CHICAGO-Though executives at the Lynd Co. had hoped to open at 100% occupied, the new $72 million EnV apartment tower in the River North neighborhood is finished, but still 60% vacant. Further, the 27,000 square feet of main-floor retail is also empty, two years after the firm hired Cushman & Wakefield to market the space.

David Lynd, COO with the firm, tells that the vacancy could be just a matter of timing and pricing. “Our leasing started in July, but because the leasing season begins about three months earlier, we may have missed part of it,” Lynd says.

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