March 2020

There are 6 blog entries for March 2020.

An awe-inspiring, brand new, construction building located at 1157 W. Erie St. offers 9 luxurious condominium units. The building is an absolute eye-catcher with its spectacular 2-tone brick exterior, flexicore and concrete construction, and attached heated garage parking.

1157 is situated in a prominent area within the coveted West Town neighborhood. Comprised of several notable Chicago neighborhoods northwest of the Loop; West Town is a thriving community that has seen extensive development in the last decade and continues to evolve. Residents of this condo community are within walking distance to the Fulton District, West Loop, dining, entertainment, and much more.      

The luxurious units vary in size but all contain balconies, open spaces,

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Lakeview is home to a brand-new apartment building that was built with resident comfort and convenience in mind.

The luxurious Four50 apartment building, located at 450 Belmont Ave, was designed with smart materials and a sophisticated aesthetic. It contains units ranging in size from a studio up to a 2280 sq. ft. 3-bedroom apartment.

The property is packed with amenities including; a fitness center, intercom system, bike storage, secure parking garage, furnished lobby, pet-friendly areas, concierge services, and work-play lounge. Additionally, a roof-top terrace allows residents to watch the built in televisions, keep warm by the fire pit, and of course take in the beautiful city views from the 18th floor.

The Four50 Apartments are close to a

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Another major West Loop / Fulton River District project is finally moving forward after being long-discussed and approved. According to a number of reports, Vancouver-based Onni Group is ready to break ground on a new apartment tower at 354 N. Union Avenue, a vacant parcel that lies immediately south of K2.

For now, it seems like plans call for the development to stand 32 stories high and include 373 rentals and 143 parking spaces. The glass design is pretty similar to what you’ll see in most new construction apartment buildings these days and renderings can be found over on Curbed Chicago.

Additional details about 354 N. Union still aren’t available but one rendering shows an outdoor swimming pool at ground level. And given the building’s size,

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Trump Tower Chicago It’s safe to say the views from the 86th floor of Trump Tower Chicago are absolutely stunning. But that apparently hasn’t stopped a 2,400 square foot penthouse inside one of Chicago’s most iconic high-rises from sitting on the market for close to a year while also taking a series  of dramatic price cuts in the process.

Boating all new finishes, gleaming hardwood floors, and a lavish master bathroom complete with Calacatta marble, Unit 86B first hit the market back in March 2019 with an asking price of $3.1 million. Since then, the sellers have dropped the price 5 separate times and the current price now sits at $2.2 million.


Looking back, condos for sale in Trump Tower throughout 2019 moved for an average of $943 a square foot, which means Unit 86B is

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According to a new report from INRIX, Chicago’s traffic whoas are only getting worse and locals are feeling the pain in both commute times and wasted economic opportunities.

Overall, the data estimates congestion costs every American nearly 100 hours and $1,400 a year. But in Chicago, those figures equaled 145 hours and $2,146 in 2019. Additionally, Boston was the only other city that had a worse congestion problem last year, while Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington DC rounded out the top 5.

As noted by INRIX, Chicago’s geography plays a role in congestion issues. The lake prevents the ability to re-direct traffic around the city to the east, and the cold winters often mean more people take shorter trips in the car once the weather breaks, as

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Hundreds of new rental units are headed to West Loop. It’s all part of a massive new development going up near Mary Bartelme Park in Chicago.

The new Porte development consists of two 17-story towers, complete with nearly 600 new residences. Ranging from around around 550 square feet for a studio unit to more than 1,500 square feet, the project serves up a variety of floor plans for renters to choose from.

There are also some two-level townhomes available for rent in Porte. The rental buildings also offer such amenities as a fitness center, demonstration kitchen, game room and a lounge.

In addition, the property makes room for a pool deck stretching between the two towers, a dog run and some co-working space. It’s expected the first residents of Porte could

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