Chicago Development News

Information regarding Chicago developments and new construction projects. From new construction condo and apartment buildings and to large-scale high-rises around Downtown Chicago, find out what’s being built in Chicago.  To learn more about new development, start browsing new construction real estate for sale in Chicago, or contact Gold Coast Realty—Chicago's premier luxury real estate brokerage!

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As we rapidly approach 2019, a number of luxury condo towers are scheduled to be completed sometime within the next year or two, starting with these ultra high-profile projects luxury buyers must consider during their search...

Vista Tower

If price isn’t a consideration, the spectacular Vista Tower promises to stretch to entirely new heights of luxury. This new construction condo tower includes one-bedroom units with around 1,000 square feet of living space, as well as some spectacular sky residences featuring 360-degree views of the city. 

1000 S. Michigan

Another new luxury property is located at 1000 S. Michigan. This new Michigan Avenue high-rise offers a generous 11th floor sun deck and swimming pool, a wellness spa, sky terrace and a

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The luxurious new Chestnut Row Homes are now officially move-in ready, wrapping up what was reportedly a four year development process. Designed by Chicago-based Booth Hansen Architects, the impressive collection of seven Italianate-style row homes are located at the southwest corner of Clark and Chestnut, putting eventual residents right in the heart of Chicago’s desirable Gold Coast neighborhood.  

Each residence features a traditional, limestone exterior, allowing the project as a whole to blend in perfectly with all the historic Gold Coast architecture that’s so prominent throughout the neighborhood. 

Inside, each Chestnut Row Home offers spectacular finishes throughout, including rich walnut flooring, ornate fireplaces, spa-quality bathrooms,

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With Amazon not choosing Chicago for its H2Q location, Sterling Bay has made some significant changes to its proposed Lincoln Yards megadevelopment in hopes of easing widespread concerns from the community regarding the mammoth size of the project. 

According to new reports from both Crain’s and the Tribune, the new Lincoln Yards proposal features fewer high-rises and a lot more open green space, which is something many throughout the surrounding community originally wanted when the project was first announced.  

Specifically, the new plan now has two fewer buildings and the max height for any tower in Lincoln Yards has been dropped from 70 stories and nearly 800 feet to right around 50 stories and 650 feet.  

Despite these changes, concerns over

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Chicago New Construction Real EstateA small, one-story currency exchange and surface parking lot at 777 N. LaSalle Drive in Chicago’s booming River North neighborhood could soon be replaced, according to a recent report from Curbed. 

The site was reportedly sold to a private developer for $4.2 million, and plans for a mixed-use project that includes retail space and private residences above are already in the works. 

As mentioned by Curbed, the property covers about 6,200 square feet and its location is tailor made for new development. The site already has a high density zoning designation of DX-7, and its location is right in the heart of River North and just blocks from the Mag Mile. 

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Chicago’s next skyline-altering project is set to break ground as early as January, accordion to a recent report.

Called One Chicago Square, the supertall skyscraper is planned for a surface parking lot across from the Holy Name Cathedral in River North and is being developed by Chicago-based JDL Development and Sterling Bay.

If you’re still unfamiliar with One Chicago Square, the sleek, two-tower design is projected to include 869 rental units, luxury condominium residences, office space, and retail space that will feature a new Whole Foods Market and a massive, 100,000 square foot Life Time Athletic club.

The building’s stunning design is by Goettsch Partners and Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture, and when finished, the towers will stretch 654 and 1,011

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Looking for luxury in a new construction condo around downtown Chicago? If so, here's where you'll find some of the most spectacular living spaces that are currently under construction in the heart of the Windy City

Vista Tower

The striking new Vista Tower offers up an inspirational setting, soon to rise up more than 100 stories above the city. The uniquely designed building plans to offer up to four-bedroom floor plans, some of which allow for spectacular 360-degree views. 

1000 South Michigan

Also on the horizon is 1000M, located at 1000 South Michigan. The building promises inviting views of Lake Michigan, along with top amenities ranging from a sun deck and swimming pool to a spa, lounge, clubroom and a sky terrace.

One Bennett Park

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Chicago New Construction CondosThe busy fall season is right around the corner and if you're looking for a new construction condo inside a boutique-style building, we have several locations in mind that might just be the perfect fit...

1550 N. Clark

Also known as FifteenFifty on the Park, the elegant building at 1550 N Clark is definitely worth another look. The property provides room for indoor parking, a fitness center and a clubroom, along with around 30 luxury condos in a contemporary design.

56 W. Huron

Another property not to miss is at 56 W Huron. With room for only ten full-floor residences and a duplex penthouse, the property also allows for private elevator entrances and plentiful upgrades throughout.

2643 N. Hermitage

Set in Lincoln Park, 2643 N Hermitage

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Lincoln Yards ChicagoBy now, chances are you’ve at least heard of the spectacular new master plan being called Lincoln Yards. Just recently, however, architects and developers unveiled impressive new rendering that provide a clearer image of what soon may occupy part of the North Branch riverfront.

According to details outlined by Crain’s, the new campus could include roughly 12 million square feet of office, retail, hotel, and residential space, and some of the new buildings could also reach as high as 70 stories.

The project is being developed by Chicago-based Sterling Bay and the site, located directly between Bucktown and Lincoln Park, encompasses nearly 53 acres. Also part of the project scope is a gorgeous new 20,000-seat soccer stadium, as well as various entertainment

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In case you missed it, condos at the fabulous new 1550 on the Park development are now listed on the MLS, providing luxury condo buyers a unique opportunity to live at what could be the best location in town.

Situated right across the street from Lincoln Park, condos for sale at 1550 N Clark provide easy access to some of Chicago’s hottest shopping, dining, entertainment, and nightlife, as well as everything else three of the city’s hottest neighborhoods have to offer in Lincoln Park, Old Town, and the Gold Coast.

Inside, condos at 1550 N Clark are elegantly designed and feature expansive floor plans, lavish finishes, and spacious private outdoor balconies that make for a great place to entertain. Chef-inspired kitchens, spa quality bathrooms, and

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In case you missed it, possible plans for the infamous Chicago Spire site have once again been unveiled, and this time it seems a massive, 2-tower development could actually come to fruition, especially given a new website detailing the project has also been launched.

According to numerous media outlets, developer Related Midwest has announced a stunning mixed-use development that could potentially include a luxury hotel, condos, apartments, a new park on the east side of Lake Shore Drive, and also another extension of the rapidly growing River Walk. 

Back when the Spire site was acquired, an architecturally significant project was promised by Related Midwest, and it appears they fully intend to follow through with that proclamation.  

The taller

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