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North ShoreEvanston

What brokers like about Evanston’s new E2 Apartments

E2

Real estate brokers toured the new E2 Apartments in Evanston a few days ago, and they were enthusiastic about what they saw. Most of the brokers focused their praise on E2′s extensive amenities, while others were impressed by the architecture and the apartment layouts. The positive reviews from real estate professionals are an indication that ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 2, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

Hear the Cubs fans cheer from your Lakeview balcony

Wrigley Field

If Cubs fans have anything to cheer about this season, you’ll be able to hear them from the balcony of a south– and west-facing 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartment at Lakeview’s new Halsted Flats. Step inside and close the sliding-glass doors and all will be calm and quiet. A 9th floor 2-bedroom is currently available at Halsted ...

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

Walk to West Loop street festivals from Circa 922

Taste of Randolph St

Chicago comes alive in the summer with street fairs and festivals, and they’re best enjoyed when you live nearby. Circa 922, the new apartment high-rise in the West Loop, is a short walk from a number of major events and has easy access by public transportation to many more. West Loop events near Circa 922 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 26, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 Apartments has an ideal location for dual-direction commuters

K2

Over-the-top amenities and a walk-to-everything location have been the main draws for many of the residents at K2, the new luxury apartment community in the Fulton River District. Couples and roommates who work in widely separated locations revel in K2′s status as a transit-oriented development. Residents who commute by car will appreciate K2′s quick access ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 25, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

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
ChicagoSouth Side

Lexington Place 2 offers homes on oversized lots in Bridgeport

Lexington Place 2

The single-family homes at Lexington Place 2 in Bridgeport are on extra-wide, extra-deep lots but are pre-completion priced from just $509,900. Lexington Place 2 is the latest phase of Lexington Homes’ successful single-family / townhome development adjacent to popular Donovan Park. The homes have classic exteriors with rambling front porches, back yards, a full finished ...

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

A walk-in tour of new Gold Coast / River North apartments

State & Chestnut

The leasing center for the new State & Chestnut apartment tower opened recently around the corner from the building at 873 N Rush. The ground-level leasing center has a model kitchen and bath and all the information you need to experience the sleek new apartment tower itself. The first residents will move in to State ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 20, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

A rarely-available one-bedroom at Lakeview’s Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats

The studio and one-bedroom apartments rented rapidly when Halsted Flats opened a year ago as the first new rental high-rise built in Lakeview in decades. A single one-bedroom is currently available. It’s on the 14th floor, overlooking the landscaped pool deck and serving up a view of Wrigley Field. Halsted Flats is a pet-friendly, smoke-free, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 20, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

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
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Only four east-facing 2-bedrooms left at new West Loop high-rise

Circa 922

It’s only been a month since the first residents moved into Circa 922, a smoke-free, pet-friendly, full-amenity apartment community in a steps-to-everything West Loop location. East-facing 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments with skyline views have been one of the more popular layouts, and only four remain available for rent. Residents who move in prior to March 31st ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 19, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A peek inside the new North Water Apartments

North Water apartments

I stopped by the new 52-story North Water apartment tower in Streeterville yesterday morning for a brief visit. The building is poised to move in its first residents early next month, and will have all of its apartments ready for occupancy by April 1. The lobby, pictured above, is raised half a level above the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 19, 2015

Tour a move-in ready home in the Stevenson High School District

Woodleaf

Woodleaf at the Sanctuary Club in Kildeer is a quiet enclave of twenty-six custom and semi-custom homes on half-acre and larger sites that back up to wooded areas and lakes. Woodleaf is in the Stevenson High School District, which Business Insider ranks as the second best in America. A new 4-bedroom, 3 ½ bath home ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 18, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

The busy events calendar at K2 Apartments

Whole Foods West Loop

The March events calendar for K2 apartments just arrived via email, and it contains dozens of entries. A new Whole Foods is opening in March a few blocks from K2, and the store will be showcasing its offerings in K2′s lobby at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, March 4. Excited shoppers began lining up around the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 17, 2015
North ShoreEvanston

First look – the designer models at E2 in Evanston

E2

E2, Evanston’s newest and largest apartment community, is poised to welcome its first residents early next month. The leasing office opened last week and we stopped by on Friday for a tour of the interior amenities and three furnished models designed by Evanston-based Morgante Wilson Architectscts. We’ll spare you an encounter with our sub-par talents ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 17, 2015
North ShoreEvanston

A quick tour of Evanston’s new E2 Apartments

E2 Evanston

The 356-unit E2 apartment towers in downtown Evanston will welcome their first residents early next month. E2 is the largest apartment complex in Evanston, and it’s the only new one slated to open this year. E2 has the most extensive suite of amenities in Evanston, and is one of only two buildings in Evanston to ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 16, 2015
ChicagoNorthwest Side

Sauganash Glen tosses dirt, resets start date

Sauganash Glen

When we looked in on the Sauganash Glen development last September, we reported that: Sales were originally slated to begin this past spring, with models opening this summer. Current plans call for sales to start in January or February of next year. dnaInfo recently reported that the project had a ceremonial groundbreaking last Friday “with ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 16, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

New Lakeview apartments with everything, and close to everything

Halsted Falts

Halsted Flats, 3740 N Halsted in Lakeview, has a full suite of amenities, including a sprawling landscaped deck with an outdoor pool, whirlpool, gas grills and multiple seating areas. Inside is a fully-equipped fitness center, a commercial-grade demonstration kitchen and a resident lounge. A rooftop dog run serves up great skyline views. Halsted Flats has ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 13, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 Apartments is the gateway to Chicago’s hottest employment corridors

K2 view

One of the attractions of K2‘s Fulton River District location is how easily residents of the new luxury apartment tower can take advantage of the lively dining and nightlife scenes in adjacent neighborhoods. The West Loop, River West, River North, Wicker Park, Bucktown and the Loop are all nearby. K2′s location is also becoming a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 12, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

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
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Sleek and stylish apartments at the West Loop’s new Circa 922

Circa 922

The recently-opened Circa 922 is a smoke-free, pet-friendly, full-amenity apartment community in a steps-to-everything West Loop location at 922 W Washington St. A furnished model is currently available for viewing. We can tell you about Circa 922′s many amenities, but we think you’d rather see them: The building also has a rooftop sundeck with sweeping ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 12, 2015