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 happening and what’s trending in Chicago real estate, you’ll want to check in frequently with Crain’s. We link most of the articles on that site from our Chicago Real Estate News page, which also links to 100s of other local, regional and national news sources.
It appears to have gone unremarked at Crain’s, but Chicago Real Estate Daily recently began its sixth year of operation. We noted the launch on May 10, 2007.
The current headline story at Chicago Real Estate Daily concerns the downtown apartment rental market. According to Crain’s, rents at Class A apartment buildings in downtown Chicago rose 9.2% year-over-year and 20.2% since bottoming out at the end of 2009.