New Construction

How COVID-19 shifted the wellness conversation in new construction
How COVID-19 shifted the wellness conversation in new construction

Brokers who sell new residential construction have always had to stay up to date on the latest products. But experts say the pressure is only going to become more intense as efforts to combat the novel coronavirus spawn new innovations.

New programs for in-house art and developers of color, West Loop’s most expensive contract signing, and more
New programs for in-house art and developers of color, West Loop’s most expensive contract signing, and more

Aspire Residences and LISC Chicago roll out programs to change the way developments take shape, 1400 Monroe breaks a record, plus groundbreakings and openings across Chicagoland.

Apartments open in repurposed Y, Woodlawn groundbreaking attracts national names and more
Apartments open in repurposed Y, Woodlawn groundbreaking attracts national names and more

An historic YMCA and YWCA building in West Loop has reopened as rentals; Pete Buttigieg, Martin Luther King III and Rev. Al Sharpton heaped praise on Greenlining Realty’s Woodlawn Pointe; Chicago gets it first multi-story mass timber project in more than 50 years — all that and more in our latest new-construction update.

Illinois sees lower rates of manufactured housing than rest of U.S.
Illinois sees lower rates of manufactured housing than rest of U.S.

While prefabricated homes are six times less expensive than the average site-built home, trends in factory-built housing have always been volatile.

Why Chicago’s South Side embodies the city’s real estate potential
Why Chicago’s South Side embodies the city’s real estate potential

There are a lot of reasons to love the South Side’s real estate market, and Coldwell Banker Realty’s Don Robinson is not shy about saying so.

Which green products are most important to buyers and homeowners?
Which green products are most important to buyers and homeowners?

While solar panels may be the poster child of green homes, builders and remodelers have some interesting feedback to share about what consumers really want.

1400 Monroe breaks ground, builders offer new buyer incentives
1400 Monroe breaks ground, builders offer new buyer incentives

The seven-story luxury condominium building in the West Loop is finally on its way up, and The Jacobs Companies and M/I Homes announce new programs to bring more house hunters to their communities.

New survey estimates post-COVID housing demand to be 2.1 million
New survey estimates post-COVID housing demand to be 2.1 million

A new national consumer study reveals radical changes in how Americans want to live in their homes, post-pandemic.

Superior House and Barrington townhomes ready; construction moves ahead for 1400 Monroe and Skokie condos
Superior House and Barrington townhomes ready; construction moves ahead for 1400 Monroe and Skokie condos

While COVID-19 has delayed some construction projects, many are moving ahead. Here’s the latest on construction in Chicagoland.

Are Chicago’s opportunity zones living up to the hype?
Are Chicago’s opportunity zones living up to the hype?

New data looks at how prices in these areas have increased — or sometimes decreased — over time.

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