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South Loop Condos Under $300KChicago's South Loop neighborhood is loaded with high-end condos that often feature some of the best city and lake views in town. But along with all the luxury condo residences you'll find just south of the Loop, it's also a place where buyers should find a nice variety of options under $300,000 as well.

1345 S. Wabash

With nearly 150 different units to choose from, 1345 S Wabash offers plenty of options for buyers in the South Loop. Currently, selections include one-bedroom, one-bath residences for well under $300,000.

1111 S. Wabash

Additional options exist within 1111 S Wabash. This building also offers a one-bedroom, one-bath unit for under $300k, additionally complete with a large terrace and building amenities ranging from a roof deck to

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Thinking of buying a condo in the South Loop? Well, before making any final decision, check out which South Loop condo buildings offer the best views of the city and Lake Michigan. What you'll find may just impact whatever you decide for the better...

The Grant - 1201 Prairie

Rising up more than 50 stories, 1201 Prairie enjoys amazing park, lake and city skyline views. A short walk from some of the area’s most popular attractions, floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies only compliment the space.

1000M - 1000 S. Michigan

At more than 70 stories, the glass tower at 1000 S Michigan is also expected to deliver amazing views of the lake, downtown, as well as Millennium Park and Grant Park. This new building enjoys everything from a

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Chicago is widely considered to be one of the most dog-friendly cities in the country. With over 20 individual off-leash dog parks in the town and dozens of high-rise condo buildings that not only allow dogs inside the building, but also feature a host of in-building amenities that specifically relate to pet owners, it's certainly hard to argue otherwise. 

But if you're looking for a new condo or home for sale around the downtown area however, pet facilities are a bit more scarce and there aren't quite as many dog parks available to home owners on, say, the north and west sides of town. So if you're trying to balance a great downtown Chicago location with easy access to a downtown dog park as well, here's a closer look at where you may want to begin

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Downtown Chicago isn’t short sweet residential loft conversions, especially in neighborhoods like River North and the West Loop. But if you don’t mind living a bit further south, or perhaps just want a little more bang for your buck, Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood also has quite the selection of fabulous lofts currently on the market, starting with what you’ll find in these top buildings.

1530 S. State

Sometimes called Dearborn Tower, 1530 S State enjoys loft-style units with a number of spacious floor plans. In addition, many of the residences of this building offer the advantage of exceptional skyline views from the private units and from the building’s sundeck, as well as an array of other added amenities.

711 S. Dearborn

The options are

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Work Live Spaces ChicagoIt seems more and more people are starting to work from home, at least during part of the work week, and if you find yourself in a somewhat similar situation, it’s important to consider not only your personal needs when looking for a new condo for sale in downtown Chicago, but also your professional needs as well.

A Forbes article from 2013 estimated 30 million Americans work from a home office at least once per week, with a study from Telework Research Network estimating that number is expected to increase by 63% in the next five years. New technologies like video conferencing are making travel and office expansion less necessary, which is just one contributing factor in the growing trend of working from home. Other benefits include cutting down on

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It’s a mixed bag for luxury condo prices in Chicago right now. While some buildings are selling for a higher price per square foot, others are down in price.

Perhaps one of the biggest names right now is Trump, and reports suggest the condos at Trump International Hotel & Tower are among those down in price. According to some published reports, the sale price per square foot within the Chicago River tower was down about 12-percent from 2016 to 2017. In comparison, reports list the average sale price per square foot in 340 On the Park, located in Lakeshore East, up about 12-percent during the same time period.

While some brokers suggest it could be a reflection of the Trump presidency, others suggest increasing completion from newer construction, luxury

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From its treasured museums to its luxury housing, the South Loop is filled with opportunity. The top upscale condo towers in the area right now certainly live up to the reputation.

1211 S. Prairie

Located at 1211 S Prairie Avenue, the Museum Park condos are stylishly tucked away inside a soaring glass tower. Serving up fantastic views of the lakefront, skyline and the surrounding area, the sophisticated condos are complimented by walls of windows, a fitness center and swimming pools.

1000 S. Michigan

Soaring to new heights above Michigan Avenue, 1000 S Michigan is on track to deliver unobstructed views from contemporary-style residences. Currently under construction, the building known as 1000M also promises such luxury amenities as a sundeck,

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With a coveted location right along infamous Michigan Avenue, the luxury condos of 1000 S Michigan present an extraordinary new option in upscale living within one of Chicago’s most exciting areas. The condos of 1000M are now listed on the market, with a prime address just across from Grant Park and mere steps from the lakefront.

The new construction tower houses spacious condos complete with private outdoor living space. As well, the walls of windows throughout the tower make it easy to admire city and lake views.

The building additionally supplies a sun deck on the 11th floor, complete with a swimming pool and fire pit. As well, you’ll also find a spa, library lounge and a club with a full-service bar.

Additional amenities range from a sky

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What’s now a parking lot could soon turn into a new 10-story building on Jefferson Street. A developer hopes to gain a special use zoning variation to construct the new residential mid-rise building close to Union Station.

Located at 315 S Jefferson, plans call for nearly 70 residential units to be constructed within the building. While the size of the planned building itself does not require a variance, the developer wants to change the required parking from a standard of 1 to 1 per residence to a total of five parking spots for the entire building.

Since the proposal hasn’t been introduced to councilors yet, more detailed plans for the building are not yet public. Residences living within 1,000 feet of the site did receive a letter but it does not

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SoMi ApartmentsThe glassy new tower proposed for 1326 S. Michigan has officially received the “okay” from the city to begin construction, according to a new report out from Curbed Chicago that also outlines only the foundation permits have been issued to this point. 

One of several major developments that will no doubt change the landscape of Chicago’s South Loop in the coming years, 1326 S. Michigan will rise 47 stories once finished and add 500 more apartments to Chicago’s rapidly expanding inventory of downtown rentals. 

Dubbed “SoMi”—at least for now—1326 S. Michigan was designed by Chicago-based Solomon Cordwell Buenz and will also include brand new retail space along Michigan Avenue, as well as parking for 190 vehicles. 

 Local developer Murphy

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