April 2019

There are 9 blog entries for April 2019.

No 9 WaltonIf you’re hoping to get in on one of Chicago’s most prestigious new buildings, time is running out. Only one new construction unit is still available at 9 W. Walton, but this condo is spectacular.

The full-floor unit offers more than 7,000 square feet of living space with the upscale advantage of 360-degreee views overlooking the lake and the city. The property also comes with a massive heated terrace, ideal for sophisticated living and for entertaining.

This stylish space is ready for a buyer right now, and the finishing touches are sure to put it over the top. The space is pre-wired for home automation, plus includes all electric and plumbing work, hardware, doors, cabinetry and more.

The unit also offers up several unique design features from Tom

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Looking for a classic urban loft in Downtown Chicago this spring? We know just where you should begin your search...

711 S. Dearborn

With open floor plans and impressive additions, the uniquely designed 711 S Dearborn allows for exposed brick and timber lofts in Downtown Chicago. Buyers can expect to find plenty of charming attributes, including a location that’s steps away from dining and public transportation.

360 W. Illinois

Also called the Sexton Lofts, 360 W Illinois enjoys timber lofts with a location close to shops, galleries and dining. This River North building provides its residents access to a rooftop deck, fitness center and a doorman.

312 N. May

New buyers can expect to find high ceilings and hardwood floors with the timber

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The Chicago city housing market cooled in the first quarter of the year, with the city performing much like the suburbs. Of the city’s 77 neighborhoods, sales were down in more than half of them during the first few months of 2019. Local agents have seen homes in some neighborhoods take longer to sell than they did during the same time period a year ago.

Analysts look at three key measures in determining a local market’s vitality. This includes the number of homes sold, the average time homes sit on the market and the median sale price.

In condos and townhomes specifically, no city neighborhoods saw improvements of all three measures during the first quarter of the year. In fact, only two neighborhoods in the Chicago area saw improvement in all three key

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The One Chicago Square development recently gained its first construction permit, allowing crews to forge ahead with the new project. The $46 million building permit allows the developer to move forward with the project’s foundation and an underground parking garage.

Back in March crews began demolition work at the site. One Chicago Square takes the place of a parking lot that formerly belonged to the nearby Holy Name Cathedral, and some other older buildings in the area.

The new development, however, is expected to greatly transform this part of River North. When finished, the complex plans to offer two residential towers atop a shared podium of retail and office space. A Life Time Athletic club and Whole Foods Market are both expected to anchor the

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A massive new development planned to go in near Soldier Field just got some major affirmation from the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. The group recently released a more than 30-page study highlighting economic benefits of the proposed new development.

According to the study, One Central will likely bring in $120 billion in taxes and transit revenues over the next four decades. It’s estimated the $19 billion project will also create more than 200,000 permanent jobs and support tens of thousands of construction jobs.

The One Central project includes ten towers, a pedestrian bridge connecting the lakefront to the South Loop and public open space. In addition, the plan calls for a transportation hub.

The proposal still needs to gain backing from the incoming

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Chicago condo buyers are sure to be in for a treat when it comes to 1000 W Monroe. This new construction property offers plenty to love, from its location to its added features.

The Neighborhood

Found in Chicago’s West Loop, Mille at 1000 West Monroe puts its future residents just a short stroll from everything you need and desire in the area. This coveted neighborhood also makes it easy to get around the rest of the Chicago area.

The Exclusivity

Another reason to fall in love with the property is its exclusivity. The building only has a dozen units to choose from. With just two residences per floor, it’s sure to be one of the most desirable new options for buyers.

The Living Spaces

The third great reason to choose 1000 W Monroe is the

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The developers behind Streeterville’s Optima Signature apartment tower are exploring ways to enhance the living experience for residents and continued taking a step in that direction with the recent announcement of Egg Harbor Cafe opening up a location inside the building.

Primarily a breakfast, brunch, and lunch destination, the new Egg Harbor Cafe will be the restaurant’s first downtown Chicago location and it'll occupy about 5,000 square feet of space on the upper Illinois Street plaza. In addition, there will also be plenty of outdoor seating that overlooks one of downtown’s few quiet cul-de-sacs, and it’s close proximity to both the riverfront and Michigan Avenue should make it a convenient stop for just about anyone living, working, or visiting one

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A Chicago-based developer hopes to bring two new high-rise buildings to the Gold Coast, combining to add more than 450 new apartments and thousands of square feet of new retail space to the area. Newcastle Limited wants to build the properties on State Street at the site of some vacant commercial buildings and a Barnes & Noble bookstore.

The first building would go on the corner of Division and State where some low-rise structures currently exist. This 11-story building would feature around 100 rental units, amenity space, a garage and ground-level retail space.

A much larger, 39-story tower is slated to go in at the site of the bookstore on State Street. Here, developers plan to add more than 360 rental apartments, more commercial space and more parking.

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Looking for a luxe rental with plenty of living space this spring? Here are four downtown high-rises with an available 4-bedroom condo for rent RIGHT NOW!

One Bennett Park

With exciting lake and skyline views, One Bennett Park also offers the advantage of a Streeterville address. Right now it’s possible to rent a four-bedroom corner unit in the building with an oversized private terrace and generous updates.

130 N. Garland

Found at 130 N Garland, The Heritage at Millennium Park is filled with amenities, from a sundeck to an indoor pool and exercise room. A four-bedroom rental is currently on the market with two terraces and two fireplaces.

1310 N. Ritche

Yet another option is 1310 N Ritche. With views overlooking the lake and the city

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