Retail Space for Lease at Water Tower Place

Chicago, Illinois

Water Tower Place is located on the Magnificent Mile in the heart of Chicago's retail district. This vertical shopping center is one of the foremost tourist attractions in the city and features a stunning eight-floor atrium that allows visitors to see the different levels of retail options from a unique and expansive view. There are more than 100 retailers within Water Tower Place, including Akira, American Girl Place, The LEGO Store, Macy’s, and Tumi.

In addition to great retail and unique-to-market dining options, the shopping center is home to Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, Broadway In Chicago’s newest venue and a state-of-the-art live performance theatre, as well as the Chicago Sports Museum, an 8,000-square-foot interactive experience including skill challenges and sports memorabilia.

Advertising Opportunities at Water Tower Place

With seven levels of advertising opportunities, including digital screens viewable from busy Michigan Avenue, Water Tower Place offers a multitude of ways to connect with shoppers and tourists. Get in touch with our team to learn more about advertising and sponsorship opportunities.

Year Renovated
Total Retail Space (sq. ft.)
Number of Retailers

Key Tenants

Trade Area Demographics

Our trade areas are based on geographically-contiguous zip codes. Typically, 70–80% of a center’s shoppers come from the property’s trade area. We based this area definition on 1,000+ zip codes gathered during a series of Customer Intercept Surveys (CIS.)

% of Households Earning $75,000+
Average Household Income
Median Age
% Population (Age 25+) w/ Bachelor's Degree or Higher

Lease Plan

We invite you to explore the leasing footprint and tenant mix at this property. Get in touch to learn more about leasing opportunities.


Retail Leasing

Contact our leasing specialist to explore retail leasing opportunities. From property management services to marketing, our team has the tools to promote ongoing success.

Pop-Up Retail Leasing & Emerging Brands

Pop-up store leasing allows online retailers to develop brick-and-mortar strategies by offering a physical presence with flexible lease terms depending on the brand’s goals. We can help you identify markets, properties and spaces to simplify the transition from online to offline.

Eat / Drink

Whether you are interested in leasing space for a full-service restaurant or a quick-service franchise, our Eat / Drink specialists can help grow your business.

Kiosks, Carts & Specialty Leasing

We offer specialty leasing options that range from customizable kiosks to Retail Merchandising Units (RMUs) that position your business in common areas with high foot traffic. Contact our specialist to learn more.


We know how to market your brand to build awareness and expand your reach. Get in touch today to learn how our advertising capabilities can meet your needs.

Filming at Our Properties

Scouting for a movie or TV show? One of our scenic properties could play the part of your next filming location.

Office Leasing

Water Tower Place Office

Offering 88,000 square feet of "Class A" office and medical space, Water Tower Place Office is located on Michigan Avenue in the prestigious Chicago retail corridor known as the "Magnificent Mile." 

Contact our leasing specialist to explore office leasing opportunities at Water Tower Place Office. 

Media Inquiries

If you are a member of the media, you may reach out to our public relations team and a response will be provided as quickly as possible. Please understand that media information is listed for the sole purpose of providing assistance to members of the press.

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835 N. Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60611