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Award-winng Bold L&H Lofts showcase Green Rental Apartments
Friday, December 03, 2010
The award-winning Bold L&H Lofts is a totally renovated “true-green” rental loft building and Chicago’s newest landmark property at 2620 W. Washington St. in the West Loop.
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New Selection of Residences Grand Opens at Crown Point at the Reserve in Danbury CT
Monday, September 20, 2010
Whiteco Residential, LLC has announced the grand opening of section II at Crown Point at the Reserve, the largest new construction luxury apartment community in the picturesque tree-lined countryside of Danbury, Connecticut
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1418 N. LAKE SHORE DRIVE—ILLINOIS’ FIRST SMOKE-FREE CONDOMINIUM
Monday, September 13, 2010
Condominium owners at 1418 N. Lake Shore Drive, a luxury 28-unit high-rise on the Gold Coast, have voted to become Illinois’ first smoke-free condo building by prohibiting cigarette, cigar, pipe or any other smoking in the property’s common areas and individual residences.
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SOUTH SHORE DRIVE EXPANSION LEADS TO CHICAGO LAKESIDE DEVELOPMENT
Friday, August 27, 2010
The planned expansion of South Lake Shore Drive beginning in 2012 will create a pedestrian friendly four-lane boulevard leading to the heart of Chicago Lakeside, a proposed new mixed-use lakefront neighborhood. A sweeping master plan by McCaffery Interests Inc. for Chicago Lakeside calls for the development of up to 13,575 homes, 17.5 million square feet of retail and commercial space, parks and a new harbor with 1,500 boat slips on the last major piece of land available for development on the eastern edge of the South Chicago neighborhood on the city’s lakefront.
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THE COMMONS AT TOWN CENTER IN VERNON HILLS OFFERS ALTERNATIVE TO OWNING
Friday, August 27, 2010
Upscale apartments at The Commons at Town Center, a new 85-unit rental development in north suburban Vernon Hills, offer all of the perks of living in a luxury condominium without the financial stress of ownership.
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PuroClean Property Restoration Specialists Cautions Chicago Homeowners to Stay Alert for Signs of Indoor Mold
Thursday, August 19, 2010
PuroClean Property Restoration Specialists Cautions Chicago Homeowners to Stay Alert for Signs of Indoor Mold Prevention and quick clean-up are keys to a mold-free home
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FIRST 10 BUYERS RECEIVE DRAMATIC PRICING DISCOUNTS AT CHESS LOFTS
Tuesday, July 06, 2010
The first 10 home buyers will receive 40 to 50 percent discounts on the purchase price of a loft at Chess Lofts, a 119-unit loft development at 320 E. 21st Street in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood.
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U.S. EPA Rule on Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair and Painting Goes into Effect in Chicago
Friday, June 18, 2010
U.S. EPA Rule on Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair and Painting Goes into Effect in Chicago Local specialist with PuroClean Property Restoration Specialists explains details of new law
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PREMIERE BUILDER OFFERS LAST 11 HOMES AT CLOSE-OUT PRICES
Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Buyers have a last chance to purchase one of only 11 remaining residences for sale at The Heritage of Palatine, a new condominium development at 50 South Greeley Street in downtown northwest suburban Palatine.
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PET LOVERS ATTRACTED TO BELLE PLAINE COMMONS IN NORTH CENTER
Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Pet lovers who are 55 and older are finding that a condo at Belle Plaine Commons in Chicago’s North Center neighborhood is a perfect fit for residents who are downsizing and streamlining their lifestyles.
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FEDERAL AUCTIONS & BROKERAGE FIRM LAUNCHED IN CHICAGO’S GREEKTOWN
Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Kenneth A. Goldberg—one of Chicago’s most experienced real estate professionals—has launched Federal Auctions & Brokerage, a new real estate brokerage firm with offices at 843 W. Van Buren in Chicago’s Greek Town neighborhood.
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New Single-Family Residence Choices For Autumn Buying Tour
Thursday, November 05, 2009
With families shopping for pre-holiday housing deals, the autumn home-hunting season in full swing in Chicago. Now is the time for serious buyers shopping to get off the fence and into a marketplace loaded with great deals and innovative designs, real estate experts say.
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Bluestone Development Starts Pre-Sales Of Six Homes At Fletcher Row
Thursday, November 05, 2009
Pre-sales are now underway for six luxury single-family homes planned in the second phase of Fletcher Row, a 16-unit residential enclave at 2424 West Fletcher St. in the West Roscoe Village neighborhood.
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Panoramic Views Showcased at 235 Van Buren in Financial District
Wednesday, November 04, 2009
CHICAGO—235 Van Buren, an innovative new 47-story condominium tower nearing completion in the Financial District on the southwestern edge of the Loop, showcases “sleeper views,” according to developer Colin Kihnke.
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CMK MODERN ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN HIGHLIGHT 235 VAN BUREN
Thursday, September 24, 2009
The ultimate in urban-cool architecture and design has been unveiled at the 46-story 235 Van Buren, one of the tallest modern new buildings downtown.
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BELLE PLAINE COMMONS BUYERS DOWNSIZE TO FIND ‘RIGHT SIZE’ CONDO
Thursday, September 24, 2009
Many of the “55-or-better” buyers at Belle Plaine Commons are downsizing their lifestyles while transitioning into “new beginnings.” Along the way, they are learning that less is sometimes more.
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TOWNE BROOKE COMMONS LUXURY APARTMENTS OPEN FOR LEASING IN BROOKFIELD
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Whiteco Residential, LLC has announced the grand opening of Towne Brooke Commons, a new 102-unit luxury apartment community in the picturesque tree-lined countryside of Brookfield, Connecticut.
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SUCCESS AT 235 VAN BUREN SHOWS HOUSING REVIVAL IS UNDERWAY
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
With seven sales contracts taken in July and more than 100 closings during the past weeks, the success at 235 Van Buren shows a housing market revival is underway in the Financial District on the southern edge of Chicago’s Loop.
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NEW WEST REALTY: MOVING FORWARD IN A RECOVERING HOUSING MARKET
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
New West Realty Group’s innovative and historic contributions to the development of the Near West Side and other Chicago “fringe neighborhoods” over the past three decades has helped these areas grow into viable residential enclaves of affordable homes, real estate experts say.
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NOW IS THE BEST TIME TO BUY AT R.FRANCZAK COMMUNITITES
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
With today’s low mortgage interest rates and an abundance of available new-construction condominiums for sale in the Chicagoland area now may be the best “buyer’s market” since the mid-1980s, real estate experts say.
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TWO NEW MODEL CONDOMINIUMS ON VIEW AT 1555 WABASH IN SOUTH LOOP
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Two new furnished condominium models are open for viewing at 1555 Wabash, a 176-unit new-construction mid-rise that borders the Central Station enclave, one of the South Loop’s hottest residential districts.
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HABITAR DESIGN TAKES AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH IN CUSTOM-HOME DESIGN
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Does the interior of your home need an update to match your ever-changing lifestyle?
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IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY AT CATALPA GARDENS CONDOMINIUMS IN EDGEWATER
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
A developer closeout for 61 brand new immediate-occupancy condominiums is underway at Catalpa Gardens Condominiums, a 126-unit mid-rise development at 1122 W. Catalpa Ave. in the Edgewater neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side.
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BELLE PLAINE COMMONS COMMUNITY ATTRACTS MATURE FIRST-TIME BUYERS
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Who says first-time home buyers have to be young? At Belle Plaine Commons, an affordably priced 92-unit condominium development at 2335 W. Belle Plaine in the heart of the North Center neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side, novice condominium buyers age 55-or-better are discovering the joys of homeownership.
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EXOTIC CHINATOWN EXPANDING WITH NEW CONDOMINIUMS, HOTELS AND SHOPPING
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Exotic, mysterious and burgeoning, Chinatown is one of Chicago’s premiere destinations and home to more than 10,000 residences. It also is a Near Southwest Side neighborhood that literally is bursting at the seams.
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EIGHT INNOVATIVE CONDOMINIUM DESIGNS READY AT LAKE PARK GATEWAY II
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Eight innovative new condominiums are available for immediate delivery Lake Park Gateway II, a 23-unit luxury development underway at 1223-1249 E. 46th St. in the North Kenwood/Oakland neighborhood.
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AMERICAN INVSCO UNVEILS ‘VAN GOGH TERRACE’ AT 200 NORTH DEARBORN
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
American Invsco recently unveiled the “Van Gogh Terrace,” a landscaped roof-top garden accented by classic wall-mural reproductions of the Dutch master’s paintings at 200 N. Dearborn, 47-story Loop tower now being converted to condominium ownership.
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CLOSEOUT SALE AT CENTURY TOWER PRIVATE RESIDENCES IN THE LOOP
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
A final closeout sale of both affordable and luxury residences is underway at the $60-million Century Tower, a historic 28-story condominium conversion at 182 West Lake Street in the heart of Chicago’s Loop.
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NEW HOMES AT FOREST PRESERVE ENCLAVES OF EDGEBROOK, FOREST GLEN
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
The Edgebrook and Forest Glen communities are often considered “suburbs-in-the-city” due to their close proximity to forest preserves.
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TOP-NOTCH AMENITIES DRAW RENTERS TO OAK PARK PLACE LUXURY APARTMENTS
Friday, August 07, 2009
Renters are attracted to the top-notch amenities at the newly completed Oak Park Place, a luxury 14-story development of edgy, soft-loft apartment homes in downtown west suburban Oak Park.
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ROOFTOP RETREATS ADD TO THE CHICAGO-AREA’S GREEN URBAN LIFESTYLE
Monday, July 20, 2009
Green-minded condominium buyers in today’s market expect urban developers to include landscaped common-area space as part of the lifestyle package in a residential development, real estate experts say.
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ECO-CHIC MODEL SHOWCASES ULTRA GREEN DECOR AT THE HERITAGE OF PALATINE
Thursday, April 16, 2009
PALATINE—The eco-friendly Colfax is one of ten brand new luxury models are open for viewing at The Heritage of Palatine, a new 48-unit luxury condominium development at 50 South Greeley Street in downtown Palatine.
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CHICAGO RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPERS RISE TO MEET DEMAND FOR GREEN HOUSING
Thursday, April 16, 2009
Green living is in vogue in the Windy City, from the roof top of City Hall to a growing collection of new green-living residential developments now underway in downtown Chicago and outlying neighborhoods.
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Bargins, Incentives and Immediate Occupancy- SUBURBAN HOME AND CONDO CHOICES OFFERED FOR QUICK PRE-SPRING MOVE-INS
Monday, February 16, 2009
Now that the Super Bowl is history, the pre-spring home hunting season officially is under way in the suburbs. Qualified Chicago home buyers who are willing to close a deal quickly and move in now will find an abundance of once-in-a-lifetime deals for the purchase of condominiums, townhomes and single-family homes that are ready for immediate occupancy, real estate experts say.
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Integrisys: The Tech Quarterback:SUPER BOWL PARTIES BRING PRO-SPORTS EXCITEMENT INTO THE HOME
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
CHICAGO—Super Bowl parties, the big-screen and entertaining friends at home go hand-in-hand during the post-holiday season, and Integrisys—Chicago’s leading home technology company—has all the solutions to quarterback a memorable sports-viewing experience in 2009.
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Immediate Occupancy:NEW TOWNHOME MODEL OPEN AT CORNELIA COURT IN WEST ROSCOE VILLAGE
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
CHICAGO—A new professionally decorated and furnished 3-story model townhome is open for viewing at Cornelia Court, an award-winning 63-unit townhome development at 3007 W. Cornelia Ave. in Chicago’s West Roscoe Village neighborhood.
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Downtown Parking Closeout:FINAL 105 INDOOR SPACES FOR SALE AT FIELD HARBOR PARKING GARAGE
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
CHICAGO—With parking fees in downtown Chicago headed for $6.50 per hour at a privatized city parking meter, more and more wise motorists are shopping for a better deal and finding it at Field Harbor Parking located at 165 N. Field Drive, just east of the Loop.
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AMERICAN INVSCO INTERNATIONAL REACHES ACROSS THE GLOBE FOR BUYERS
Monday, January 12, 2009
CHICAGO—American Invsco is reaching across the globe to foreigners who are seeking to buy condominiums in Chicago, according to the nation’s largest condo converter.
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STUART HANDLER HONORED WITH ‘FRIEND OF THE INDUSTRY’ AWARD
Monday, January 12, 2009
CHICAGO—Stuart Handler, CEO of Chicago-based TLC Management, has been cited as the 2008 “Friend of the Industry” Award recipient by the Chicagoland Apartment Association (CAA).
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BACK-TO-THE-CITY COUPLE DRAWN TO 50 EAST CHESTNUT ON GOLD COAST
Monday, January 12, 2009
CHICAGO—Once upon a time, interior designer Ann Cullinane and her husband were city folks, who moved out to the suburbs to raise a family. When the call of the city beckoned for their return, the couple zeroed in to purchase a new dwelling at 50 East Chestnut, a 39-story boutique condominium high-rise at the corner of Rush and Chestnut on the Gold Coast only steps west of Michigan Avenue’s “Magnificent Mile.”
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2008 Camme Awards Honors Excellence of the Apartment Industry
Friday, January 09, 2009
SCHILLER PARK—The 2008 CAMME Awards—the “Academy Awards” of Chicagoland’s apartment industry—paid homage to nearly every aspect of the business—from posh downtown high-rise design to the maintenance staff of suburban rental complexes.
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AT HOME FOR HOLIDAYS IN HARBOR COUNTRY: ‘IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE’
Friday, December 12, 2008
CHICAGO—Reconnecting with family and times of earlier innocence this holiday season is only 70 miles away from the Chicago’s Loop in Michigan’s tranquil Harbor Country.
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CHICAGO’S LUXURY TOWNHOMES SHOWCASE LIVABILITY AND PRIVACY
Friday, December 12, 2008
Luxury living in a private landscaped environment without the worry of maintenance. Those are the attractions of a new-construction urban townhome, and choices abound in the Chicago area for both move-up buyers and empty-nester purchasers, experts say.
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LUXURY TOWNHOME AND ROWHOME CHOICES ABOUND IN CHICAGO’S SUBURBS
Friday, December 12, 2008
If you are shopping for a new luxury townhome, rowhome or villa-style duplex in Chicago’s north and northwest suburbs, choices abound in 2008, experts say. These spacious homes offer open living areas, high-end finishes and luxury amenities. Some developments showcase water and lake views. Most offer a nice front yard, deck, balcony or patio space, a garage.
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CHICAGO HOME CHOICES OFFERED FOR QUICK MOVE-IN OVER THE HOLIDAYS
Friday, December 12, 2008
Qualified Chicago home buyers who are willing to close a deal quickly and move in over the holidays will find an abundance of once-in-a-lifetime deals for the purchase of condominiums, townhomes and single-family homes that are ready for immediate occupancy, real estate experts say.
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WHY A CORNELIA COURT TOWNHOME IS MORE LIVABLE THAN A CONDOMINIUM
Friday, December 05, 2008
CHICAGO—For home shoppers who can’t decide between a townhome or condominium, builder Steven V. Frytz of Anchor General offers plenty of reasons to upgrade your lifestyle to a higher level with townhome living. “One of the best attributes of a townhome is there is more privacy—no one lives above or below you,” said Frytz who is developing Cornelia Court, an award-winning 63-unit townhome development at 3001 W. Cornelia Ave. in Chicago’s West Roscoe Village neighborhood. “In a condominium, you have common walls as well as common ceilings and you can often hear noisy neighbors, especially those with playful children or Gen-Xs with loud stereo systems,” said Frytz, who is developer of Cornelia Court through Cornelia Court LLC.
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SALES OF CUSTOM HOMESITES NOW UNDERWAY AT THE ENCLAVE IN BARTLETT
Friday, December 05, 2008
BARTLETT—Custom home shoppers looking for a sprawling homesite starting from the $190,000-range must come see the best kept secret in southwest suburban Bartlett.
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DAHLIA TOWNHOME MODEL FOR SALE AT TIMBER OAKS IN JOLIET
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
JOLIET-The fully-decorated and extensively upgraded Dahlia model townhome is now for sale at Kipling Home's Timber Oaks community on the far west side of Joliet, near Illinois 55 and Illinois 80. “This builder decorated model for sale really is the perfect home for someone to move into in time for the New Year,” said Kathy Dames-Mattox, vice president of Kipling Homes. “In addition, in true holiday spirit Kipling Homes is offering buyers a $24,000-plus limited-time incentive off the purchase price.”
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THREE BUILDER MODEL HOMES REMAIN FOR SALE AT DEVONSHIRE IN SHOREWOOD
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
Final Close-Out THREE BUILDER MODEL HOMES REMAIN FOR SALE AT DEVONSHIRE IN SHOREWOOD SHOREWOOD-Three award-winning builder model homes are now for sale at Devonshire at Kipling Estates in southwest suburban Shorewood. These are the last three homes for sale at the already sold out community.
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APARTMENT MANAGERS NEED TO SCREEN FORMER SUBPRIME BORROWERS
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
SCHILLER PARK—The fallout from the subprime mortgage disaster not only is reverberating throughout the economy and putting a squeeze on the for-sale housing market, it also is having an impact on the rental apartment market. According to a national study, borrowers who are in the process of defaulting on their subprime mortgages and soon may be apartment hunting typically have credit scores that are 24 percent lower than a qualified apartment renter.
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DEBUT CLASSIC HOLIDAY MOVIES IN YOUR MEDIA ROOM OR HOME THEATER
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
DEBUT CLASSIC HOLIDAY MOVIES IN YOUR MEDIA ROOM OR HOME THEATER By DeBat Media Services CHICAGO—Millions of Americans have watched director Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” and other classic holiday films countless times over the years on television. But George Velazquez, principal at Chicago-based Integrisys, Chicago’s leading home technology company, is betting that they haven’t really seen these beloved films until they’ve experienced them in their very own media room on a flat-panel professionally wall-mounted TV, or a dedicated home theater room with projector, screen and high-performance surround sound. “Some of the greatest holiday movies of all time take on new luster and intimacy when viewed in your own media room on your high-definition flat-panel TV or in your home theater room designed by Integrisys,” Velazquez said. “A fully equipped Integrisys media room or home theater can be an ideal setting to relive some of the most memorable moments in Christmas cinema,” said Brad Weintraub, principal of Chicago-based Integrisys, which currently is installing custom-tailored home technology systems at The Residences at 900 and 6 South Michigan, two a luxury condominium towers on Michigan Avenue.
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100,000 HOME BUYERS SHOP VIA COMCAST DIGITAL CABLE EACH MONTH
Monday, November 10, 2008
CHICAGO—Nearly 100,000 Chicago-area Digital Cable customers are flocking to Comcast’s Real Estate On Demand each month to tour new housing developments and resale home listings using their remote controls, and the viewing numbers are growing.
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ONE PLACE CONDOMINIUMS CHIC FURNISHED MODEL ON VIEW IN SOUTH LOOP
Monday, November 10, 2008
CHICAGO—“Ultra-Lounge Chic” is the design theme for an edgy professionally furnished and decorated 2-bedroom model that recently opened for viewing at the 96-unit One Place Condominiums in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood. “Interior designer Lindy Britten created a memorable model interior highlighted by a neutral color palette of stone, pewter and ebony punctuated with vibrant splashes of crimson in Residence 310 at our new-construction mid-rise
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SHOPPING WILL BE EASY AT THE ROOSEVELT COLLECTION IN SOUTH LOOP
Monday, November 10, 2008
CHICAGO—The Roosevelt Collection, a $900-million mixed-use residential and retail enclave at 150 W. Roosevelt Rd. in the burgeoning South Loop neighborhood, gives residents a rare opportunity to shop steps from where they live.
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APARTMENT RENTS EXPECTED TO EASE FOLLOWING DOWNTURN IN ECONOMY
Monday, November 10, 2008
Despite the subprime mortgage debacle and bank failures of in 2008, all is not doom and gloom in the apartment industry, nor in the economy. “It’s just a weaker market,” said Ron Devries, vice president of Appraisal Research Counselors, a real estate appraisal and consulting firm. “The job market has weakened. There are less people employed.” “Preview 2009,” held recently at the Union League Club in downtown Chicago, gave CAA members an outlook of what to expect next year. The 300-member CAA represents more than 2,500 apartment professionals who own or manage more than 600 properties and more than 136,000 apartments in the greater six-county Chicago area. The preview speakers included an economist, a panel of landlords and developers, and industry consultants. Preview 2009 viewed the apartment market through the remarkable economic circumstances facing Americans in general, including bank failures, a looming credit crisis, the government’s multi-billion dollar Wall Street bailout plan, volatile gas prices, soaring food prices, record foreclosures, and spiraling real estate values.
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GROUND BROKEN FOR PARK AT BELLE PLAINE COMMONS IN NORTH CENTER
Monday, October 27, 2008
A ground-breaking ceremony was held recently for a park on the campus that houses several senior living facilities, including Belle Plaine Commons, a 5-story, 92-unit new-construction affordable condominium development at 2335 W. Belle Plaine Avenue near Irving Park and Western avenues in the North Center neighborhood.
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CITY EMPLOYEE BUYER INCENTIVES AT LEXINGTON PARK IN SOUTH LOOP
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
CHICAGO-Policemen, firefighters, Chicago public school teachers or any other City of Chicago employee now qualifies for a $5,000 incentive when purchasing a new condominium at Lexington Park Condominiums in the South Loop, according to Chieftain Group, the developer.
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CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY AT THE HERITAGE OF PALATINE BROWNSTONES
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
PALATINE—Construction is well underway at The Heritage of Palatine Brownstones, a private collection of only seven distinctive rowhomes on Greeley Street at Washington in downtown Palatine. “Excavation is complete and the foundations for all seven row homes have been poured at The Heritage of Palatine Brownstones,” said Katie Campbell, sales manager for R. Franczak & Associates. “Construction is moving at a rapid pace and we expect to have out first occupancies in the rowhomes in mid to late 2009.”
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DEBATMEDIA SWEEPS PUBLIC RELATIONS CATAGORIES AT 2008 SAMMY AWARDS
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
CHICAGO—DeBat Media, Inc., a Chicago-based real estate media consulting firm, was cited for three public relations awards at the 2008 Sammy Awards sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago. “DeBat Media has consistently performed in the public relations and graphic design categories of the Sammy Awards sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago, winning 38 awards over the past 13 years,” said Alan Lev, president of the Home Builders of Greater Chicago.
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CENTRUM: Luxury Models open at Willow lake in Lake Forest
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
LAKE FOREST—A swank villa homes model—professionally decorated and furnished by the architectural firm of Darcy Bonner and Associates—is open for viewing at Willow Lake, an upscale 52-unit development in Lake Forest on Chicago’s North Shore.
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FIVE LUXURY HOMES SOLD IN ONE WEEK AT THREE CITY DEVELOPMENTS
Friday, September 05, 2008
CHICAGO—Five home buyers shopping for an immediate occupancy new-construction home at a bargain price took advantage of the once-in-a-lifetime deal offered at three C.A. Development single-family home communities on Chicago’s Northwest Side. “Our celebration both the passage of the new housing legislation package in Congress and today’s marketplace, which has created the home-buying opportunity of a lifetime, sparked the sale of five luxury homes over one weekend in our three Chicago communities,” said developer Paul Bertsche of C.A. Development.
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CHICAGO-AREA HOME AND CONDO CHOICES FOR QUICK FALL MOVE-IN
Friday, September 05, 2008
Immediate Occupancy: CHICAGO-AREA HOME AND CONDO CHOICES FOR QUICK FALL MOVE-IN DeBat Media Services Chicago-area home and condominium buyers who are willing to close a deal quickly and move in this autumn will find an abundance of once-in-a-lifetime deals for the purchase of condominiums, townhomes and single-family homes that are ready for immediate occupancy, real estate experts say.
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HOMES OVERLOOKING WOODS, WATER AND PARKS IN CITY NEIGHBORHOODS
Friday, September 05, 2008
CHICAGO—There’s a little bit of country to be found amid Chicago’s big city congestion. City home hunters can find residences with plenty of nearby green space on the Far Northwest Side, where the Edgebrook and Forest Glen communities are considered “suburbs-in-the-city” due to their close proximity to forest preserves. At Edgebrook Glen, a development of 64 luxury single-family homes at 5200 W. Armstrong Ave. in the Edgebrook/Forest Glen neighborhood, the secluded 11-acre site adjoins the western border of the Indian Woods Forest Preserve at the edge of the Edgebrook and Forest Glen neighborhoods, said developer Paul Bertsche of C.A. Development.
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PENTHOUSES SHOWCASE STUNNING VIEWS OF LAKEFRONT AT LEXINGTON PARK
Friday, September 05, 2008
Floor-To-Ceiling Window Walls: PENTHOUSES SHOWCASE STUNNING VIEWS OF LAKEFRONT AT LEXINGTON PARK By DeBat Media Services CHICAGO—A limited collection of one-of-a-kind penthouses with spectacular lakefront, harbor and city views currently are available for purchase at Lexington Park Condominiums, an innovative, new 35-story high-rise condominium and loft development in the South Loop.
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LUXURY PENTHOUSES OFFER THE ULTIMATE URBAN LIVING EXPERIENCE
Friday, September 05, 2008
CHICAGO—A mansion in the sky—a condominium penthouse—really is the height of elegance in luxury downtown housing, real estate experts say. Though usually priced a bit higher than standard condominiums, penthouses are loaded with Manhattan-style amenities and legendary features only seen in Hollywood movies, experts say. Private elevators, spectacular views from rooftop terraces, tall ceilings and palace-quality upgrades are common features that represent the mystique of the penthouse.
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LUXURY VILLAS MODELS GRAND OPEN AT WILLOW LAKE IN LAKE FOREST
Friday, September 05, 2008
LAKE FOREST—A swank villa homes model—professionally decorated and furnished by the architectural firm of Darcy Bonner and Associates—has grand opened at Willow Lake, an upscale 52-unit development in Lake Forest on Chicago’s North Shore. “Two elegant 2-story models and Willow Lake’s sales center is now open for viewing on the former Fitzmorris Estate, a beautiful 21.6-acre former private enclave located at Illinois 60 and Field Court in the western portion of the upscale suburb,” said John McLinden, partner in Centrum Properties, the developer.
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R. FRANCZAK OFFERS PENTHOUSE LIVING AT THREE DEVELOPMENTS
Friday, September 05, 2008
Penthouses are thriving in Chicago’s northwest suburbs, and R. Franczak & Associates is offering penthouse living in a selection of loft-like mid-rise condominium in Des Plaines and Palatine. “We are offering penthouse buyers trendy ‘downtown’ finishes and floor plans without the city price tag,” said developer Ray Franczak, partner in R. Franczak & Associates. The penthouses feature open floor plans, offering gourmet kitchens granite and Corian countertops, hardwood flooring and other trendy finishes that are nearly always found in the city, he said.
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DUPLEX LOFT WITH COOL INDUSTRIAL FEEL NOW OPEN AT OPERA LOFTS
Friday, September 05, 2008
CHICAGO—A “cool industrial feel” highlights the interior of a professionally furnished and decorated duplex model now open for viewing at Opera Lofts, 2545 S. Dearborn in the emerging 26th Street Loft District on the Near South Side. Loft model Residence 502, the professionally furnished duplex model, is a 2-bedroom-plus den, 2-bath residence with 1,842 square feet. The duplex is priced at $459,900.
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Special Financing & Upgrade Incentives! SIX NEW LUXURY MODELS GRAND OPENING AT THE HERITAGE OF PALATINE
Thursday, August 28, 2008
PALATINE—Six brand new luxury models will grand open Saturday, September 6th at The Heritage of Palatine, a new 48-unit luxury condominium development at 50 South Greeley Street in downtown Palatine. “The models are quite impressive, showcasing the latest in interior design concepts,” said Katie Campbell, sales manager for R. Franczak & Associates. “The most notable model is our ‘eco-chic’ Colfax model in which the design team used many eco-friendly materials as not to leave a carbon footprint on the earth.”
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C.A. Development FINAL CLOSE OUT SALE ON 12 HOMES AT THREE CITY DEVELOPMENTS
Thursday, August 28, 2008
CHICAGO—If you are shopping for an immediate occupancy new-construction home at a bargain price, you cannot afford to miss the once-in-a-lifetime deal available at three C.A. Development single-family home communities on Chicago’s Northwest Side. “To celebrate both the passage of the new housing legislation package in Congress and today’s marketplace, which has created the home buying opportunity of a lifetime, we currently are offering a final closeout sale on 12 new-construction homes in our three Chicago communities,” said developer Paul Bertsche of C.A. Development.
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Transit-Oriented Developments CONDOS NEAR THE METRA TRAIN OFFER CONVENIENT ALTERNATIVES
Thursday, August 28, 2008
CHICAGO-Mindful of volitial gas prices, traffic-clogged interstates and other commuter hassles, today’s savy real estate buyers are seeking homes situated near Metra train stations to ease the pain, experts say. “Downtown workers need to commute to the Loop every day, but they’d also like a quiet place to come home to at night,” said developer Ray Franczak of R. Franczak and Associates, who is developing condominium homes near Metra stations in Des Plaines and Palatine.
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$39,900 Developer Incentive YEAR’S SUPPLY OF GAS PLUS A FREE PARKING SPACE AT LEXINGTON PARK
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
CHICAGO—Chieftain Group is offering a special one-weekend only incentive valued at $39,900 at Lexington Park Condominiums in the South Loop that not only offers condo buyers a free parking space for life, but also includes free gasoline for one year.
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CONDOMINIUM SALES BRISK AT PEARSON ON THE PARK DESPITE SLOW MARKET
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
CONDOMINIUM SALES BRISK AT PEARSON ON THE PARK DESPITE SLOW MARKET CHICAGO—Affordable pricing plus a choice location just steps from Michigan Avenue’s “Magnificent Mile” in the hot North Streeterville neighborhood are sparking strong sales at the 27-story Pearson On The Park, a 219-unit luxury condominium conversion at 222 East Pearson Street.
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THE WATERFORD IN DES PLAINES ATTRACTS FIRST TIME CONDO BUYERS
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
THE WATERFORD IN DES PLAINES ATTRACTS FIRST TIME CONDO BUYERS By DeBat Media Services DES PLAINES—Many first-time buyers are calling The Waterford Condominiums home in downtown Des Plaines. “We are seeing many first time buyers ranging from people in their 20s to those in their 30s and 40s at The Waterford,” said Lynn Gregg, sales manager at the community. “Many of these first time buyers are drawn by the open urban-style floor plans, while others like the community’s tree-lined boulevard just blocks from the Metro and several top restaurants.”
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Country In The City HOMES OVERLOOKING WOODS, WATER AND PARKS IN CITY NEIGHBORHOODS
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
CHICAGO—There’s a little bit of country to be found amid Chicago’s big city congestion. City home hunters can find residences with plenty of nearby green space on the Far Northwest Side, where the Edgebrook and Forest Glen communities are considered “suburbs-in-the-city” due to their close proximity to forest preserves. At Edgebrook Glen, a development of 64 luxury single-family homes at 5200 W. Armstrong Ave. in the Edgebrook/Forest Glen neighborhood, the secluded 11-acre site adjoins the western border of the Indian Woods Forest Preserve at the edge of the Edgebrook and Forest Glen neighborhoods, said developer Paul Bertsche of C.A. Development. Another leafy Northwest Side alternative is Cornelia Court, a 63-unit townhome development in West Roscoe Village that has its own 10,650 square foot private park nestled within the 2.4-acre development at Cornelia and Sacramento avenues on the Northwest Side.
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Scenic Vistas abound at TR Franczak Associates Communities
Thursday, July 31, 2008
DES PLAINES--Luxury residences with exceptional views abound at three R. Franczak & Associates’ developments in northwest suburban Palatine and Des Plaines. “A handful of available residences and penthouses offer amazing picturesque views of green tree-tops and woodlands with virtually no obstruction from other buildings,” said Katie O’Brien, sales manager for R. Franczak & Associates. The Preserve of Palatine includes 94 luxury condominium residences in two architecturally stunning buildings. Residences overlook scenic wooded open spaces as well as a pond. “The Preserve of Palatine offers the best of both worlds—a convenient downtown Palatine location and the quiet, wooded area it borders,” said O’Brien. The Preserve of Palatine has more than 95-percent occupancy. The remaining condominiums in the 42-unit North Building offer a wide selection of distinctive floor plans. Prices range from $339,900 to $349,900.
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One Museum Park promises unobstructed condominium views forever
Thursday, July 31, 2008
CHICAGO—Few developers can offer luxury condominium buyers unobstructed views forever, but that is the promise at One Museum Park, an elegant 62-story high-rise now nearing completion overlooking Grant Park at Roosevelt Road and Columbus Drive in the South Loop’s Central Station neighborhood. “One Museum Park has a window seat on the world of Chicago,” said developer Ron Shipka, Sr., a principal of The Enterprise Companies. “The miraculous views of Grant Park, Lake Michigan, Burnham Harbor, Navy Pier, the Museum Campus, Soldier Field and the Chicago skyline from this ideal setting are guaranteed to never be obstructed.”
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100,000 HOME BUYERS SHOP VIA COMCAST DIGITAL CABLE EACH MONTH
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
CHICAGO—More than 100,000 Chicago-area Digital Cable customers are flocking each month to Comcast’s Real Estate On Demand to tour new housing developments and resale home listings using their remote controls. Real Estate On Demand was launched in late 2007. Today, average monthly viewing has skyrocketed to 108,827 views per month in the first quarter of 2008, compared with 47,900 views per month in the same quarter of 2007, reports a new viewing study by Hyperion/Everstream.
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CONDOS BELOW $250,000—CHOICES FOR BUDGET-MINDED NOVICE BUYERS
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
CHICAGO—Budget-minded first-time home shoppers hunting for an affordably priced new or renovated condominium should take a tour of several projects being marketed by Jameson Realty Group. Jameson has a myriad of affordably priced new-construction and rehabbed condominiums available to those seeking to move into a new home. From condos in newly constructed 3 flats and high-rises to charming vintage units in courtyard buildings, there are dozens of condominiums priced under $250,000.
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CITY AND SUBURBAN RENT HIKES VARY FROM 1.5 PERCENT TO 7 PERCENT
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
CHICAGO—Apartment hunters will find rents all over the waterfront this summer as increases vary from 1.5 percent to as much as 7 percent in the city and more than 5 percent in the suburbs.
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IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY CONDOMINIUMS FOR QUICK SUMMER MOVE-INS
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
CHICAGO-Jameson Realty Group is offering a nice selection of “immediate-occupancy” condominiums available for quick move-ins this summer, including several affordable options priced under $250,000.
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FOUNTAIN NOW OPEN AT THE NEW LANDSCAPED PLAZA IN PALATINE
Tuesday, July 01, 2008
PALATINE—A new fountain in downtown Palatine was recently unveiled by R. Franczak & Associates within the unique landscaped park-like plaza which adjoins The Stratford of Palatine Condominiums, one of its most popular northwest suburban communities.
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CONDOMINIUM SALES BRISK AT PEARSON ON THE PARK DESPITE SLOW MARKET
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

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INVENTORY-HOME DEALS OFFERED ON RESIDENCES OF OLD IRVING PARK
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
CHICAGO—A once-in-a-lifetime bargain price deal is now available on immediate occupancy new-construction homes at The Residences of Old Irving Park on Chicago’s Northwest Side.
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$75,000 PRICE REDUCTION OFFERED ON FOUR EDGEBROOK GLEN HOMES
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
CHICAGO—If you are shopping for an immediate occupancy new-construction home at a bargain price, you cannot afford to miss the once-in-a-lifetime deal available at the Edgebrook Glen development in the Edgebrook/Forest Glen neighborhood on Chicago’s Northwest Side.
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SUPER DEALS OFFERED ON INVENTORY HOMES AT MAYFAIR CROSSING
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
CHICAGO—Buyers looking for an immediate occupancy new-construction home are now being offered summertime incentives at the Mayfair Crossing development in the Portage Park neighborhood on Chicago’s Northwest Side.
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LEXINGTON PARK CONDOMINIUMS MEANS ‘GREEN LIVING’ IN SOUTH LOOP
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
CHICAGO—Lexington Park Condominiums, an innovative 35-story new-construction high-rise condominium and loft development, is in line to become one of the first LEED-certified condominiums in the South Loop, according to the Chieftain Group, the developers.
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MODERN ARCHITECTURE AT 235 VAN BUREN IN FINANCIAL DISTRICT
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
CHICAGO—A contemporary-style skyscraper with sleek gray-tinted glass windows and cantilevered balconies will be a new landmark on the Chicago skyline when the 235 Van Buren condominium is completed in the Financial District on the southern edge of Chicago’s Loop.
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