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First time on the market!!! This prominent and impeccably maintained office building, located in the heart of Downtown Grand Rapids, at 126 Ottawa is now available for sale or lease. The building is surrounded by premier businesses, dozens of restaurants, retailers, and hotels, including the top entertainment attractions such as the DeVos Place and Van Andel Arena. 126 Ottawa is 43,869 SF and offers an exclusive penthouse and balcony overlooking the Grand Rapids Skyline. The building has a private, gated access, as well as, a covered snowmelt walkway to the adjacent city Pearl/Ionia parking ramp.

The 126 Ottawa building, was originally constructed in 1955 by renowned architects Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, the same firm that later designed the city/county complex along with more monumental buildings such as the John Hancock Center and Sears Tower in Chicago. In 2006, the building was renovated to include a new façade, the addition of the 7th floor, and extensive updating throughout, including all new mechanicals. This building has operated as a commercial office building, providing financial and business services for over 65 years and has seven floors including a penthouse. The penthouse floor includes a large boardroom, attached balcony, lounge, catering kitchen and cozy gathering room with separate power, HVAC, and generator. All other floors are finished as professional offices with large executive suites, conference rooms, private offices, work rooms and kitchenette/breakrooms.

126 Ottawa is connected to the adjacent building, 120 Ottawa Ave NW, on the first 1st floor allowing access to the Pearl/Ionia ramp through the covered walkway.

  • Frontage on Ottawa and Fountain with snow melt sidewalk

  • Private, gated circle drive entrance on Fountain

  • Privately owned access through the alley behind the Trust Building and 126 Ottawa to exclusive snow melt parking spaces at rear entrance and covered, snow melt walkway to adjacent city parking ramp

  • 130 parking spaces available in adjacent city ramp for $151/month, or current monthly rate

  • Private access to MVP Sportsplex located adjacent

  • Upgraded Technology: IT and network cabling in floors; Fiber available; Secure server rooms with air-conditioning.

  • Scan card security system in place to enter building

  • Commercial catering kitchens and/or kitchenette/breakrooms on every floor

  • Custom furniture with professionally decorated furnishings, working fireplaces, entertainment rooms that include relaxing lounge areas, pool tables and catering kitchens

  • Existing furniture and IT equipment to be negotiated with sale 

  • Built-in Crestron system, projectors, screens, audio systems available

  • Roof/Mechanicals/Electrical upgraded/replaced and impeccably maintained

  • Security: Avigilon Security Cameras and access control system

  • Back-up generators

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IT Information

Circuits at 126 and 120 Monroe 

  • Services come into 126 Monroe

  • Services that support 120 Monroe all originate from 126 Monroe (Basement Northwest Corner)  

    • Comcast Business 100Mb/25Mb                  

    • Comcast Fiber 100Mb/100Mb

    • MetroNet 1000Mb/1000Mb

    • Multi- Mode Fiber Optic Cable cabling between 126 Monroe and Pen – Cross

  • Cat6 cabling to all offices and conference rooms returning to data closets on each floor.


Server Room

  • Fully redundant 3-phase circuits backed by generators

  • 65KW generator

  • 125KW generator

  • Two UPS units, one on each generator circuit

  • Liebert CRV 30 ton cooling unit

  • Three additional 10 ton cooling units – two of which are on separate circuit configured as backup for the CRV

  • Each rack wired for each circuit

  • Liebert modular PDU units

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