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U.S. homebuilding surges to 13-year high
U.S. homebuilding surges to 13-year high

Coming off of the government’s numbers for December, economists predict the home building industry is on track for recovery in

Demos near 606 officially blocked in anti-gentrification move
Demos near 606 officially blocked in anti-gentrification move

Chicago City Council approved a six month ban on building demolitions along the popular biking and running

Despite a dismal decade, NAHB predicts dynamism ahead for homebuilding
Despite a dismal decade, NAHB predicts dynamism ahead for homebuilding

Looking back at the last ten years in homebuilding, the National Association of Home Builders’ chief economist demonstrated how bad the 2010s were for the industry but projected a positive outlook for the

Robots expected to overtake humans in construction by 2025
Robots expected to overtake humans in construction by 2025

As contractors face tighter schedules and a shrinking pool of qualified people, they are turning to autonomous workers to solve their

More community engagement on the horizon for megadevelopments
More community engagement on the horizon for megadevelopments

Lincoln Yards and The 78 will both get separate community advisory councils to make recommendations on the development process, an approach that could become commonplace for all major projects in the city.

How the rent vs. buy calculation has changed in Chicagoland
How the rent vs. buy calculation has changed in Chicagoland

Looking at real estate data over the last decade, some clear trends emerge in terms of costs, demographics and housing stock. See how this has impacted the market in the Chicago

Chicago ranks 2nd in share of residential skyscrapers in U.S.
Chicago ranks 2nd in share of residential skyscrapers in U.S.

A new study shows that high-rise buildings aren’t just for worker bees anymore.

Team building through homebuilding
Team building through homebuilding

Some brokerages are finding synchronicity by partnering with Habitat Chicago. Learn how it’s done and what giving back in this way can do for your

New-home sales up 17.2% in Midwest
New-home sales up 17.2% in Midwest

The number of new homes sold shot up over last year, according to Census data from October.

Developers: Politicians, taxes and headlines dogging Chicago
Developers: Politicians, taxes and headlines dogging Chicago

At the Lincoln Park Builders’ 31st annual Real Estate Forum yesterday, developers sounded off about what Chicagoland has going for it, and what’s holding the metro area

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