Chicago Apartment News

The Chicago apartment market is robust, especially around some of the city's premier downtown neighborhoods like River North, the Gold Coast, and the West Loop. If you're looking for information about apartments for rent in Chicago, you've come to the right place. Featured below is up-to-the-minute news and local tidbits about everything related to apartments and rentals in Chicago.

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Guild Apartments ChicagoWith so many high-profile developments currently under construction, you might have missed that the latest project coming through the pipeline in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood has officially broken ground.

Located at 1210 State Parkway, the new 12-story tower called “Gild” will feature 91 luxury apartment residences and also additional retail space on the ground level once finished.
The building’s design is from CallisonRTKL and will feature a wide-range of floor plans and layouts that  include studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom units.

As with most new construction apartment buildings in downtown Chicago, Gild will also have a desirable mix of common building amenities, including two outdoor gathering areas, a private clubroom, a

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Search 727 W. Madison Chicago If you’re looking to make a move, there are several reasons you’ll want to consider calling 727 W Madison home.

The Breathtaking Views 

If you haven't already heard, 727 W. Madison is the tallest building west of the Kennedy Expressway, providing residents with some of the best city views in the entire West Loop neighborhood. 

The Pricing Options

737 W. Madison includes studio apartments, convertible apartments, one-bedroom, two-bedroom apartments, and ultra-spacious three-bedroom apartments. As a result, anyone interested in renting an apartment at 727 W. Madison has quite a few options to consider that range from $1,500+ studios to 3-bedroom rentals that start at just under $5,000 per month. 

The Floor Plans Are Amazing

First of all,

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The on-going pandemic has been tough on a variety of industries, but downtown landlords are feeling optimistic in 2021. For renters, that could likely mean downtown deals will be harder and harder to find.

Rents and occupancies in downtown took a nosedive last year, thanks in part to so many people working remotely from home. With bars and restaurants closed too, it led to some giving up their pricey downtown rentals.

After making it through a tough year, demand for downtown apartments has started to turn around again. Demand rebounded in late 2020, helping to begin stabilizing the market.

Some of the credit to the turnaround is likely tied to the great deals that were offered by landlords. Many buildings were offering deals too good to pass up,

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All of Chicago’s most expensive properties on the market have jaw-dropping features, finishes, and characteristics. But the penthouse at 1140 N. Wells might actually be one of the most impressive high-rise living spaces we’ve seen in recent memory.

Featuring 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, a den, and an extra half bathroom, 1140 N. Wells #PH includes 8,500 square feet of living space across two separate levels and a private rooftop terrace that might take home the trophy for Chicago’s best private outdoor setup of any condo or apartment building. Included on this exclusive rooftop terrace is a 20-foot swimming pool, hot tub, multiple dining spaces, plenty of lounge areas, and even an outdoor shower.

Inside this ultra-luxe apartment you’ll find

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61 E. Banks ApartmentsFor fantastic views, top amenities and plenty of private inclusions, it’s easy to come up with at least three great reasons to rent at 61 E Banks in 2021. This newer construction building sits in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood, and certainly offers an appealing option for renters searching in the area.

Spectacular Lakefront Location 

The boutique at 61 E. Banks property enjoys some impressive lake views in an ideal setting. And outside of each individual unit, some of the best views are possible from the building’s private rooftop club and terrace.

Pet-Friendly Combined with Luxe Amenities  

The pet-friendly building also adds in such desirable amenities as a valet, garage parking, a fitness center and a full-time concierge. In addition,

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Chicago Luxury RentalsInterested in Chicago's most exclusive rentals? Take a look at this spectacular collection of rentals all with an asking price of $10,000/month...

60 E. Monroe #6202  

With three-bedrooms and 3.5-baths, renters at 60 E Monroe #6202 are treated to such delights as floor-to-ceiling windows, a chef’s kitchen and some stunning views. The building also brings in amenities including a fitness room, an outdoor garden terrace and sky lounges, plus an indoor swimming pool. 

60 E. Monroe #5801

Staying in the same building, unit #5801 is a three-bedroom, three-bath rental with 2,400 square feet of living space. The price point affords high-end appliances, wide plank wood flooring and large walk-in closets.  

333 N. Canal #2205

With river and city

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4 Bedroom Rentals ChicagoLooking for plenty of living space along with luxury finishes and amenities in your new Chicago apartment or rental? Take a closer look at Chicago's most impressive 4-bedroom rentals currently on the market.

1140 N. Wells #PH

Available for a mesmerizing $45,000 per month, a penthouse unit at 1140 N Wells comes with 8,500 square feet of living space, in a two-level design. This four-bedroom plus a den unit also includes a private elevator and a chef’s kitchen. The rooftop terrace adds in a swimming pool and hot tub, a fire pit, an outdoor shower and more.

NEMA - 1210 S. Indiana #PH7

In comparison, a penthouse unit at 1210 S Indiana currently rents for more than $19,000 per month. This four-bedroom unit comes with 2,700 square feet of living

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Halsted Flats Apartment Building For SaleThe luxury apartment building known as Halsted Flats has hit the market for the second time in as many years, this time with a price tag of a cool $125 million.

Located at 3740 N. Halsted and only blocks from Wrigley Field, Halsted Flats contains 269 units with studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom floor plans.

According to Crain’s, Halsted Flats is one of the largest apartment buildings to be listed since the pandemic started, and its location outside of downtown is actually what could make this a more attractive opportunity right now than something in the heart the city, where uncertainty in pricing and demand heading into next year and beyond still looms.

Recent data from CoStar shows Halsted Flats is 91% occupied and the average rental price

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Renters are sure to find the available options at 2101 S Wabash appealing for a variety of reasons. From the uniqueness of the individual units to the location, there’s plenty to love about the property.

First of all, this boutique building offers just the right level of amenities. You’ll find a fitness center with free weights, plus there’s an elevator, a media room and available bike storage.

The floor plans are something else renters are sure to enjoy. The loft-style units at 2101 S. Wabash come in your choice of either a studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom floor plan. This provides a range of options for renters, from a cozy 600 square feet to a much larger rental with upwards of 1,100 square feet of living space.

Of course, renters are sure to fall in

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Chicago New ConstructionFound in Old Town, Chicago’s North + Vine provides elegant apartments and an array of added amenities. The property includes your choice of a studio, one, two-, or even a three- bedroom apartment, all of which are accented by a number of high-end features and finishes.

Each of the apartments at North + Vine includes high ceilings, oversized windows, walk-in closets and spa-like baths. In addition, some of the units offer up impressive views of the city skyline.

Community amenities are plentiful, from the private terrace with fire pits to the swimming pool and sundeck. The property also offers its residents access to a health club, resident lounge, a library and a work lounge.

Other extras include reserved garage parking, a dog run and pet spa, plus a

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