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McDonald’s latest food giant to announce move to Fulton Market

The fast food giant is expected to move into the Oprah's old studios
  • Several reports have McDonald's planning to move its headquarters from Oak Brook to the old Harpo Studios site in West Loop/Fulton Market.
  • The massive food chain hasn't confirmed the move yet or announced plans for its 2,000 employees that work in the western suburb.
  • Fulton Market/West Loop is going through massive real estate value increases, leading some companies and residences to sell and move to other locations.

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McDonald's in Towertown, Chicago/Flickr user -AX- Oak Brook is currently home to the headquarters of the largest fast food chain, but the tenant is no longer lovin' it. The McDonald's campus is a staple in the Oak Book area, but the company plans to pack up and move to one of the hottest neighborhoods in Chicago, according to multiple reports The West Loop/Fulton Market may soon be home to the headquarters of McDonald's, as first reported by Crain's Chicago. In what could be one giant taking over another, McDonald's may move into the space that was previously occupied by Oprah Winfrey. Harpo Studios has been unused since she moved out last December, with officials reporting that her lease officially ended in April 2016. Crain's reported that the Harpo buildings will be demolished, and a new campus on Randolph will be constructed to house Golden Arch employees. Sterling Bay bought the building for $30.5 million in 2014, and McDonald's is currently in negotiations with ...