Chicago's Hottest Rental & Apartment Buildings of 2014
by Nick Nastos
on Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:07pm.
Downtown Chicago rentals are being developed at a pace unlike anything else we’ve seen before. With lavish interiors and in-building amenities that make even the most luxurious condominium buildings look average, most newer construction rental buildings in Chicago fit the luxury demographic, with rent prices for one-bedroom units starting around $2,000 per month—or more.
Despite all these new apartment developments hitting the market however, standing inventory still isn’t high and if you’re in the market for a stylish new apartment in some of Chicago’s hottest new rental buildings, the time to act is now. While the number of available apartments varies from location to location, here’s a closer look at some of the hottest new rental buildings to hit the real estate landscape in some of Chicago’s hottest and most sought after downtown neighborhoods:
Randolph Tower | The Loop
Originally constructed in 1929 and just renovated in 2012, this eclectic Chicago rental building might just be the coolest new apartment tower to burst onto the Chicago real estate scene in quite some time. In addition to all the historic architectural elements, the common spaces are chic, stylish, colorful, and above all—nicely blend the new with the old. For more information about Randolph Tower apartments for rent, contact us today>>>
OneEleven | The Loop
One of Chicago’s newest luxury rental buildings, 111 W. Wacker is about more than just its sleek and contemporary interiors. The amenities here, which include an amazing outdoor terrace and pool deck, a full business center, a lounge overlooking the Chicago River, a dog run and pet spa, and on-site garage parking, might just be the best in all of Chicago for an apartment building of its size. For more information about OneEleven apartments for rent, click here>>>
850 N. Lake Shore Drive | Streeterville
If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind luxury rental on the lakefront, there may be no better option than 850 N. Lake Shore Drive. Having just been finished this year, the interior spaces truly are stunning, while the amenities, which include an indoor pool and a spacious outdoor sundeck that looks out into Lake Michigan, certainly compliment the living experience once calling this historic Chicago location home. For more information about 850 N. Lake Shore Drive apartments for rent, click here>>>
Optima Center Chicago | Streeterville
One of Streeterville’s hottest new apartment towers, Optima Center Chicago is certainly among some of the best rental developments to hit the market in the last several years. With a sleek, all-glass façade, a great location that’s just steps from Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, and one of the coolest rooftop decks we’ve ever seen, it’s easy to see why this building continues to one of the most sought after buildings for those looking for a luxury Chicago apartment for rent. For more information about Optima Center Chicago apartments for rent, click here>>>
500 N. Lake Shore Drive | Streeterville
If you like rentals at 111 W. Wacker, you’ll love what 500 N. Lake Shore Drive has to offer. The interiors and many of the common amenities between the two buildings are quite similar, given they’re both Related Midwest buildings; but the one thing 500 N. Lake Shore Drive does feature that you can’t get at 111 W. Wacker are breathtaking, unobstructed views of Lake Michigan from almost every unit inside the building. And in a location that’s walking distance to an array of downtown Chicago attractions and parks, why not make 500 N. Lake Shore Drive the next place you call home? For more information about 500 N. Lake Shore Drive apartments for rent, click here>>>