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Paramount Lofts reaches 80% sold

Paramount Lofts, the chic conversion of the former W. A. Wieboldt and Company "Midwest Store," seems to be living up to its name. At press time, New W [...]

Village homes rising in Near West

A local developer has broken ground on the first units in a residential development that marks a creative new approach to building affordable and mark [...]

Bridgeport Station Lofts 80% sold

After gaining a foothold in Bridgeport with its Union Lofts project - the first loft condos to be built in the Near Southwest neighborhood - Tandem De [...]

Affordable housing for Humboldt Park

Affordable housing developer Bickerdike Redevelopment Corp. plans a $17 million mixed-use project that will fill 11 lots along Division between Califo [...]

Foreclosures soar with predatory loans

Predatory loan terms, especially prepayment penalties and balloon payments, increase the risk of mortgage foreclosure with sub-prime home loans even a [...]

Chicago architect wins AIA award

The American Institute of Architects has named local architect Carol Ross Barney winner of the Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture. Her wor [...]

Buy a condo, win a car

Developers have long known that throwing in a little something extra can tip buyers shopping for a new home off of the fence and into the sales center [...]

Buyers flock to intelligent lofts

There was a time when 1550 S. Blue Island was a great location for fresh food but not much else. Today, however, the 11-story former home of the Produ [...]

Falor opens new hotel condo units

A year ago, few Chicagoans had ever heard of a condominium hotel. Today, this creative option is one of the hottest trends in downtown housing. The [...]

CAR: housing volume, prices up in 2004

Economic uncertainties have done little to stymie Chicago's robust real estate market, according to year-end numbers for 2004 from the Chicago Associa [...]

2000 N. Lincoln Park West 60% sold

NVG Residential, Inc. the company Nicholas V. Gouletas left American Invsco to start, has declared its first major project a resounding success, and i [...]

Mortgage rates finish '04 with record lows

The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage stood at 5.81 percent this week, up from 5.75 percent the week before, capping a year of record-low rates that [...]

Autumn Green: new seniors condos on S. Side

Citing a need for moderately priced maintenance-free seniors housing in city neighborhoods, Senior Lifestyle Corporation has started sales at Autumn G [...]

MR tops off 950 W. Monroe condos

MR Properties has topped off its West Loop condo development at 950 W. Monroe, a 99-unit mid-rise where the first residents are expected to move in ah [...]

Optima Old Orchard 75% sold in Ph I

Optima, Inc. has sold about 75 percent of the 201 condominiums in the first phase of its Optima Old Orchard Woods development, three blocks west of Ol [...]

Gold Coast seniors housing moves forward

The Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board in March will consider a proposal for "the Clare at Water Tower," a $178 million seniors housing develop [...]

Falor taps Kor Group for hotel condos

The Falor Companies, a Chicago-based hospitality firm, has hired Los Angeles-based Kor Hotel Group to operate and manage two new condominium hotels in [...]

Monroe Place opens to strong sales

Dubin Residential has announced that Monroe Place in the West Loop is more than 40 percent sold after only one weekend of sales. The new community wil [...]

Christmas comes early for condo buyers

Chicago-area condominium buyers will find their holiday stockings stuffed with developer incentives ranging from real estate tax and assessment breaks [...]

Condo boom will continue in '05

What will the 2005 real estate market look like in Chicago? While the Gold Coast remains the biggest market in the booming downtown area, "new" neigh [...]
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