The Real Deal

Michael Shvo-led group buying “Big Red” office tower for $370M

Brianna Kelly, Jan 22, 2020

UPDATED, Jan. 28, 2021, 11:03 a.m.: A partnership led by New York investor Michael Shvo is buying John Buck Company and Morgan Stanley’s “Big Red” downtown office tower for $370 million, The Real Deal has learned.

Shvo and partners Deutsche Finance and BLG are under contract to purchase the 45-story iconic red office tower at 333 South Wabash Avenue, according to a source familiar with the deal. The tower had previously been headquarters of CNA Financial.