Urban Real Estate

New Eastside

  • Penthouse Coming Soon

    Penthouse Coming Soon
    New Eastside
    Wednesday, October 31, 2018
    Coming Soon Spectacular custom penthouse condo with permanent, unobstructed & stunning views of the river, city skyline, lake, navy pier. Magnificent details, this 3272 sq ft home boasts the finest upgrades, custom built-ins, Ashworth & Associates interior designer. Expansive foyer with tray ceiling opens to great room. 11ft ceilings! Custom kitchen - granite counters and custom cabinetry, Wolf appliances- sub zero refrigerator & wine cooler...
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  • Urban News - October 31, 2018

    Urban News - October 31, 2018
    New Eastside, Streeterville
    Wednesday, October 31, 2018
    Check out this Urban News section, looking at local and national news, events, and trends you just might want to learn more about. -- C hicago Landlords have converted some “clicks to bricks” in getting online retailers into neighborhood storefronts, but what does this mean long-term? The Real Deal takes a look. -- A slower but steady market is a positive sign among a cooling down market...
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  • New Eastside’s Urban Real Estate Gives Back to Neighbors (and Dogs) In Need

    New Eastside’s Urban Real Estate Gives Back to Neighbors (and Dogs) In Need
    In The News, New Eastside
    Monday, September 03, 2018
    The brokers at Urban Real Estate have proudly been involved in giving back to the community and to the housing industry since its inception more than twelve years ago. It is a value that is shared by the brokers, as well as the partners, who hold near and dear the goal to give back where they live, work, and play...
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  • Join us for Urban's Furever Home Pet Adoption Event

    Join us for Urban's Furever Home Pet Adoption Event
    In The News, New Eastside
    Thursday, August 02, 2018
    Join Urban Real Estate for its first-ever "Urban Furever Home Pet Adoption Event", with partner One Tail At A Time Dog Rescue, a no-kill, all-breed dog rescue, on Sunday, Aug. 26, from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. The New Eastside real estate brokerage will be hosting the event on the first floor of its office at 400 E. Randolph Street...
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  • Uniquely Combined Condo Just Listed at The Buckingham

    Uniquely Combined Condo Just Listed at The Buckingham
    Just Listed, New Eastside
    Monday, May 21, 2018
    Just Listed Combined units affording you 2300 sqft of living space and fabulous views facing north, east, west and south. Excellent use of space adding functionality to design. Over-sized kitchen and breakfast area looking out on to Maggie Daley park and south city skyline. Large living / dining room with views east of Navy Pier and north. Wood shelved library takes you from one unit into the other, where you have an office with a view...
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  • Single Women... Are Buying More Real Estate Than Men

    Single Women... Are Buying More Real Estate Than Men
    In The News, Near North, New Eastside, Streeterville
    Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    Single ladies got the gentlemen beat in real estate. Census and survey data indicates single women account for more real estate purchases than single men, says the Washington Post. According to the studies referenced, patterns indicate that "the share of home purchases by single women in 2017 — including never-married individuals, widows and divorcées — hit 22.8 percent, the highest on record...
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  • Is Time Almost Up for Low Interest Rates?

    Is Time Almost Up for Low Interest Rates?
    In The News, Loop, New Eastside, South Loop, Streeterville
    Wednesday, March 07, 2018
    It just might be happening. The new Fed chairman, Jerome H. Powell, says the Fed is likely to gradually increase rates this year. It is expected to bump up rates at least three times this year, in 0.25% increments, beginning this month, according to industry leader REALTOR.com. Often, after increased short-term rates, typically, increased mortgage rates follow suit...
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  • Chicago Among World's Best Cities to Live

    Chicago Among World's Best Cities to Live
    While this may come to no surprise to Chicagoans, the British Daily Mail rated the Windy City as "the best place to have fun and enjoy the city", according to the London-based paper. Chicago topped a list of the world's best cities, beating out London, New York, and Melbourne. For the second time in a row, Chicago was named the number one place for "having fun and enjoying city life", in the study by Time Out...
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  • Urban Rolls Out International Relocation Services Platform

    Urban Rolls Out International Relocation Services Platform
    Chicago-based Urban Real Estate (Urban) senior partner Michael Emery recently contributed to a Chicago Tribune article showcasing the attraction Chicago has to fellow British expatriates looking to invest in the Windy City. Recognizing Chicago has attributes many international buyers are highly attracted to, Urban has developed officially created a niche international relocation program, geared toward the investor abroad, looking to make a piece of the Midwest, theirs...
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  • Halloween Countdown With Haunted Places Around the World, CNN

    Halloween Countdown With Haunted Places Around the World, CNN
    Nothing says Halloween like a peek at places around the world known to spook even the least of believers out. Whether visiting the Banff Springs Hotel (pictured) where some say the ghost of a bride is a year-round guest, or Sterling Opera House where a ghost is a frequent attraction, author Robert Grenville shares accounts in his book, "Haunted Places," that just might make it on your destination list for their haunted tales...
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  • Gold Coast Splendor Gains Attention; Special Guided Video Tour

    Gold Coast Splendor Gains Attention; Special Guided Video Tour
    Garnering media attention and scheduled private showings from clients near and far, this 3,219 square foot residence in the Gold Coast's highly-coveted Carlyle is worth every glance it gets. Spacious, gorgeous, and with stunning views of the Magnificent Mile and Oak Street Beach, it is a must-see work of art. To see what everyone is raving about, check out the property's guided tour by Urban Real Estate's Justin Oliver...
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  • Chicago Air & Water Show - Where will you watch from?

    Chicago Air & Water Show - Where will you watch from?
    Gold Coast, Loop, New Eastside, Streeterville
    Friday, August 18, 2017
    With a gorgeous weekend ahead, you can't miss one of the city's greatest summer events, the annual Chicago Air & Water Show. While you may have already heard and seen practice runs along the lakefront, the actual festivities are this Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. DNAinfo shares some of the "best" places to see it all !
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  • Matt Silver Showcased In Trade Magazine's "Who's Who"

    Matt Silver Showcased In Trade Magazine's "Who's Who"
    Urban partner Matt Silver is featured in this issue of "Who's Who in Chicagoland Real Estate", presented by Chicago Agent Magazine, a real estate trade publication. Matt, who is wrapping up his one-year term as president of the Chicago Association of REALTORS, talks about balancing giving back and his real estate business. Read more about one of Urban's own here.
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  • 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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