McDonald's nears deal to shift headquarters to Chicago: Report

Taxi's pass a McDonald's restaurant in Times Square, New York.
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McDonald's is nearing a deal to shift its headquarters to the former Harpo Studios campus in Chicago from Oak Brook, Illinois, Crain's Chicago Business reported.

The world's biggest restaurant chain is in advanced negotiations with Chicago-based developer Sterling Bay to move its headquarters to a building on Randolph Street, Crain's Chicago Business reported, citing people familiar with the deal.

A protester walks among tents set up outside the McDonald's headquarters during a demonstration calling for higher wages and improved working conditions in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, Illinois, U.S., May 25, 2016.
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Sterling Bay bought Oprah Winfrey's former Harpo Studios campus for more than $30 million in 2014.

McDonald's and Sterling Bay did not immediately respond to a request for comment outside regular business hours.