Jeffrey Shapack - Panelist Shapack Partners
Jeffrey Shapack is the founder & CEO of Shapack Partners. Jeff relocated to Chicago 17 years ago to develop luxury commercial buildings in the Gold Coast (Barneys New York), Lincoln Park (Apple) and Bucktown (lululemon) neighborhoods.
In 2010, Jeff began acquiring assets in the West Loop and Shapack Partners quickly asserted itself as a leader in the creation of Fulton Market district. Shapack Partners began developing its properties in Fulton Market in 2012 including Soho House Chicago, WeWork’s Chicago flagship and The Parker Fulton Market, a 29-story luxury residential apartment building, in addition to nationally acclaimed restaurants.
Shapack Partners has 50,000 square feet of commercial retail space, three approved ground-up office buildings and a 182-key Hoxton hotel in development. Shapack Partners recently acquired The Public Hotel – now Ambassador Chicago – in Chicago’s Gold Coast where Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises is reconcepting the former Pump Room restaurant into Booth One.
Jeff graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is a board member of the Chicago Artists Coalition in Fulton Market district and lives in Lincoln Park with his wife and three daughters.