Urban Real Estate
  • Monday Real Estate Round-Up

    Monday Real Estate Round-Up
    Monday, February 08, 2016
    Chicago Starchitect Jeanne Gang's Studio Gang has revived plans for a new project in Hyde Park. The project, proposed for a parking lot at 5540 S. Cornell Ave. and known as Solstice on the Park, would feautre 250 rental units or, possibly, 200 apartments and a 160-room hotel. For more on the project, head over to Curbed Chicago here ...
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  • Chicago Buyers Aren't Using Cash

    Chicago Buyers Aren't Using Cash
    Friday, February 05, 2016
    Real estate markets across the country continued to see cash sales decline as a percentage of the total market, a sign of a continuing return to health. Nationally, CoreLogic reported that cash sales fell 2.6 percent as a share of the market as of the third quarter of 2015 but nationally they still averaged 36.4 percent, up from the pre-crash average of about 25 percent...
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  • Redevelopment Would Bring 1100 Apartments To North Side

    Redevelopment Would Bring 1100 Apartments To North Side
    Thursday, February 04, 2016
    An exciting transformation could be coming to a largely vacant public housing development in the area of Lakeview/Roscoe Village. A team of developers from Related Midwest unveiled a proposal yesterday that would bring 1,116 residential units in a new mixed-income community ideally located along the Chicago River...
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  • Chicago's Top Selling Neighborhoods in 2015

    Chicago's Top Selling Neighborhoods in 2015
    Tuesday, February 02, 2016
    The latest numbers are in and the top selling neighborhoods for 2015 in Chicago are in predictably condo-heavy neighborhoods. Number one: the Near North Side with a total of 2,780 sales. It's followed in second place by West Town with 1,755 sales and Lincoln Park with 1,497. Changing it up and looking at single family home sales brings some dramatic differences...
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