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Belgravia Group opens Hartland Park

How is the local real estate market performing? Like gangbusters, if you ask Belgravia Group, the Chicago builder behind projects ranging from the Vi [...]

212 East down to last 10 units

Only 10 units remain for sale at 212 E. Cullerton, a contemporary South Loop development with loft-like units. "Six of the remaining units have premiu [...]

Mortgage rates to remain low

The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 5.66 percent this week, down from 5.87 percent last week, according to Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage [...]

Jameson starting boutique tower

Jameson Development, LLC plans to start marketing during February for 50 E. Chestnut, a 39-story boutique highrise of full-floor units priced from $2. [...]

Michigan Ave. Tower starts construction

Walsh Construction has started work on the 29-story Michigan Avenue Tower, a 229-unit building that will be the first new condo highrise to be built o [...]

Madigan altering tax cap proposal

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan did not call for a property tax cap bill last week as its chief backer, Cook County Assessor James Houlihan had [...]

Dubin breaks ground on Kilbourn Court

Dubin Residential has started construction on Kilbourn Court, a new development of 116 townhouses in Kilbourn Park, on the Northwest Side. The develop [...]

Little named CAR president-elect

The Chicago Board of Realtors has named Darlene Little president-elect of the 11,500-member real estate association. Little also is senior vice presid [...]

DeBat awarded HBAGC honor

Don DeBat, former real estate editor of the Chicago Sun-Times, will be the first media person ever to be inducted into the Court of Honor of the Home [...]

1111 S. Wabash offers free parking

Condominium sales have passed the 80 percent mark at 1111 S. Wabash, a 34-story highrise underway in the South Loop. Only 50 units remain in the 247-u [...]

Property tax relief proposed

Supporters of a bill that would provide tax breaks to property owners in gentrifying neighborhoods plan to push for a vote in the Illinois General Ass [...]

Park Alexandria leading West Loop sales

Park Alexandria, Magellan Development Group's 32-story condo tower at 125 S. Jefferson, led the West Loop during 2003. The project had 63 sales during [...]

Trump Tower selling quickly

Trump Tower, the lavish new project by New York real estate maven Donald Trump, sold more than 300 residences during the first couple of months of mar [...]
Breaking the mold

Breaking the mold

Progressive architecture gains a foothold in new Chicago housing In a crowded market, some developers say, it's become more important than ever to st [...]

Most condominium problems found in common areas, not units

Often condominium and loft buyers are encouraged not to worry about common element repair budgets in their search for that dream home downtown. Most p [...]

Condo conversions make comeback in value-conscious market

Condominium conversions are cooking again as Windy City developers offer a growing menu of units in 2003, real estate experts say. Appraisal Research [...]

Developers thinking small in tougher market for new homes

To counteract the glut of larger new-construction condominiums downtown, some of Chicago's most savvy developers are starting to think small, real est [...]

Simple review can prevent hazards on Chicago porches

Recently, while completing a three-story stair tower and porch inspection, I reached out and grabbed the two 30-foot posts, or uprights, and attempted [...]
Love at first site

Love at first site

Innovative architecture inspires RCR|DC's latest condos Development is generally a labor of money, not love, and nowhere is that in greater evidence [...]
Building Sterling homes

Building Sterling homes

Invsco aims high with new River North tower The 50-story Sterling, a new condominium tower with a bold, modern design of glass and concrete, rises ab [...]
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