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CA6 West Loop has sold 35% pre-construction
CA6 West Loop has sold 35% pre-construction

CA6 West Loop condos from Chicago-based Belgravia group are already 35% sold.

Chicago is a top city for commercial-to-apartment conversions
Chicago is a top city for commercial-to-apartment conversions

See how Chicago tops the list when it comes to apartment conversions.

The New Starter Home
The New Starter Home

Over the decades, Chicago developers and builders have moved from the traditional two-flat and bungalow-style homes to investing in different options for affordable housing, like infill construction, modular-type homes and flexible buildings. Is it working, and what will the landscape of entry-level housing look like in the near future?

What brokers see on the horizon for entry-level housing
What brokers see on the horizon for entry-level housing

Brokers let us know what’s ahead for entry-level housing in Chicagoland.

A push for gentle density in City Council
A push for gentle density in City Council

Back when legislators were crafting language for an ordinance to make it easier for homeowners to build, rent out and remodel accessory dwelling units on their property, the hope from sponsoring Chicago City Council aldermen was that the legislation would have passed by August.

Affordable homeownership with a unique twist in Chatham
Affordable homeownership with a unique twist in Chatham

Low inventory of affordable homes is a major problem for today’s local real estate industry. But it’s not the first time Chicago has been short of what it needs in terms of housing.

More first-time buyers jumping in the suburban market
More first-time buyers jumping in the suburban market

While many first-time buyers are looking for more affordable options, those who can afford a little more square footage are increasingly interested in getting out of the city.

NAHB: Residential construction up in the suburbs nationwide
NAHB: Residential construction up in the suburbs nationwide

Small metro suburbs did the best in terms of construction with a more than 10% increase in market share over a year ago.

New construction in Wrigleyville, Elmhurst condos to begin delivery and Webster Square nears closeout
New construction in Wrigleyville, Elmhurst condos to begin delivery and Webster Square nears closeout

A new transit-oriented development is coming to the Sheridan Red Line station, the DiCosola Group will start deliveries on One95 next week and @properties announces that only 11 residences remain at their new condominium building in Lincoln Park.

Another banner month for homebuilding
Another banner month for homebuilding

New housing starts numbers suggest that if you can’t buy it, then build it, according to one economist.

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