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CHICAGO-They don’t call Chicago the Windy City for nothing, but more building owners and tenants are braving the breezes and taking advantage of copious rooftop space. Like New York, Chicago is seeing a shift towards more companies leasing up open rooftops for entertainment, nightlife or, in the case of the Bradley Business Center, sustainable farming purposes. This office property in question is set to officialy open on September 20, and the 350,000-square-foot joint venture of Centrum Partners and Hansen Realty will be capped off – literally – by BrightFarms, an urban farmer. This tenant has leased one acre of space and will build the largest rooftop farm in Chicago

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