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ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Start your South Loop condo tour with breakfast

1345 Wabash

Residents of the stylish new condos at 1345 Wabash in the South Loop can enjoy great dining options without venturing beyond the block they live on. Gioco, Asian Outpost, Flo & Santos and The Scout are just a few doors north You can visit one of those popular venues after touring the furnished models at ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 31, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New South Loop condos boast style, convenience, value

1345 S Wabash

The move-in ready condos at the new 1345 Wabash offer a rarely-available combination of style, convenience and value. Style-conscious buyers appreciate standard finishes that include Florense Brazilian cabinetry, quartz counter tops, stainless steel appliances, Duravit bathrooms with TransCeramica architectural tile and Grohe plumbing fixtures. The units have a loft aesthetic with 10-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 24, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New, move-in ready South Loop condos with designer finishes

1345 S Wabash

The distinctive new condominium tower at 1345 Wabash has units that are move-in ready and priced from $228,900 for 1-bedrooms and $294,900 for 2-bedrooms. A rent vs own analysis results in a monthly cost of ownership substantially below the rent for a comparable unit in the neighborhood – even before taking tax benefits into account. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 17, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Designer finishes at new, value-priced South Loop condos

1345 S Wabash

If you experienced sticker shock when you saw the rent increase on your lease renewal notice, check out the value-priced new condos at 1345 Wabash. The prices, which start at $228,900 for one-bedrooms and $288,900 for two-bedrooms, won’t shock you, but you will be shocked when you see the designer finishes in the homes. Standard ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 11, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Buy new and live in style on the South Loop’s best block

1345 Wabash

The striking new condominium tower at 1345 Wabash has units that are move-in ready and priced from $228,900 for 1-bedrooms and $294,900 for 2-bedrooms. The units have a loft aesthetic with high ceilings, hardwood floors, exposed concrete ceilings and beams, open spaces, large windows, private balconies and upgraded designer finishes. 1345 Wabash has a stellar ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 4, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Enjoy car-free living at new South Loop condos

CTA Roosevelt Rd

If you’re looking to enjoy car-free living or ditch one of your cars, the sleek new 1345 Wabash condo tower is an ideal choice. The CTA transit hub at Roosevelt Rd is just over a block from 1345 Wabash, just past Jewel-Osco and Trader Joe’s. Red, Orange and Green line trains connect to Midway Airport, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The South Loop’s best new condos

1345 S Wabash

1345 Wabash is the only new-construction condo building in the South Loop, giving it the “best” title by default. If a host of competitors were to spring up, however, 1345 Wabash would still retain its premier rank. The Brininstool + Lynch architecture, the designer finishes and loft aesthetic, the developer’s track record, the attractive pricing, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 21, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Look and learn at new South Loop condos

1345 Wabash

A tour of the four furnished models at 1345 Wabash, downtown Chicago’s newest condo high-rise, is a great way to pick up some decorating tips for your next home. A tour also gives you the opportunity to ask questions about how life’s lived in the South Loop, the ins and outs of condo ownership, and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 14, 2015
ChicagoNorthwest Side

Large new luxury condos at Residence on the Park

Noah Properties sign

The latest from Noah Properties, Chicago’s hottest-selling builder, is Residence on the Park at 2808 – 14 W North Ave. Residence on the Park is two 8-unit buildings, each with two duplex 5-bedroom, 3 ½ bath homes and six 2-bedroom, 2 ½ bath homes. The homes are unusually large, ranging in size from just over ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 9, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Hedge against rent increases with a new South Loop condo

1345 S Wabash

Run the rent vs own calculations on purchasing a new move-in ready South Loop condo at 1345 Wabash, and purchasing looks very attractive. Even on a pre-tax basis, monthly ownership costs are lower than rent. One-bedrooms at 1345 Wabash start at $229,900 and two-bedrooms at $289,900. The minimal-amenity approach at the architecturally distinctive high-rise contributes ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 7, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Why Matt and Fernando bought in the South Loop at 1345 Wabash

1345 Wabash buyers

Matt and Fernando are among the newest homeowners at 1345 Wabash, the South Loop’s newest condo community, where 1-bedrooms start at $229,900 and 2-bedrooms at $289,900. We asked Matt and Feranndo a few questions about their purchase. Why 1345 Wabash? We were struck by three major things. 1. High quality construction. 2. An environmentally sustainable ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 30, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New South Loop condos close to public transit

CTA Roosevelt Rd

The sleek new 1345 Wabash condominium tower has units that are move-in ready and priced from $228,900 for 1-bedrooms and $289,900 for 2-bedrooms. 1345 Wabash has a stellar South Loop location, with destination restaurants on the same block and scores more within a few minutes’ walk. Jewel-Osco and Trader Joe’s are a block north and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 23, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A new condo gem emerges in the South Loop

1345 Wabash

The new 15-story 1345 Wabash has seen its first closings and is receiving the final polish that realize its promise as a quiet architectural gem. CMK, a developer known for creating innovative, high-style residences, teamed with the award-winning firm of Brininstool + Lynch to pursue its quest for intelligent design for contemporary living. Move-in ready ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 16, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Furnished models available at fast-selling South Loop condos

1345 S Wabash

Pricing that starts at $229,900 for move-in ready 1-bedrooms and $289,900 for 2-bedrooms is only part of the reason for the brisk sales pace at the new 1345 Wabash condos in the South Loop. The location shares the block with great bars and restaurants, and Trader Joe’s, Jewel-Osco, and the CTA Roosevelt Rd transit hub ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 8, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

A Lincoln Park 3-bedroom, 2-bath on a great block

1307 Wrightwood

Unit 206 at 1307 W Wrightwood is a large 3-bedroom, 2-bath with a private terrace. The home has hardwood floors throughout, high ceilings, and large expanses of windows. The kitchen has upgraded appliances, ample cabinetry and counter space, and an island. The expansive living area has built-ins. The washer and dryer are in a separate ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 7, 2015
News & trendsMarket conditions

MLS-listed north lakefront rentals, ups and downs

North lakefront aerial

The number of homes, apartments and condos currently listed for rent in the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) stands at 729 in ZIP Codes 60614, 60657, 60613, 60640, 60660 and 60626. That’s 4% below the year-ago level of 760 but 35% higher than at the same time in 2013 and 30% higher than in 2012 ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 7, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

A Lakeview East 2-bedroom steps from everything you need

2817 Cambridge

Unit 2 at 2817 N Cambridge is rich with vintage detail and character, but with a light and airy feeling you typically don’t associate with vintage. The 2-bedroom home has lavish built-ins, a double-parlor with sliding pocket doors, a formal dining room, a kitchen with an unusual amount of cabinet and counter space, and a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 7, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New South Loop condos selling at a brisk pace

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1345 Wabash has secured 39 new contracts over the past two months, and the sales pace has accelerated since the opening of an on-site office and furnished models. Rising rents in the South Loop, interest rates that are low by historical standards, and a growing awareness of the neighborhood’s advantages have prompted renters to sharpen ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A fully-renovated 1-bedroom at Sandburg Village’s Alcott House

1460 Sandburg

Unit 808 at 1460 N Sandburg Terr is all new, open, sunny and ready for you to move in. The newly-renovated kitchen has granite counters, ample cabinet and counter space, and a stainless steel appliance package with a dishwasher, built-in microwave and wine cooler. The kitchen opens to a spacious living / dining area. The ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A renovated 2-bedroom, 2-bath at River North’s Grand Plaza

Grand Plaza

Unit 2907 at 545 N Dearborn in the Grand Plaza condo spans approximately 1,100 square feet of freshly-renovated space. The home has the popular split-bedroom layout. Both bedrooms are spacious enough to accommodate large furniture, and have good closet space. The kitchen has designer hardware, ample cabinet and counter space, a breakfast bar island, an ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 27, 2015