Chicago Real Estate & Luxury Rentals Blog

West Loop Lofts For Sale With generous floor plans, historic settings and the convenience of having nearby shops and dining just steps away, a handful of West Loop loft buildings make the top of the list when it comes to residential options in the Chicago area.

1000 W. Washington

One of these is at 1000 W Washington, where two more than century-old buildings now form one of the area’s most impressive loft developments. Crews turned industrial space into 180 loft units, most of them with their own unique floor plans. The dramatic homes were customized for homeowners, with plans designed to appeal to a variety of wants and needs.

United by a rooftop sun deck, a 24-hour doorman and a community room, this pet-friendly property also offers up extra storage space, including room

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Chicago High-Rises with Pool DecksWhile sensational views are key when it comes to Chicago living, so are the added amenities for many prospective residents. For some, that means seeking out things like swimming pools that not only add value to rentals, but also pool decks with plenty of space to enjoy the skyline and surrounding scenery.

With that in mind, there are a select number of Chicago apartment buildings with the best swimming pool decks in the city.

111 W. Wacker

One of these is located at 111 W Wacker, within the OneEleven development. This luxury apartment building enjoys a resort-like indoor swimming pool and spa that opens up to an accompanying sundeck with the inclusion of a glass, retractable wall.

With two levels of outdoor sundecks it’s easy to see that a

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West Loop Condo Buildings Under Construction One of the fastest growing parts of Chicago, West Loop continues to expand with new residential options for condo buyers. Once the site of numerous warehouses and factories, the West Loop neighborhood is quickly transforming itself into the location of sleek restaurants, chic boutiques and stylish new condos.

Illume Chicago

One of the most exciting examples is Illume Chicago, under construction right now at 111 S. Peoria. The inspirational condo units include a selection of upscale finishes and features, with contemporary designs accented by wide-plank wood flooring, massive floor-to-ceiling windows and high-end kitchens and baths, containing custom cabinetry, some quartz countertops and high-end appliances.

Future residents are sure to delight in

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Equis of Old Town CondosAt a time when condo opportunities in Chicago’s highly sought-after Old Town neighborhood are relatively limited, Equis of Old Town promises to be one of the most anticipated new developments to hit this part of the city in recent memory.  

Consisting of two separate buildings, Equis of Old Town will feature a fabulous mix of one and two bedroom condos that start at $290,000 and $415,000 respectively, and a stately collection of private three-bedroom simplex units from $890,000. But along with a stunning design and interior finishes and features that won’t disappoint, potential home buyers should also consider the development’s premium Old Town location that will literally put you just steps from one of the most vibrant and lively stretches of

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River North Apartment High RisesBordering the infamous Magnificent Mile, River North is one of Chicago’s trendsetting communities when it comes to award-winning restaurants, entertainment, galleries and chic residential options. Some of the area’s hottest apartment high-rises reside in River North, with an array of exceptional amenities to match.

Wolf Point West

One of the most popular locations is Wolf Point West, at the convergence of three branches of the Chicago River. A full 46-stories high, the building offers up sensational, floor-to-ceiling windows, in addition to some inset balconies, providing stunning scenery, high above the city. The new construction apartments are adorned with quartz countertops and wood-grained flooring, with a variety of floor plans ranging from a

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Best Fulton Market Chicago RestaurantsIf you haven't spent much time around the Fulton Market neighborhood lately, prepared to be pleasantly surprised the next time you take a stroll down one of the city’s fastest developing thoroughfares.

Back in early February, the city of Chicago announced a new streetscape project that aimed to make the newly transformed Fulton Market area more pedestrian friendly, and although the first phase of the project isn’t expected to be completed before early 2018, significant progress has already been made. Wider sidewalks that allow for plenty of outdoor dining, the gateway sign that was added back in 2015, and a plethora of new restaurants and cafes now combine to make Fulton Market one of the hottest restaurant hubs in the city, which is fitting given it’s

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Luxury Apartments in ChicagoSocial media has steadily evolved into being a big part of our everyday lives, and probably more than most of us would like to admit. And while it’s fun to see what your friends and family are up to constantly, or possibly even having for lunch this afternoon, social media is also one of the best ways to get the most up-to-date information about basically anything, which certainly includes luxury apartments in Chicago

As you probably already know, there’s certainly no shortage of social media platforms that are available for us to use, but Instagram tends to be one of our favorites for a variety of reasons. Generally speaking, it’s pretty easy to scroll through fun and interesting photos of cool places, restaurants, or whatever other interests you

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2029 W. George Chicago ILOne of Lakeview’s most unique new construction single-family homes is nearing completion, and it’s already being considered the most sustainable house ever built in Chicago. Both designed and developed by ARIISE, a Chicago-based developer that specifically focuses on technology and sustainability, the 2029 W. George project has already been featured on Crain’s Chicago Business, WSILTV.com, and a number of other major media outlets, only demonstrating further both the hype surrounding the one-of-a-kind product ARIISE is starting to present to today’s modern home buyers, and also the growing demand moving forward.

THE HOME

The word ‘sustainable’ is tossed around fairly regularly in the new construction industry nowadays, but 2029 W. George is one of

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As you might expect, Chicago apartments for rent near “L” stations are always in high demand, especially around downtown and many of the city’s north and west side neighborhoods. 

But if you’re wondering which “L” stations are among the most expensive to live near, RentHop recently released a study that examined just that. According to their findings, one bedroom apartments near the Harlem/Lake station have seen the highest jump, increasing by over 15% from the first quarter of 2016 through the first quarter of 2017. 

The Chicago Avenue Purple/Brown Line also saw significant gains over that same timer period, jumping by just over 11%. 

For a closer look at what the median rent price is for a one-bedroom near other “L” stations around the city,

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Chicago Rentals Near L StationsConstruction for more transit-oriented developments is on the rise, but the convenience and desirability of living near public transit in Chicago is certainly nothing new. Whether you use the “L” to commute downtown everyday, or if you just like the piece of mind knowing it’s always close by when you need it, there’s nothing like being within walking distance to one of Chicago’s many train stations. 

If you’re in the market for a new apartment in Chicago and living near public transportation is high up on your wish list of demands, we’ve now made it easy to search active apartments for rent in Chicago near “L” stations. Although we’re still working to make this section of our website even more comprehensive, users can now easily search apartment

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