August 2017

There are 5 blog entries for August 2017.

Construction appears to finally be moving forward on 808 W. Van Buren—the latest mixed-use development to hit Chicago’s rapidly changing West Loop neighborhood.  

Being developed by Loukas Development and designed by bKL Architecture, the 12-story project initially secured a construction permit for the building’s foundation back in April, but not much has been active at the site since. 

According to reports from Curbed Chicago, 808 W. Van Buren will include 148 apartment residences, ground floor retail space, and parking for 65 vehicles once finished, although a completion date hasn’t quite been announced as of yet.  

Previous to development, the building site at the corner of Halsted and Van Buren was once the home of Costa’s restaurant, which

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West Loop Gate Condos For Sale

Touted as a neighborhood within a neighborhood, West Loop Gate spans the most eastern portion of the West Loop, recently emerging as one of the hottest places to live. This expanding area is truly growing upward, with more and more high-rises and converted lofts entering the market.

Currently one of the area’s most in-demand neighborhoods, a number of fabulous condo towers now dot the community.

330 N. Jefferson

Also known as Kinzie Station Tower, 330 N Jefferson invites luxury, high-rise living in West Loop Gate. This 25-story building includes more than 160 condo units, along with a wealth of added amenities.

From a fitness center to a party room, this pet-friendly building also includes a sundeck, 24-hour security and bike storage. An easy

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One of Chicago’s most desirable and trendy areas, River North capitalizes on its location with a rich selection of desirable real estate. With several luxurious condo buildings, it’s nearly impossible to come up with the best, but three high-end condo towers literally rise to new heights of upscale living possibilities.

Trump Tower

Stretching more than 90-stories high, the stylish Trump Tower invites an ultra-luxurious experience in River North. The glass enclosed tower is home to nearly 500 high-end condos and more than 300 hotel rooms. Featuring spectacular Chicago River and neighborhood views, the condos at Trump Tower also look out over the lake, armed with an exclusive collection of amenities.

Residents enjoy a heated swimming pool and

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The West Loop is easily one of Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods right now, and it’s also widely considered to feature many of the city’s best restaurants and eateries too. But along with all the trendy bars, restaurants, and cafes along Randolph Street and even a long stretch of Madison, part of the West Loop landscape also includes a lesser known sub-neighborhood called the West Loop Gate, which lies just across the expressway from what many consider to be the heart of the neighborhood.

Officially defined as the easternmost section of Chicago’s West Loop, the West Loop Gate almost acts as an extension of the Loop more than anything else, which is perfect for anyone who already works in downtown’s primary business and financial district. Unlike the western

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It was all the way back in December of 2015 that plans for a new health-conscious hotel from the Equinox Fitness chain were unveiled, but since then, not much else has been discussed. 

But earlier today, Curbed Chicago hinted this large-scale new development could once again be on the horizon thanks to the posting of several new renderings on SkyscraperPage. 

Initial plans for the new Equinox Hotel called for a towering 369-foot high-rise that would include 145 hotel rooms and 20 for sale condos situated up on the building’s upper floors, but nothing appears to be official, even as these mysterious new renderings are posted.

The Equinox Fitness brand officially went public back in 2015 and hoped to expand the company’s brand into the hospitality

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