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Price reductions at the Grande on Southport

Price reductions at the Grande on Southport

The Grande on Southport, 3214 N Southport Ave, was one of the only new-construction developments that Joe and I encountered during our recent visit to [...]
Rental and for-sale homes at Bucktown Point

Rental and for-sale homes at Bucktown Point

Bruce Fogelson's development company, Paramount Homes, has a reputation for building a series of "transit-oriented" developments next to or near CTA [...]
How Lake View found its "panache"

How Lake View found its "panache"

When Yehuda Cohen entered the real estate business more than 20 years ago, the Lake View community wasn't a first-look location for many homebuyers. [...]
Schools and the home-buying process

Schools and the home-buying process

What roles do school districts play in the minds of buyers? Realtor Yehuda Cohen talks about what he sees in the Lake View market in this segment fr [...]
Views of and from 50 East Chestnut's model

Views of and from 50 East Chestnut's model

This morning, I walked over to 50 East Chestnut, Jameson Real Estate's 34-story luxury high-rise in River North, to meet with representatives from Pre [...]
Where to find value in Lake View

Where to find value in Lake View

Where can buyers find good opportunities in Lake View? Look to Ashland Avenue, says Realtor Yehuda Cohen. He explains why in this part of his conver [...]
More price reductions at Bucktown conversion

More price reductions at Bucktown conversion

One year ago yesterday, Joe wrote that Prime Properties Realty was advertising "huge price reductions" for the four remaining condos in the 12-unit co [...]
Now and then: Yehuda Cohen reflects on the 2800 block of North Halsted Street

Now and then: Yehuda Cohen reflects on the 2800 block of North Halsted Street

A few weeks ago Joe Zekas met up with an old friend, Realtor Yehuda Cohen, to talk about Yehuda's 20-plus years of experience in Chicago real estate [...]
New construction with classic style at 2333 North Bosworth in Lincoln Park

New construction with classic style at 2333 North Bosworth in Lincoln Park

Unlike some of the condo developments near the busy intersection of Fullerton and Ashland avenues that have tended to have a modern design, this three [...]
Wrigleyville's 2009 new-construction lineup

Wrigleyville's 2009 new-construction lineup

In preparation for the Cubbies' first homestand (which may get off to a late start, from the looks of things), I sifted through the MLS for the late [...]
More green condos coming to Roscoe Village

More green condos coming to Roscoe Village

This three-unit development at 2039 - 2041 W Roscoe Ave has a number of unique features, but the one that caught my eye on the Wilkenson Blender Arch [...]
Walking the Southport corridor in Lake View

Walking the Southport corridor in Lake View

Realtors and developers love to tout their projects' proximity to the restaurants, bars and boutique stores lining Southport Avenue in Lake View. Ma [...]
Concept vs. execution: El Pacifico in Lake View

Concept vs. execution: El Pacifico in Lake View

Looking at the construction photo of El Pacifico that I took during a visit to the Southport corridor yesterday alongside the rendering makes it feel [...]
2353 West Belden is open for business

2353 West Belden is open for business

When I introduced 2353 West Belden in October, Jameson Real Estate was handling sales, and the five condos were priced from the $450s to the $540s. Si [...]
Sales update: Your last chance for The Chelsea

Sales update: Your last chance for The Chelsea

Buyers are running out of options at The Chelsea, one of the three or four condo projects that Stillpoint Development and Chicago Graystone Realty h [...]
Another look at Luxhaven in Roscoe Village

Another look at Luxhaven in Roscoe Village

Many new-construction brick buildings with street-facing balconies are very dark inside because the cement or wooden balcony floors cast a heavy shado [...]
Price reductions spur interest at 3133 Lofts

Price reductions spur interest at 3133 Lofts

Will new prices and a shift to a new brokerage get units moving again at a Lake View loft development? Denise Wilbur, who has worked with the conve [...]
Looking at Luxhaven with the developer

Looking at Luxhaven with the developer

If you are making the trip Roscoe Village this weekend to check out the new Paulina Brown Line station, one new development that will be hard to miss [...]
Video: SoNo's one-bedroom furnished model

Video: SoNo's one-bedroom furnished model

On Wednesday, Joe and I took a little field trip to SoNo, Smithfield Properties' 28-story high-rise at 860 W Blackhawk St in Lincoln Park. I had been [...]
Putting the Paulina station to good use

Putting the Paulina station to good use

Paulina's 'L' station is back in action. The Brown Line depot at 3410 N Lincoln Ave in Lake View was closed for more than a year as the CTA revamped [...]
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