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Could Waterview move ahead as an office tower?

Developer Mark Goodman may try to complete the unfinished Waterview Tower at 111 W Wacker Dr, not as a 90-story condo / hotel high-rise, but as a ...
Floor plans in focus: A $2.2 million Benton Place Parkhome with access to Aqua’s amenities

Floor plans in focus: A $2.2 million Benton Place Parkhome with access to Aqua’s amenities

One of the perks of owning a Benton Place Parkhome at Lakeshore East is having access to the Shore Club, the two-story, 115,000 square-foot amenitie ...

Crain's: REIT to buy Aqua apartments

An multifamily REIT division of Texas-based Behringer Harvard bought Burnham Pointe earlier this summer and is now angling for a 75-percent stake in A ...

The Loop: From hot to…?

What the old Yo staff said about The Loop and the New East Side / Lakeshore East in a 2007 write-up of Chicago's hottest 'hoods: Median condo: $325, ...
A living space at Benton Place

A living space at Benton Place

That's what a furnished living room looks like at Magellan Development's Benton Place Parkhomes. Interior designer Robert Pope, who designed the int ...
Magellan opens Studio Gang-designed model for Aqua's Parkhomes

Magellan opens Studio Gang-designed model for Aqua's Parkhomes

Often left out of conversation about Aqua's mix of residential units are the nine Parkhomes located at its base, on the western side of Lakeshore E ...
Checking in on Aqua's offerings

Checking in on Aqua's offerings

Aqua's been open long enough for a number of buying and renting choices to emerge. If you're looking to buy a condo, there are still a number of brand ...
Downtown condo sales: who was busy in the first quarter of 2010?

Downtown condo sales: who was busy in the first quarter of 2010?

More than 55 percent of downtown Chicago's new condo and townhome developments reported an increase in the number of units sold from the fourth quar ...
200 North Dearborn gets FHA approval

200 North Dearborn gets FHA approval

I suppose I assumed 200 North Dearborn had received approval for FHA-backed mortgages sometime in the past year or two. Guess not -- according to HUD, ...
Ground breaks on Lakeshore East's Roundy's

Ground breaks on Lakeshore East's Roundy's

Work has finally begun on Lakeshore East's long-awaited grocery store, according to Magellan Development. A Roundy's Supermarket will occupy about h ...
Aqua is tops among the '09 class

Aqua is tops among the '09 class

Emporis' editors have named Aqua the best skyscraper of 2009, according to the Tribune's Blair Kamin. The Jeanne Gang-designed, Magellan-built towe ...
Construction checkup: Wells Street's rental high-rises

Construction checkup: Wells Street's rental high-rises

On Friday I found myself on Wells Street in the Loop, starting my hike back toward the Yo offices in River North, when I happened upon the construc ...
What $100,000 will buy you in the Loop

What $100,000 will buy you in the Loop

Inspired by Dennis Rodkin's "Gallery of Low Prices" on the Chicago Magazine Deal Estate blog, I started sifting through downtown homes listed at or ...

Chicago's tall towers: a year in review

Downturn be damned -- when it comes to high-rise construction, Chicago still rules the roost. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Hab ...
Yo's year: Top videos from YouTube

Yo's year: Top videos from YouTube

Here are a few of the most-viewed videos added to the YoChicago YouTube channel over the past year. A city within a city: Lakeshore East from the Chi ...
For sale or lease: Waltz into a "suite" condo at Joffrey Tower

For sale or lease: Waltz into a "suite" condo at Joffrey Tower

It's Nutcracker time for the Joffrey Ballet, which seems like as good of an excuse as any to check in on availability at the company's base of operati ...
Want to take a dip? Few options available for renters in the winter

Want to take a dip? Few options available for renters in the winter

It's 2:30 in the afternoon and 9 degrees outside...time to practice that butterfly! Year-round swimming isn't a problem at a lot of condo high-rises, ...
The nearly news: Resales and rentals at Chicago's "favorite eco-friendly project"

The nearly news: Resales and rentals at Chicago's "favorite eco-friendly project"

With Aqua saddled with Fannie Mae issues and uncertainty surrounding its hotel component, and with the Parkhomes taking their sweet time in closing (d ...

New liquidity options flowing at Aqua

Buyers who have been following Aqua's Fannie Mae troubles will be interested to hear that Magellan Development has lined up two portfolio lenders: Har ...

Aqua closings get the "yellow light" following Fannie Mae snag

It hasn't put the brakes on closings, but it certainly changed from a green light to a yellow light. It's not a red light, but without Fannie Mae appr ...
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