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Apartment deals and finds in downtown Chicago, 2/27/15

The LEX

The West Loop‘s Circa 922,, 922 W Washington, is offering two months free rent on new studio and 1-bedroom apartments and a month on new 2-bedrooms. Renters must take occupancy by April 24, 2015 to qualify for the free rent offer. The leasing office and four furnished models are now open at Jeff Jack, a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A high-floor Streeterville 3-bedroom a block from Whole Foods

Atwater

Atwater, a luxury apartment tower in Streeterville, currently has a 3-bedroom, 2-bath home on the 39th floor available for early March occupancy. The home sprawls over 1,802 square feet and boasts dramatic views from floor-to-ceiling windows. The open plan kitchen / dining / living area has plank flooring, space for multiple furniture groupings, and an ...

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

Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 2/26/15

North Water view

The on-site leasing office and model apartments are now open at North Water, a 52-story apartment tower at 340 E North Water in Streeterville. North Water is a full-amenity view building with sweeping vistas in every direction. Apartments are available for March 1 and later occupancy. Chestnut Place, 850 N State, is offering a month’s ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 26, 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
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Lincoln Park and Lakeview apartment deals and finds, 2/25/15

Reside on Barry

Reside on Barry is a pet-friendly high-rise at 533 W Barry, steps from the lively Broadway strip of bars, restaurants and shops. A renovated 2-bedroom is available for $2,075 on the 16th floor with south-facing skyline views. The apartment has wood-look floors, a stylish kitchen with ample cabinet and counter space, a renovated bath and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 25, 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

Start thinking about the joys of an Old Town summer

1225 Old Town

On days like this it seems like winter will never end. It will, and when it does residents at the 1225 Old Town apartment tower will enjoy an enviable location that showcases neighborhood life at its best. 1225′s Wells Street location is on one of the most interesting and pedestrian-friendly strips in all of Chicago. ...

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

Two-bedrooms with balconies available at Echelon

Echelon at K Station

The two-bedroom, 2-bath apartments with balconies rent quickly at Echelon at K Station in the Fulton River District. Unit 2407 is available for immediate occupancy for $2,792 a month and unit 2107 will be available March 24 for $2,698. The apartments have in-unit washer / dryers, stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Echelon is ...

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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
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

A Streeterville one-bedroom with a den space

Atwater H plan

Atwater is a full-amenity, full-service, pet-friendly community with on-site management, maintenance and leasing staff, and 24/7 door staff. The location is convenient to shopping, dining, nightlife and parks – and a block from the new Streeterville Whole Foods. Atwater apartments in the 08 tier are one-bedrooms that span 921 square feet and include a number ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 20, 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

Luxury Old Town apartments a block from the Red Line

1225 Old Town

When the wind chills dip into double digits below zero, the thought of hiking to and waiting on an elevated train platform becomes daunting. Residents of 1225 Old Town can walk a short block to the new LaSalle Street entrance to the Division Street subway stop on the CTA Red Line. The recently-opened entrance has ...

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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
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

The hyper-urban scene at Chestnut Place apartments

Starbucks on Rush

The Chestnut Place apartment tower’s location at 850 N State St shares the upscale vibe of the Gold Coast and the vibrancy of River North. Chestnut Place residents have walk-to-access to an almost unimaginably rich dining, nightlife and shopping scene. Step outside the front door at Chestnut Place and Tempo Café is across the street. ...

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

Hyper-convenient South Loop apartments

Park Michigan

City life is more fun when you live across the street from Grant Park and grocery shopping, a public transit hub, and a ton of bars and restaurants are a short walk away. The Park Michigan apartment tower has a stellar South Loop location across from Grant Park and steps from grocery shopping, dozens of ...

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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

Leasing agents – how to cut your losses at tax time

IRS logo

If you were lured into working at a Chicago rental service last year by the promise of a “lucrative career” and “steady earnings” the odds are you washed out of the business after grossing only a few thousand – or a few hundred – dollars in commissions. Chicago rental services typically treat their new recruits ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas 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
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Furnished apartments at Coast from Suite Home Chicago

Coast

Coast is a full-service, high-amenity luxury apartment tower in Lakeshore East, a self-contained community just east of the Loop. Suite Home Chicago offers furnished corporate apartments at Coast with everything you need to feel at home, and hotel-like services to ensure your comfort. Join YoChicago for a tour of two spectacular, high-floor apartments in the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 16, 2015