,"Tim Hennelly, Ryan's VP of development, tells GlobeSt.com. "ButHarp is more a hotel developer, and Ryan came in to offer ourexpertise as office developers. We got involved and helped Harpfinish the deal."

The four-story development will meet the criteria for LEEDcertification, Hennelly says, expected to make the building thefirst LEED Silver Certified building in Rosemont. The building willoffer green features including an Under Floor Air Distributionsystem, energy-efficient mechanical and electrical systems, andwater conservation plumbing features. "It's been a big strategicpush for Ryan to get into LEED-certified developments," Hennellysays.

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