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If you live in downtown Chicago, renting an apartment near a park is such a huge bonus. Enjoy walks surrounded by giant old trees, take your dog to play in open fields, or just collapse after a long day and roll around in the grass and leaves (I won’t judge!).  That’s why I’m so excited[...]

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Whether you live in downtown Chicago and are looking for a change of scenery, or are relocating to the area, a move to the South Loop is definitely worth a look. This ever-evolving neighborhood is one of my top picks when my customers are looking for an affordable luxury apartment to rent.  In my years[...]

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In all my years as a leasing agent, I’ve seen some pretty cool developments spring up across downtown Chicago. But spanning an 8-acre stretch, the newly-revealed plans for North Union’s 2.9 million square-feet of apartments and more – right in the center of all the action – has me doing a happy dance.  This $1.3[...]

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Have you seen the funky new apartments that just opened in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood? The Triangle Square apartments have added 298 new units to downtown’s Northside and whoa – they are so cool!   This eye-catching architectural gem, which opened in the summer of 2021, is a sign of this area’s transition away from older industrial-use[...]

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A new apartment building is set to be constructed in one of my favorite Northside Chicago neighborhoods – Lakeview! The building, which is being built on the corner of Belmont and Clifton at 1138 W. Belmont, was green-lighted by the City Council in July 2021.  A rendering of the new 5-story apartment building approved for[...]

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Randolph Row is undoubtedly West Loop’s most famous (and yummiest smelling) street. But in recent years, another impressive row has also been growing.  Have you noticed the stunning line of amazing architecture that has sprouted along the Kennedy expressway? I’ve watched them rise up in recent years and find myself gawking at their beauty. They[...]

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Negotiation. It’s a word you either love or hate. It used to make my palms sweat, but now it makes my heart thump, thump, thump with happiness. All it takes is a little practice to become a negotiating pro.   As a leasing agent in Chicago who specializes in professionally managed apartment communities, I often get[...]

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Welcome to Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood! This Northside ‘hood is one of Chicago’s most well-known, and for good reason. With mega-charm and ample green space, Lincoln Park is an awesome place to visit...or better yet, call home.  If you’re thinking about moving to Lincoln Park and want to learn more about this jewel of a[...]

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A new apartment building is under construction in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. It’s bringing 200 sorely-needed new luxury apartments to the Northside neighborhood, and is delivering an extra-cool amenity that’s tailor-made for the post-Covid world.  The building is designed especially for renters who work from home. Each residential floor (yes, every single one!) will have individual[...]

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If you live or play in downtown Chicago, you know how serious we are about parking. It’s practically a competitive sport. Think I’m joking? Not even a little.  Take a peek at Instagram’s @chicagodibs to see just how protective Chicagoans are of their parking spots come winter. From furniture, to holiday decorations to religious figures,[...]

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