Archive for Apartments

Chicago Bears’ John Fox: Creating Value in Unexpected Places

As of January 2015, John Fox has taken over as the Chicago Bears’ newest head coach. Fox started as an NFL football player and worked his way up through many coaching positions, eventually becoming  a head coach for both the Panthers and the Broncos. Now, Fox is the head coach of the Chicago Bears, bringing [Read More]

Blockbusters: Mapping the 10 Most Expensive Residential Buildings in Chicago

Although Chicago’s most expensive real estate is a long shot from the exorbitant sale prices seen in New York, San Francisco and Miami, the Windy City does have some big spenders. And perhaps not too surprisingly, a majority of the city’s most expensive residential buildings are located along the Magnificent Mile and within the Gold [Read More]

January 14, 2015 | Author: Curbed Chicago | Comments: Comments Off on Blockbusters: Mapping the 10 Most Expensive Residential Buildings in Chicago | Categories: Apartments, Chicago Condo, Chicago Real Estate News, Condos, Cook County, Locations

Market Reports: Chicago Ranked Relatively Low for 2014’s Highest Rent Prices

While rent prices are rising in Chicago, average rents are still nowhere near what San Franciscans, Washingtonians or New Yorkers are paying. According to new data from Zillow, Chicago doesn’t even break the top ten cities with the highest average rent. Instead, Chicago actually takes the number 15 spot, ranking just above Portland, Oregon and [Read More]

January 09, 2015 | Author: Curbed Chicago | Comments: Comments Off on Market Reports: Chicago Ranked Relatively Low for 2014’s Highest Rent Prices | Categories: Apartments, Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago

Rendering Reveals: New Apartment Tower Replacing Ugly South Loop Garage

The parking garage at the corner of Clark and Harrison will be getting demolished and replaced with a 24-story apartment building, according to a plan reported by Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily just before the New Year. The Thomas Roszak-designed tower includes 202 units and 3,000 square feet of retail on the ground floor. As [Read More]

January 05, 2015 | Author: Curbed Chicago | Comments: Comments Off on Rendering Reveals: New Apartment Tower Replacing Ugly South Loop Garage | Categories: Apartments, Chicago Real Estate News, Cook County, Locations

Development Du Jour: New bKL-Designed Apartments Coming to Milwaukee Avenue

In addition to approving Chicago’s first tower from New York’s Robert A.M. Stern Architects, last week the Chicago Plan Commission also green-lighted a plan from developer Akara Partners to build new apartments on Milwaukee Avenue. Designed by Chicago’s bKL Architecture, the new five story building will replace an industrial facility at 830 N Milwaukee Ave. [Read More]

December 24, 2014 | Author: Curbed Chicago | Comments: Comments Off on Development Du Jour: New bKL-Designed Apartments Coming to Milwaukee Avenue | Categories: Apartments, Chicago Real Estate News, Cook County, Locations

The Numbers: Surprise: North Side Rents Have (Mostly) Risen in 2014

[click to expand] If you live in Chicago (and you probably do), this news is not likely to surprise you too much: rents have gone up this year. Yes, rents across the North Side have mostly gone up in 2014. According to apartment search site Zumper, the the median rent in Chicago has gone up [Read More]

December 21, 2014 | Author: Curbed Chicago | Comments: Comments Off on The Numbers: Surprise: North Side Rents Have (Mostly) Risen in 2014 | Categories: Apartments, Chicago Real Estate News, Condos, Cook County, Locations, Single Family Homes, Townhomes

Apartment Boom Town: Nearly 400 New Apartment Units on the Way to South Loop

With a new 397 unit, $130M tower planned for 1001 South State Street, a joint venture with Golub announced before securing a construction loan, LA-based CIM Group is aggressively making a claim on Loop real estate. Depicted in the new rendering above, which shows the same curved profile from an earlier rendering, the project comes [Read More]

December 14, 2014 | Author: Curbed Chicago | Comments: Comments Off on Apartment Boom Town: Nearly 400 New Apartment Units on the Way to South Loop | Categories: Apartments, Chicago Real Estate News, Cook County, Locations