CTBUH Silver Member

Salas O'Brien

About

Member Since: 2018

Member Offices: Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Irvine, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Oakland, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Ottawa, Phoenix, Raleigh, Rochester, Sacramento, San Diego, San Jose, Seattle, Toronto, Washington D.C.

Website: http://www.salasobrien.com/

Salas O’Brien is an employee-owned firm providing building and facility solutions to clients across the United States. Our team of engaged experts focuses on achieving high quality, great relationships, and a sustainable future.

We help clients in a variety of industries by providing mechanical and electrical engineering as well as consulting for district utilities, site planning, technology, fire protection, industrial process engineering, architecture, and more. Our specialized experience includes design for data centers, healthcare, science and technology, high-rise buildings, clean energy, education, and other building types.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Building Automation Control Systems; Civil Engineering; Fire Engineering; Historical Preservation; Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing; Structural Engineering

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2018

Member Offices

  • Atlanta

  • Austin

  • Boston

  • Calgary

  • Chicago

  • Cincinnati

  • Columbus

  • Dallas

  • Denver

  • Houston

  • Irvine

  • Minneapolis

  • New Orleans

  • Oakland

  • Oklahoma City

  • Orlando

  • Ottawa

  • Phoenix

  • Raleigh

  • Rochester

  • Sacramento

  • San Diego

  • San Jose

  • Seattle

  • Toronto

  • Washington D.C.

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

Trump International Hotel & Tower

423.2 m / 1,389 ft

2

Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower A

300 m / 984 ft

3

Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower B

281.5 m / 924 ft

4

Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower C

265 m / 869 ft

5

One Bennett Park

254.9 m / 836 ft

6

The Legacy at Millennium Park

249.3 m / 818 ft

7

300 North LaSalle

239.1 m / 785 ft

8

River East Center

196.3 m / 644 ft

9

Millennium Centre

185.9 m / 610 ft

10

The Clare

179.5 m / 589 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Global News

13 August 2019

Glass-Clad Mixed-Use Tower to Replace Old Brick Building in Chicago

Just weeks after securing a zoning change from city officials, developer Sterling Bay is moving forward with its plans to demolish an older building on...

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Global News

30 April 2019

Two Towers Progress onto Chicago’s Iconic Skyline

Vista Tower reached its final height on April 26 2019, when construction workers poured concrete to form the Chicago skyscraper’s 101st and final floor. That...

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Global News

28 March 2019

Chicago to See a New Skyscraper on Michigan Avenue

One of Chicago’s busiest real estate developers wants to build a 47-story residential and hotel tower on a stretch of North Michigan. Sterling Bay is...

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Associated companies

Salas O'Brien (2020)

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Trump International Hotel & Tower

Chicago

423 m

1,389 ft

2

Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower A

Busan

300 m

984 ft

3

Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower B

Busan

282 m

924 ft

4

Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower C

Busan

265 m

869 ft

5

One Bennett Park

Chicago

255 m

836 ft

6

The Legacy at Millennium Park

Chicago

249 m

818 ft

7

300 North LaSalle

Chicago

239 m

785 ft

8

River East Center

Chicago

196 m

644 ft

9

Millennium Centre

Chicago

186 m

610 ft

10

The Clare

Chicago

180 m

589 ft

11

55 East Monroe

Chicago

178 m

583 ft

12

The Streeter

Chicago

157 m

514 ft

13

727 West Madison

Chicago

151 m

496 ft

14

The Ritz-Carlton Residences

Chicago

151 m

495 ft

15

No. 9 Walton

Chicago

151 m

494 ft

16

Roosevelt University Academic, Student Life Residence Center

Chicago

143 m

469 ft

17

Sky55

Chicago

129 m

425 ft

18

Skybridge

Chicago

128 m

421 ft

19

The Fairbanks at Cityfront Plaza

Chicago

118 m

387 ft

20

Kilbourn Tower

Milwaukee

116 m

380 ft

21

Arkadia Tower

Chicago

112 m

369 ft

22

LondonHouse Chicago

Chicago

103 m

338 ft

23

The Cooper

Chicago

98 m

321 ft

24

EnV

Chicago

94 m

308 ft

25

3Eleven

Chicago

89 m

293 ft

26

Solstice on the Park

Chicago

87 m

286 ft

27

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Loop

Chicago

77 m

254 ft

28

The Emerson

Oak Park

67 m

221 ft

29

University Center

Chicago

66 m

215 ft

30

Niche 905

Chicago

65 m

213 ft

31

Xavier

Chicago

61 m

201 ft

32

Ronald McDonald House

Chicago

60 m

198 ft

33

Union West Tower 1

Chicago

59 m

193 ft

34

Union West Tower 2

Chicago

57 m

186 ft

35

The Godfrey

Chicago

56 m

182 ft

36

City Hyde Park

Chicago

52 m

172 ft

37

345 North Morgan Street

Chicago

48 m

158 ft

38

GEMS World Academy - Chicago, Lower School

Chicago

47 m

156 ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

9 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (75%), 27 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (86%), 32 Buildings

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

Total: 36 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 37 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 37 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 August 2019

Glass-Clad Mixed-Use Tower to Replace Old Brick Building in Chicago

Just weeks after securing a zoning change from city officials, developer Sterling Bay is moving forward with its plans to demolish an older building on...

30 April 2019

Two Towers Progress onto Chicago’s Iconic Skyline

Vista Tower reached its final height on April 26 2019, when construction workers poured concrete to form the Chicago skyscraper’s 101st and final floor. That...

28 March 2019

Chicago to See a New Skyscraper on Michigan Avenue

One of Chicago’s busiest real estate developers wants to build a 47-story residential and hotel tower on a stretch of North Michigan. Sterling Bay is...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving WMA Consulting Engineers

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 October 2016

The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.