CTBUH Silver Member

GEI Consultants

About

Member Since: 2016

Member Offices: Boston, Chicago

Website: http://www.geiconsultants.com/

GEI’s engineers have led foundation design and construction oversight for thousands of structures, including major hospitals; educational, research, and government facilities; tall and super tall buildings; stadiums; hospitality, industrial, warehousing, commercial and residential complexes; and more.

Their teams pioneer foundation design solutions that enable clients to achieve greater efficiency in schedule, cost, and quality. Through analysis, design, and discussion with their clients, GEI reduces the unknowns, getting a project out of the ground on time and on budget.

Fields of Expertise

Geotechnic / Foundations

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2016

Member Offices

  • Boston

  • Chicago

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

One Chicago Square East Tower

295.8 m / 971 ft

2

Salesforce Tower

254.6 m / 835 ft

3

110 North Wacker

249 m / 817 ft

4

River Point

223 m / 732 ft

5

BMO Tower

221.7 m / 727 ft

6

150 North Riverside

220.8 m / 724 ft

7

Wolf Point East Tower

203.5 m / 668 ft

8

Jade Signature

193.9 m / 636 ft

9

One Chicago Square West Tower

175 m / 574 ft

10

727 West Madison

151.1 m / 496 ft

Awards

110 North Wacker

Award of Excellence: 110 North Wacker

Best Tall Building 200-299 meters 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Darren Diehm

Darren Diehm

CTBUH Awards Geotechnical Engineering Jury, 2021

Chicago

Building Completions Timeline

 

Global News

13 April 2021

Chicago Office Tower Tops Out

Construction has topped out for the 50-story, 727-foot-tall (221-meter-tall) office tower at 320 S Canal Street in the West Loop. Also known as BMO Tower,...

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Global News

26 January 2021

Developers Look to Add Units to Stalled Chicago Tower

After losing their financing last year, the New York City developers of a stalled 74-story residential high-rise next to Grant Park are trying to jump-start...

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Global News

10 July 2020

Lender Halts Funding for Skyscraper in Chicago's Downtown Due to Pandemic

A Helmut Jahn-designed skyscraper along South Michigan Avenue is on hold at least until September 2020 and buyers of the luxury units are being offered...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Tribune East Tower

Chicago

433 m

1,422 ft

2

One Chicago Square East Tower

Chicago

296 m

971 ft

3

Salesforce Tower

Chicago

255 m

835 ft

4

110 North Wacker

Chicago

249 m

817 ft

5

1000M

Chicago

245 m

805 ft

6

130 North Franklin

Chicago

229 m

752 ft

7

River Point

Chicago

223 m

732 ft

8

BMO Tower

Chicago

222 m

727 ft

9

150 North Riverside

Chicago

221 m

724 ft

10

Wolf Point East Tower

Chicago

204 m

668 ft

11

Jade Signature

Sunny Isles Beach

194 m

636 ft

12

One Chicago Square West Tower

Chicago

175 m

574 ft

13

727 West Madison

Chicago

151 m

496 ft

14

No. 9 Walton

Chicago

151 m

494 ft

15

Moment

Chicago

146 m

477 ft

16

MILA

Chicago

136 m

444 ft

17

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Chicago

132 m

431 ft

18

1000 South Clark

Chicago

96 m

315 ft

19

Parkline

Chicago

89 m

293 ft

20

Hotel EMC2

Chicago

75 m

246 ft

21

Obama Presidential Center

Chicago

72 m

235 ft

22

Lincoln Common Tower 1

Chicago

65 m

214 ft

22

Lincoln Common Tower 2

Chicago

65 m

214 ft

24

David M. Rubinstein Forum

Chicago

51 m

166 ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

3 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (60%), 12 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (70%), 14 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 20 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 20 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 20 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

13 April 2021

Chicago Office Tower Tops Out

Construction has topped out for the 50-story, 727-foot-tall (221-meter-tall) office tower at 320 S Canal Street in the West Loop. Also known as BMO Tower,...

26 January 2021

Developers Look to Add Units to Stalled Chicago Tower

After losing their financing last year, the New York City developers of a stalled 74-story residential high-rise next to Grant Park are trying to jump-start...

10 July 2020

Lender Halts Funding for Skyscraper in Chicago's Downtown Due to Pandemic

A Helmut Jahn-designed skyscraper along South Michigan Avenue is on hold at least until September 2020 and buyers of the luxury units are being offered...

27 May 2020

Plans Approved For 102-Story Skyscraper That Could Be Chicago's Second-Tallest

A 102-story skyscraper known as Tribune East Tower could become Chicago’s second tallest building in the coming years, after aldermen on Wednesday, 20 May, 2020...

23 April 2020

Foundation Preparations Begin at 60-Story Office Tower Along Chicago River

Development of the 60-story Salesforce Tower has kicked off along the Chicago River after the project secured a US$500 million-plus construction loan that is one of the...

26 March 2020

Under-Construction Chicago Skyscrapers Acquire New Tenants

Real estate investment firm Heitman has inked a lease for 60,000 square feet (5,600 square meters) at Riverside Investment & Development and Howard Hughes’ under-construction...

21 November 2019

Planned Chicago Supertall Undergoes Minimal Changes After Community Review

On 19 November 2019, developers unveiled updated plans for a mixed-use supertall tower slated for the parking lot just east of Chicago’s landmark Tribune Tower....

08 October 2019

Chicago’s Next Supertall Nears Approval Amid Flurry of Development

The developer of a proposed supertall skyscraper on North Michigan Avenue next to Tribune Tower is nearing an agreement with the city in “a couple...

22 March 2019

Luxury Co-Working Firm Leases Penthouse in New Wacker Drive Tower in Chicago

The development team behind the new Bank of America Tower going up at 110 N. Wacker Drive today announced a 58,000-square-foot (5,388-square-meter) lease with No18,...

30 November 2018

Salesforce to add 1,000 jobs in new Chicago riverfront skyscraper

Salesforce on Friday, November 30, 2018 will announce plans to anchor a new riverfront skyscraper and add at least 1,000 jobs to its Chicago workforce...

Ctbuh Leaders At GEI Consultants

Darren Diehm

CTBUH Awards Geotechnical Engineering Jury, 2021

Darren Diehm

Chicago