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The new mid-rise development currently under construction at 171 N. Wabash is set to make quite the statement.  Why, you ask? The exterior will be covered in lush, green ivy. A feature as charming as this isn’t usually found amongst the glass, brick and concrete of downtown and I’m super jazzed to see it come[...]

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Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood continues to add density and transit-orientated housing with a 7-story mid-rise development coming to 1400 N. Orleans. Anticipated to arrive in 2020, this luxury apartment community will be named Old Town Residences. Future site of Old Town Residences, a new 7-story luxury apartment building Plans for this 225,000 square-foot burgundy-brown and[...]

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Millennials, who now make up the largest generation in the world, are renting more than the prior generations. Unlike Gen Xers or boomers, millennials have preferred renting an apartment rather than moving to the ‘burbs for the larger living space and backyard. They choose natural over pre-packaged. They seek small versus grandiose. But in their[...]

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Lakeshore East is one of the best kept secrets in Chicago. Nestled up against Lake Michigan, this endeared community includes a beautiful 6-acre botanical park surrounded by tree lined streets and some of the most beautiful— and famous — high rises in the city. But, it’s also an interesting misnomer when it comes to Chicago[...]

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It’s here. After the anticipation, after the expectation, Alta Grand Central has opened its doors and is ready for action. It’s time to come home. Built on the land that was once home to Grand Central Station — the busiest train depot in the country —  this new pair of luxury apartment buildings houses 346[...]

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New construction for a mixed-use residential and commercial building is underway at the northwest corner of the busy Chicago Avenue and Milwaukee Avenue intersection. The 7-story project is scheduled to have the address 1122 W. Chicago Avenue and be completed in 2021.  Let’s break down what we know about this future hotspot and see how[...]

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As Chicago’s Loop continues to hustle to meet the high rental demand, another residential building has gotten the green light to move ahead. The former parking lot at 410 S. Wabash at the southwest corner of Wabash and Van Buren is set to transform into a 24-story downtown Chicago luxury apartment building. Future home of[...]

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Chicago has always been a study in contrasts. With a heavily industrialized past which has given way to a more sleek and modern future, it’s not uncommon to see elements of both sides of the city wherever you go. Now this harmonious blend is brought to your doorstep with Union West apartments, the brand-new luxury[...]

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Progress is flowing smoothly on the construction of Lakeshore East’s newest luxury apartments whimsically named, Cirrus and Cascade. These twin residential towers are scheduled to open in the summer of 2021. While Cirrus is reserved for upscale condos, Cascade will be open to renters looking to lease modern, brand-new apartments. Plans for a future third[...]

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