Related Midwest today announced that BOWA Construction and LR Contracting will co-lead construction of a residential high-rise building at 900 Randolph. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects, 900 Randolph is Fulton Market’s newest mixed-use development featuring 300 apartments, an unprecedented suite of amenities, services and more.
With substantial experience in general contracting and construction management in Chicago across various industries, BOWA Construction is uniquely positioned to oversee the construction of this complex mixed-use development in the vibrant Fulton Market neighborhood. 900 Randolph is the first high-rise building constructed under new Affordable Illinois legislation, with 80 percent market-rate and 20 percent affordable units.
“BOWA is honored to collaborate with Related Midwest and LR Contracting to bring this history-making project to life in one of Chicago’s most vibrant neighborhoods,” said Nosa Ehimwenman, President and CEO of BOWA. “Together we look forward to leaving our mark on Chicago’s skyline while creating jobs, opportunities and lasting change in the industry that fuels Chicago’s Covid-19 recovery plan.”
“We are proud to lead Chicago’s post-COVID comeback and break ground on 900 Randolph with our truly innovative partners, BOWA Construction and LR Contracting,” said Curt Bailey, President of Related Midwest. “This mixed-use development represents a turning point in Chicago’s development history, and we look forward to further enhancing the Fulton Market community.”
"BOWA Construction’s commitment to excellence made them an ideal partner for a project as unique as 900 Randolph,” said Don Biernacki, President of LR Contracting and an Executive Vice President of Construction at Related Midwest. “We are proud to support Bowa’s ground-breaking rise and well-deserved reputation for innovation and distinction in the projects they choose.”
BOWA Construction has previously partnered with Related Midwest on a wide variety of projects including Lathrop and the Taylor Street Library and Apartments. Named one of Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Inner City Businesses in 2018, BOWA Construction is a certified MBE as well as a member of the Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce, Business Leadership Council and the Chicagoland Associated General Contractors.
LR Contracting, the contracting division of Related Midwest, is known for its work on both luxury and affordable properties throughout the Midwest including the redevelopment of Lathrop Homes on Chicago’s north side, the residences of South Loop Luxury by Related, 340 on the Park condominiums and Park Tower condominiums.
Tricia Van Horn