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Peak Construction Corporation Breaks Ground on Evanston Hyatt House Hotel

Des Plaines, IL (October 22, 2014) — Peak Construction Corporation was selected by Janko Group as Design Builder for the New Evanston Hyatt House Hotel located at 1515 Chicago Avenue in Evanston, IL.  Peak Construction broke ground in mid-September on the mid-rise 8 story, 114 guestroom, urban infill extended stay hotel located in the heart of the busy Northern Suburb.   The LEED Silver extended stay Hyatt House Hotel, with steel frame, precast concrete plank floors, masonry veneer/metal panel cladding supported on deep caisson foundations, features a variety of extended stay room types, signature Hyatt House brand interior finishes and amenities, a second floor rooftop outdoor commons area, 3,000 SF of green roof, fitness facilities, and multiple meeting rooms.  Completion is expected for December 2015.

The Project Team also includes Solomon Cordwell Buenz, V3 Companies, KJWW, and Wolff Landscape Architecture, Inc.

“Peak is excited to add the prestigious Hyatt brand to our growing hospitality portfolio,” President John Reilly stated.  “We also look forward to a budding constructive relationship with the City of Evanston and its residents,” he added.

Janko Group, founded in 1988, has evolved into a well-capitalized, privately owned real estate investment company with an existing portfolio of assets in excess of $400 million including land with significant future development.  The firm’s primary focus is adding value to real estate through strategic acquisition, land development, vertical development and structured financing.  Product types include office, industrial, retail and hospitality as well as single and multi-family residential.  Current markets include Chicago, Kansas City, Madison/Milwaukee, and the San Francisco Bay area.  More information is available at

Peak Construction Corporation is a design-build general contractor providing services that span multiple markets segments – industrial, office, healthcare, hospitality, construction management – as well as other real estate specialty areas including land entitlement/development.  Peak helps clients navigate all the big and small decisions that turn their businesses’ needs/goals into solutions that provide immediate results along with long term value. More information is available at

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