Tag: New construction

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Breaking news – Mondial sold to Waterton

Breaking news – Mondial sold to Waterton

Earlier this afternoon I spoke to a representative of Waterton Residential who confirmed a rumor I’d heard this morning that Waterton had acquired ...

Winnetka, the teardown capital of Cook County

View Winnetka teardowns & new construction in a larger map The current issue of Crain’s Chicago Business (subscription required) reports a mode ...
Larger living areas, more options at 600 North Lake Shore Drive

Larger living areas, more options at 600 North Lake Shore Drive

As the market changed, buyers at 600 Lake Shore Drive began telling Stephanie Maloney, a top sales associate at the development, that they would l ...
One South Halsted presentation scheduled for Wednesday

One South Halsted presentation scheduled for Wednesday

West Loopers can get the scoop on F&F Realty's One South Halsted proposal during a community meeting scheduled for Wednesday evening. Alderman Wal ...
A major bargain on a prime Wilmette lot

A major bargain on a prime Wilmette lot

There’s nothing extraordinary about the to-be-built 4-bedroom, 4 ½ bath home at $1,295,000 on a 50 x 150 lot at 1327 Washington Ave in Wilmette. A ...
Sunday open house pick – new Roscoe Village condos

Sunday open house pick – new Roscoe Village condos

The model was the only unit that was complete when I stopped by 1951 W Belmont Ave, a new 6-unit condo nearing completion in Roscoe Village. Th ...
Construction checkup: Lincoln Park 2520

Construction checkup: Lincoln Park 2520

This was the scene this morning at 2520 N Lakeview Ave in Lincoln Park, where Lincoln Park 2520 is climbing high. Prudential Rubloff only keep ...
Raise high the roof beam, carpenters

Raise high the roof beam, carpenters

Today’s Tribune has a round-up story on new construction trends in ceiling heights. In every economic downturn I’ve seen, builders have built s ...
Glencoe new construction sells at sixty percent discount

Glencoe new construction sells at sixty percent discount

The home at 1005 Sheridan Rd in Glencoe was under construction when we shot the above photo in July of 2006, and carried an asking price of $5,299 ...
Construction checkup: 2028 West Division

Construction checkup: 2028 West Division

I haven't spent a lot of time on Division Street lately -- not during the day, at least -- so it wasn't until this afternoon that I got a good loo ...
Lots o’ listings on Lakewood Avenue

Lots o’ listings on Lakewood Avenue

Until recently, the 2700 block of Lakewood Avenue looked more like a moonscape than a Lincoln Park side street, with both sides of the block offe ...
Development deadpool – and a healthy real estate segment

Development deadpool – and a healthy real estate segment

There’s one part of the real estate business that’s experiencing boom times: renting construction fencing. It’s a business that may have becom ...
1,839 days and counting for two Riverside Homes in Bridgeport

1,839 days and counting for two Riverside Homes in Bridgeport

The new-construction single-families at 2836 S Lock St and 2841 S Broad St in Bridgeport, arrived on the market on February 18, 2006, and haven't ...
A Winnetka new construction price misjudgment

A Winnetka new construction price misjudgment

I walk through and report on many homes during the course of a year, but rarely express an opinion on price. Saying anything useful would require ...
Price chop on an extra-wide West Bucktown townhome

Price chop on an extra-wide West Bucktown townhome

The ongoing scale of new construction and renovation in the area that some have taken to calling West Bucktown has me beginning to acknowledge tha ...
The slowest-selling new home in Wilmette

The slowest-selling new home in Wilmette

Today’s “new listings” include 2411 Thornwood Ave in Wilmette, a 5-bedroom, 5 ½ bath, 4,300 square foot home. It’s around the corner from the soug ...
Construction checkup: Ritz-Carlton Residences

Construction checkup: Ritz-Carlton Residences

With elements of its facade now in place along its lower levels, it's getting easier to see how the Ritz-Carlton Residences high-rise, under cons ...
Open house – new light-filled home in West Bucktown

Open house – new light-filled home in West Bucktown

We’ve long been skeptical of the West Bucktown moniker, but ongoing redevelopment lends some legitimacy to real estate brokers and the West Buckto ...
From the vault: Fogelson’s $4 billion Gateway

From the vault: Fogelson’s $4 billion Gateway

While we're on the topic of Gateways, I just realized that it's been almost exactly three years since Central Station mastermind Jerry Fogelson's ...
The present and future of new construction in Chicago

The present and future of new construction in Chicago

As many as five years, and maybe more, will pass before Chicago sees another medium- to large-scale condo development break ground, says Alan Lev, ...
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