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South Loop condo sales accelerate

1345 S Wabash

The new South Loop condo tower at 1345 Wabash has seen significant increases in buyer interest and sales this spring. What’s driving the recent sales activity is the great value, the convenient location – and the ability to take immediate occupancy. The first closings at 1345 Wabash are slated for early next week. Late this ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 21, 2015
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Tour a furnished model at 1345 Wabash

1345 Wabash

1345 Wabash, the new high-rise condo in the South Loop, is prepping for its first closings in a fw weeks. Two furnished models are now open for viewing, by appointment. One of the furnished models is a tier 09 two-bedroom, two-bath. The home has 10-foot high ceilings that are finished in exposed concrete, a defining ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 17, 2015
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The low-amenities advantage at new South Loop condos

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If you’ve been looking at new apartments, you’ve probably experienced sticker shock at hearing how high rents are. The high-levels of service and over-the-top amenities at new and upgraded apartment buildings necessitate high rents. Elaborate pool decks, lounges, business centers, fitness centers, pet spas, 24/7 door staff and concierge services all come at a steep ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 8, 2015
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Spring fever accelerates sales at new South Loop condos

1345 Wabash

1345 Wabash, the first new high-rise condo built in Chicago in half a dozen years, signed fifteen sales contracts during the month of March. Furnished models are now available for viewing, and first occupancies will occur within the next 30 days. New construction, superior finishes and a steps-to-everything location make 1345 Wabash an outstanding value. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 2, 2015
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New South Loop condos nearing first occupancy

1345 S Wabash

1345 Wabash, the first new condo high-rise built in Chicago in years, is about a month away from welcoming its first occupants to a prime South Loop location. The 2-bedroom, 2-bath plus den unit pictured in this post is mirrored on opposite sides of the building on floors 4 and 5. All of the units ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 27, 2015
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Sneak peek at a furnished model at 1345 Wabash

1345 S Wabash

Two furnished models at 1345 Wabash are prepping for their first viewings, a milestone in the completion of the South Loop‘s newest condo tower. 1345 Wabash will welcome its first occupants in the spring of this year. One of the furnished models is a tier 05 one-bedroom. The home has 10-foot high ceilings that are ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 17, 2015
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Stylish, affordable new condos with great West Loop access

CTA Roosevelt Rd

Office expansion in the West Loop, headlined by Google’s impending move to 1K Fulton, has been garnering a lot of attention recently. If you work in the West Loop and want a stylish, affordable, new-construction condo you have a South Loop option with quick and convenient public transit access to the West Loop. The new ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 4, 2015
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Designer finishes at new South Loop condos

1345 Wabash

The new rental towers sprouting up in downtown Chicago boast of having “condo quality finishes.” The new condos at 1345 Wabash can rightfully lay claim to finishes that raise the definition of “condo quality” to a new level, at monthly ownership costs well below the rent at a new apartment tower. The finish brands at ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 25, 2015
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South Loop condo construction update

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1345 Wabash, the first new condo high-rise built in Chicago in the past half-dozen years, is nearing completion and first occupancies are slated for early spring. 1345 Wabash was designed by the award-winning firm of Brininstool + Lynch. The developer, CMK Companies, is one of Chicago’s leading real estate firms with a strong track record ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 19, 2015
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1345 Wabash condos will help you burst the rent bubble

1345 Wabash

If the rapidly rising rents of the past few years have you questioning whether it’s time to buy, it’s time for you to meet the friendly, professional and knowledgeable sales staff at the new 1345 Wabash condos. 1345 Wabash has a stellar South Loop location, high-style finishes, out-of-the-ordinary architecture and attractive rent vs own numbers. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 12, 2015
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A visit to three new South Loop apartment sites

1000 S Clark St

I stopped by three South Loop construction sites yesterday for a brief look. The sixth floor of 1000 S Clark is nearing completion and work has begun on the seventh floor of JDL Development‘s 469-unit, 29-story apartment tower. Foundation work is continuing on Golub & Co‘s 41-story, 397 unit apartment tower at 1001 S State. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 11, 2015
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New South Loop condos have great transportation access

CTA

The new condos at 1345 Wabash in the South Loop have Trader Joe’s and Jewel-Osco just over a block north, close proximity to Grant Park and the Museum Campus, and dozens of bars and restaurants, including a half-dozen on the same block, within a short walk. Dealing with the daily commute, however, is often more ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 3, 2015
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The window of opportunity at 1345 Wabash condos

1345 S Wabash

The construction elevator will be coming down soon and all of the windows will be in place at 1345 Wabash, the first new condo high-rise built in downtown Chicago in years. The closing-in of the building signals a closing window of opportunity for home buyers to lock in the most desirable units at currently attractive ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 29, 2015
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New South Loop condos target spring occupancy

1345 Wabash

Chicago’s real estate recovery will reach a milestone this spring when residents begin moving into 1345 Wabash, the first new condo high-rise in years. Some of the buyers at 1345 Wabash have architecture and style as their highest priority. Some have been attracted by the South Loop location’s vitality and convenience. Some have been swayed ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 22, 2015
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South Loop riverfront poised for major development

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Crain’s Chicago Business is reporting that CMK Companies is acquiring a vacant 6.5-acre parcel south of Harrison St and north of River City along the river. According to Crain’s, the site where parts of Divergent were filmed is being acquired by another developer. The above shot was taken from 235 Van Buren, a 714-unit condo ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 19, 2015
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Own a stylish new South Loop condo for less than rent

1345 Wabash

If you want to live in a high-style, architecturally distinctive home in a prime South Loop location, you’ll want to visit the new condos nearing completion at 1345 Wabash. 1345 Wabash is setting a new standard in the South Loop with finishes that are familiar to readers of upscale design magazines: Florense cabinetry, Duravit floating ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 15, 2015
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South Loop development is rapidly heating up

South Loop sites

Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily is reporting that a group led by CMK Companies has agreed to acquire a 5.1-acre site, pictured above, just north of Roosevelt Rd in the South Loop. The site is immediately south of a 1.8-acre site recently acquired by a CMK venture. The sites will benefit from the new Wells-Wentworth ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 7, 2015
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New South Loop condos ease Chicago’s harsh winters

1345 S Wabash

It’s not too early to begin thinking about next winter. Chicago’s winters are a lot easier to enjoy when restaurants, bars, grocery shopping and public transportation are almost at your doorstep. Residents of the new South Loop condos at 1345 Wabash can visit Gioco, Zapatista, Asian Outpost, Flo & Santos and The Scout without leaving ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 6, 2015
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Meet Aleisha, a 1345 Wabash buyer

Aleisha, 1345 Wabash

Aleisha is a freelance writer who currently rents in the South Loop. When looking for her new home, her priorities were equal parts a convenient location and a live / work space where she would love to spend her time. At 1345 Wabash, she found both and much more. Here’s what Aleisha had to say ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 18, 2014
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Brokers get first look at new South Loop condos

1345 Wabash

1345 Wabash, a new condo tower in the South Loop, was the site of a broker’s open house yesterday. Real estate brokers donned hard hats, safety vests and glasses and trekked up to view framed-in units on the fourth floor. High ceilings and open-plan living areas make the units feel spacious and floor-to-ceiling windows expand ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 12, 2014