Tag: Crain's

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Crain’s deeply misleading article on Lincoln Park’s population

Crain’s deeply misleading article on Lincoln Park’s population

Today's Crain's brings this apparently-startling statistic: Indeed, just a few miles from the heart of the Loop lies a neighborhood that, despi ...
A TIF for the tough, Washington Park edition

A TIF for the tough, Washington Park edition

Remember when some of the events at the 2016 Olympics were slated to be held at new facilities to be built in Washington Park? Chicago's bid f ...
The list that’s depressing downtown Chicago apartment rents

The list that’s depressing downtown Chicago apartment rents

Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily recently reported, based on data from Appraisal Research Counselors, that rents at Class A downtown apartment bu ...
Will Park Kingsbury return from the deadpool as apartments?

Will Park Kingsbury return from the deadpool as apartments?

In the boom years of the mid-2000s the River North site formerly occupied by Ronsley was one of the most sought-after development opportunities on ...
West Loop’s Pure now almost purely rental

West Loop’s Pure now almost purely rental

Back in December of 2009 we took a retrospective look at our coverage of Pure, a much-discussed failed condo turned rental at 24 S Morgan in the W ...
Dialing for dollars at Mondial in River West

Dialing for dollars at Mondial in River West

Exactly five years ago today we checked up on the construction status of Mondial, a new condominium project then underway at 900 W Huron in River ...
Optima plans to deliver second Streeterville apartment tower in 2017

Optima plans to deliver second Streeterville apartment tower in 2017

Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily reported yesterday that Optima has acquired a site at 220 E Illinois immediately adjacent to its Optima Center, ...
New apartment tower proposed for State and Chestnut

New apartment tower proposed for State and Chestnut

The drumbeat of new apartment announcements in downtown Chicago continues, and we've updated our list and tally of them accordingly. Crain's Chica ...
Will flippers stall Lincoln Park 2550’s sales?

Will flippers stall Lincoln Park 2550’s sales?

The headline question assumes, of course, that there's any sales momentum to stall. We recently noted that Lincoln Park 2550 hit the 50% sales ...
Rent or buy fabulous views overlooking Lincoln Park

Rent or buy fabulous views overlooking Lincoln Park

A very dapper Alby Gallun of Crain's recently toured Lincoln Park 2550 in the above video, and learned that developer John Murphy "is counting on ...
Are new home sales really down 43% in Chicago?

Are new home sales really down 43% in Chicago?

From yesterday's Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily: Local new-home sales are surging in the suburbs but dropping off in the city, a tale of two ...
Another apartment tower proposed for West Loop

Another apartment tower proposed for West Loop

Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily is reporting that developer Enrico Plati is proposing to build 240 to 320 apartments on a site currently used fo ...
Development deadpool dip – Park Kingsbury in foreclosure, again

Development deadpool dip – Park Kingsbury in foreclosure, again

A site in River North formerly occupied by Ronsley, and once one of the most sought-after development opportunities in the area, is taking another ...
Quote of the day – 57 acres on the North Shore

Quote of the day – 57 acres on the North Shore

Crain's is reporting that Hamilton Partners is acquiring the Kraft Foods office campus at the northwest corner of Waukegan and Golf Roads. The bul ...
Was there mortgage fraud at Vision on State?

Was there mortgage fraud at Vision on State?

According to Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily, Guaranteed Rate Inc. has filed a federal court suit against developer Warren Barr and others alleg ...
Are favorable cost comparisons turning renters to buyers?

Are favorable cost comparisons turning renters to buyers?

An article in this week's Crain's cites anecdotal evidence of an incipient shift from rental to ownership, suggesting: … that a confluence of f ...
Chicago Real Estate Daily now in its sixth year

Chicago Real Estate Daily now in its sixth year

Day in and day out the best real estate reporting in Chicago can be found at Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily. If you want to understand what's happe ...

Crain’s video visit to Randolph Tower

Crain's standout real estate reporter, Alby Gallun, was just wrapping up his video shoot at Randolph Tower, 188 W Randolph St in the Loop, when I ...
A foreclosure trifecta for politically-connected Chicago developers

A foreclosure trifecta for politically-connected Chicago developers

The last few years can't have been much fun for Thomas DiPiazza and Richard Ferro, developers who are usually mentioned by way of their political ...

How Amli’s CEO views the downtown rental market

Abby Gallun from Crain's interviews AMLI Residential CEO's Greg Mutz on prospects for the downtown and suburban new construction rental markets in ...
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