Mittal Steel USA chooses Chicago for headquarters

October 7, 2005

Mittal Steel has chosen Chicago's Loop for its U.S. headquarters.

Along with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, the company today announced that it has selected a new downtown high-rise, the One South Dearborn building, for the executive offices of Mittal Steel USA.

The company has signed a lease for 53,484 square feet in the 40-story tower at the southeast corner of Madison and Dearborn streets, which is due for completion in December. It expects to occupy its new quarters in January, bringing together members of a management team who have been based in Northwest Indiana, in Ohio, and elsewhere.

Part of Mittal Steel Co. N.V., Mittal Steel USA has operations or joint ventures in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and West Virginia. It employs about 21,000 people.