CHICAGO—As reported in yesterday, GlenStar Properties LLC has been transforming the Chicago Board of Trade Building from a property dedicated to the trading firms that had clustered about the city’s exchanges into a modern office tower with a diverse group of tenants. And later this year the company will unveil even more renovated space in the tower.

“We started off the year at about 70% occupied,” Christian Domin, who oversees leasing at the building, tells, “and now we are at about 77% leased. Although trading firms still come to us for new leases, including ones that are not trading firms per se, but ones that are on the high-tech end of it, we have a much more diverse base.”

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