Walgreens to move approximately 1,800 positions to new Chicago office

Company to open office in Chicago’s Old Post Office building

information provided by Walgreens

DEERFIELD, Ill. (June 15, 2018) – Walgreens announced plans today to open a new office in Chicago, where it anticipates 1,800 people will be based. The new office space will include approximately 200,000 square feet in the Old Post Office building, 433 W. Van Buren Street.

On Monday, Walgreens will unveil renderings of the future office at an onsite celebration with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Walgreens employees.

The Old Post Office building allows Walgreens to increase its presence in Chicago, where the company was founded in 1901, in order to meet the needs of its current and future workforce while continuing to attract and retain the best talent. The 1,800 people expected to work at the new space over time will include approximately 1,300 positions that will relocate to the city of Chicago. This will be the largest number of corporate employees Walgreens has ever had based in Chicago.

 

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