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New Eastside

  • Vista Tower Completes Permits

    Vista Tower Completes Permits
    Industry News, New Eastside
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    The newest skyscraper that will change the city's skyline has officially obtained all its permits. The Vista Tower, a Studio Gang-designed super-tall that will eventually rise 95 stories to become the city's third largest building received their final construction permit and is moving along now at full speed. The 1,186-foot tower will eventually feature 406 luxury condos, a 192-room hotel and retail space. It is expected to cost more than $1 billion to build...
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  • Inventory Shortages On the Rise, Driving Prices to New Highs

    Inventory Shortages On the Rise, Driving Prices to New Highs
    Andersonville, East Lakeview, New Eastside
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    This week, as brokers from Urban Real Estate joined thousands of involved REALTORS from across the country on Capitol Hill to inform legislators about the importance of preserving pro-consumer homeowner actions, lending programs, and flood insurance, the National Association of REALTORS chief economist, Lawrence Yun, shared his insights with Housing Wire, including that of impending increases on rents and home prices...
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  • Coming Soon! Rarely Available 3 Bedroom at Harbor Point

    Coming Soon! Rarely Available 3 Bedroom at Harbor Point
    Harbor Point, New Eastside
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    COMING SOON TO MARKET Rarely available 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath home at Harbor Point. Panoramic views of Lake Michigan, Navy Pier, DuSable Harbor, Grant Park, and a stunning skyline. This home features a dramatic "on the curve" floor plan with neutral finishes. Amenities include: sun drenched pool and outdoor sundeck & patio with grills; an on-site grocery store, management office, and 24-hour door staff. View more photos and property details here!
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  • Congratulations to the Park in Our Backyard, Millennium Park!

    Congratulations to the Park in Our Backyard, Millennium Park!
    In The News, Loop, New Eastside
    Thursday, April 06, 2017
    Our backyard's park is making pretty big news... Chicago's super-special, every-growing, and favorite gem for downtown residents has now become a number one hit to those who visit our great city, too! Millennium Park has been named one of the top 10 most-visited sites and number one in the Midwest, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events said Thursday...
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  • Tips And Ways to Check Out A Neighborhood Before Making It Home, CNBC Discusses

    Tips And Ways to Check Out A Neighborhood Before Making It Home, CNBC Discusses
    Walk the neighborhood, grab lunch, and even go through during odd hours and garbage pick-up, just to get a better sense of where you'll be living, entrepeneur and real estate mogul Sidney Torres, host of CNBC's "The Deed", discusses. Urban Real Estate brokers often urge clients to do the same if they are moving to new neighborhoods, especially if moving from the suburbs to the city, or from one neighborhood to a totally different part of town...
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  • Open House | Sat. March 18th | 12pm-2pm

    Open House | Sat. March 18th | 12pm-2pm
    New Eastside
    Friday, March 17, 2017
    OPEN HOUSE - 400 E Randolph, Units 2324 & 2408 Saturday, March 18th - 12:00pm to 2:00pm Come see two stunning 1 bed/1 bath units at 400 E Randolph. This amenity rich building has a massive gym, spa facility, geodesic domed indoor pool and 2 level sundeck. The building's amenities also include onsite management, 24hr doormen and a shuttle bus into the loop. Located just within a short walk to Millennium Park, Maggie Daley Park, Lake Front and Loop...
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  • Making News This Week: Urban's Giancarlo Chavez and his Client's Contract for an $8.6 Million Condo in Highly-Anticipated Vista Tower

    Making News This Week: Urban's Giancarlo Chavez and his Client's Contract for an $8.6 Million Condo in Highly-Anticipated Vista Tower
    Urban Real Estate broker Giancarlo Chavez and his client's contract for an $8.6 million a full-floor penthouse residence at Chicago's Vista Tower, made news locally and across the country, as it joins the ranks of Chicago's most expensive homes listed for sale. See what local and national media had to say: Major Chicago Stories from the News: Front Page Story, New Eastside News Chicago Tribune: Wanda Vista developers see high-end demand; $8...
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  • Urban's Matt Silver talks to Crain's about Chicago's Jump-Started January Sales

    Urban's Matt Silver talks to Crain's about Chicago's Jump-Started January Sales
    The new year came in with a bang, as housing market data indicates a strong January in Chicago-area home sales. Matt Silver, partner with Urban Real Estate and president of the Chicago Association of REALTORS, gave his insight to Crain's Chicago Business on just what this means for buyers and sellers in today's market. Check out the entire article here .
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  • Urban's Matt Silver Talks Real Estate & Millennials to U.S. News and World Report

    Urban's Matt Silver Talks Real Estate & Millennials to U.S. News and World Report
    Matt Silver, Urban partner and 2017 president of the Chicago Association of REALTORS, shared his insights on how the real estate transaction has evolved - especially in the execution of contracts to meet the needs of the tech-savvy, always connected, younger buyer. Read the entire article here .
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  • Urban Partner Matt Silver's Cover Story as President of Trade Association

    Urban Partner Matt Silver's Cover Story as President of Trade Association
    Urban proudly celebrates partner Matt Silver and his installation as president of real estate trade organization, Chicago Association of REALTORS. Learn more about Matt, and his vision for where the industry's opportunities are to thrive in 2017 in this issue of CR Magazine
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  • Chris Vernald Talks Home Improvement

    Chris Vernald Talks Home Improvement
    Chris Vernald, New Eastside
    Tuesday, November 01, 2016
    As homeowners look to spruce up their home, residential experts at Urban Real Estate find that the easiest repairs can have the greatest impact. Whether you are considering selling or not, maintaining your home’s value is key to your own asset, as well as to keeping your home beautiful. Before you start painting walls - read these tips to help you maximize your return, and still beautify your home...
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  • Navy Pier Views Just Sold at Harbor Point

    Navy Pier Views Just Sold at Harbor Point
    Just Sold, New Eastside
    Monday, September 12, 2016
    Upgraded NE corner 1 Bed / 1.5 Bath with Lake Michigan, Navy Pier, and New Eastside city views. Remodeled kitchen features granite counters, Stainless Steel appliances, and 42” cabinetry. Hardwood floors throughout, upgraded bathrooms, organized master closet. Floor-to-ceiling storage cage included. Full amenity building steps from Millennium Park, Maggie Daley Park, cultural & theater districts, and Michigan Ave...
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  • Vista Tower Officially Breaks Ground

    Vista Tower Officially Breaks Ground
    Industry News, New Eastside
    Wednesday, September 07, 2016
    What will eventually become Chicago's third-tallest building broke ground today, with local dignitaries and others from China on hand to witness the historic moment. The Jeanne Gang-designed tower will eventually reach a height of 1,186 feet and will include both a hotel and condo residences. The tower is a joint venture between Magellan Development and China's Dalian Wanda Group, that country's biggest real estate company...
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  • Senior Partner Michael Emery Featured in New Eastside News

    Senior Partner Michael Emery Featured in New Eastside News
    In The News, New Eastside
    Thursday, August 25, 2016
    Urban Real Estate's own Senior Partner Michael Emery recently sat down with New Eastside News to discuss his role on the local Multiple Listing Service’s (MLS) board of managers, Midwest Real Estate Data, as well as the importance of accurate information available to consumers in regards to the buying and selling of residential real estate...
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  • Breathtaking High Floor Home Just Sold at Harbor Point

    Breathtaking High Floor Home Just Sold at Harbor Point
    Just Sold, New Eastside
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016
    Breathtaking unobstructed views from wrap-around windows of Chicago's Magnificent Mile skyline, Lake Michigan, Monroe Harbor, Maggie Daley Park, Millennium Park, and Grant Park. All in a recently renovated large 2 bed + den, 2.5 bath on the 51st floor. First-rate finishes throughout: hardwood floors, in-unit laundry, and large master bedroom with walk-in closet...
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  • Just Listed at Outer Drive East!

    Just Listed at Outer Drive East!
    Just Listed, New Eastside
    Friday, August 12, 2016
    Spacious, light-filled 1 Bed / 1 Bath with 18 foot balcony offers views overlooking New Eastside parks, Lake Michigan, and the tip of Navy Pier. Parquet floors throughout with an updated kitchen and newer appliances. Updated bathroom tile and vanity; Three large closets. Amenity rich building with huge fitness center & spa facility. Two level sun deck with grills and a geodesic domed indoor pool...
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  • Just Listed at Harbor Point in the New Eastside

    Just Listed at Harbor Point in the New Eastside
    Just Listed, New Eastside
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    Rarely available 2 Bed / 2 Bath home in 08 tier. Panoramic views of Lake Michigan, Navy Pier and DuSable Harbor from your living room. Hardwood floors throughout; Murphy bed in 2 nd bedroom. Pocket door between living room and bedroom. The kitchen and bathrooms have all been beautifully upgraded. Built-in bookcases in living room and 2 nd bedroom. Giant master closet. Washer/dryer hook-up...
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  • Vista Tower Gets First Permits

    Vista Tower Gets First Permits
    Industry News, New Eastside
    Friday, August 05, 2016
    The New Eastside's latest addition will soon begin construction, adding an architectural landmark and becoming one of the city's tallest structures. The Jeanne Gang-designed super tall tower will be 93-stories tall and has just received its permits for caisson drilling, a necessary first step when constructing a skyscraper in Chicago. When completed, it will have both condo residences and a hotel component. Read more at Curbed Chicago here .
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  • Spectacular Home Just Listed at Park Millennium

    Spectacular Home Just Listed at Park Millennium
    Just Listed, New Eastside
    Monday, July 18, 2016
    Perfect split 2 Bed / 2 Bath condominium home at the Park Millennium. East views from a large balcony overlook Lake Michigan, Navy Pier, and the New Eastside. Unit features hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, in-unit wash/dryer, floor-to-ceiling windows, walk-in closet and granite counter tops...
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  • Strong Sales At Wanda Vista

    Strong Sales At Wanda Vista
    Industry News, New Eastside
    Friday, July 15, 2016
    The New Eastside’s newest tower Wanda Vista is having brisk sales, though it hasn’t yet broken ground. The developer behind the 95-story project has confirmed to various media sources that the tower has moved a quarter of its 406 condominiums, roughly $200 million in sales. While the exact breakdown of which units are selling isn’t yet confirmed, the building is drawing its share of interest both locally and from foreign investors...
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