General contractor Summit Design + Build just completed construction of 1040 West Fulton, Chicago’s first multistory mass timber building in 50 years, and company officials say it’s a sign the city could be on the cusp of a transformation in office design and construction.
“1040 West Fulton is a showplace for our company and an example of what is possible in the modern age of wood construction,” Summit Design + Build President Adam Miller said.
Summit Design + Build also owns the 42K SF building and decided to make its headquarters on the fourth and fifth floors. The company chose wood construction because the material is consistent with other buildings in the historic Fulton Market neighborhood.“The project really echoes the…
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