A. Lange & Söhne Boutique Coming to The Shops at Tribune Tower in Chicago

CHICAGO–CIM Group has announced a significant new addition to The Shops at Tribune Tower, located in Chicago, Illinois. The real estate and infrastructure firm has successfully signed a long-term lease with the prestigious German luxury watch manufacturer, A. Lange & Söhne. The renowned watchmaker will occupy 1,409 square feet of retail space, marking a notable expansion of luxury offerings in the area.

A. Lange & Söhne, founded in 1845 and now part of the Richemont group, is celebrated for its sophisticated mechanical timepieces. These watches are a testament to innovative engineering and traditional craftsmanship, securing the brand’s position among the world’s best in horology. The new boutique, set to open in 2024, will be strategically located on Michigan Avenue, offering a prime spot for both locals and tourists to explore A. Lange & Söhne’s exquisite collection.

The Shops at Tribune Tower, where the A. Lange & Söhne boutique will be located, is part of CIM Group’s extensive portfolio in Chicago. This includes not only retail spaces but also luxury residential condominiums, office buildings, and mixed-use properties. The addition of A. Lange & Söhne to The Shops at Tribune Tower complements CIM Group’s vision of creating vibrant, community-focused environments.

CIM Group, known for its commitment to enhancing communities through real estate and infrastructure projects, has a diverse portfolio across the Americas. Since its inception in 1994, the group has delivered over $60 billion in essential projects, guided by a disciplined approach and a focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives.

On the other hand, Golub & Company, CIM Group’s partner in redeveloping Tribune Tower, brings its expertise in real estate development and investment. With a history of managing significant properties in the U.S. and Europe, Golub & Company’s collaboration with CIM Group further strengthens the project’s foundation.

The story of A. Lange & Söhne, from its founding by Dresden watchmaker Ferdinand Adolph Lange to its revival in 1990 by Walter Lange, embodies a legacy of precision watchmaking and innovation. The brand’s commitment to excellence is evident in its limited production of hand-assembled timepieces, which continue to push the boundaries of traditional watchmaking.

The arrival of A. Lange & Söhne at The Shops at Tribune Tower not only enriches Chicago’s retail landscape but also underscores the city’s growing appeal as a destination for luxury shopping. With this new boutique, CIM Group and A. Lange & Söhne invite enthusiasts and collectors to experience the pinnacle of horological artistry on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.