Real Estate Recap

This Week in Real Estate: Floating homes and Red Line demolitions
This Week in Real Estate: Floating homes and Red Line demolitions

What happened this week in the wide world of real estate? Let us tell you: •In a warming planet, are floating homes our salvation? The New York Times explores the work of a Dutch architect who is innovating in that

This Week in Chicago Real Estate: a Streeterville foreclosure and Wintrust Arena
This Week in Chicago Real Estate: a Streeterville foreclosure and Wintrust Arena

This was a busy week in Chicago’s real estate market, which saw the following developments: •The 359-room Inn of Chicago hotel in Streeterville looks to be heading towards a $62-million foreclosure. •As the political landscape shifts in America, so

This Week in Chicago Real Estate: bridges, towers and FLW
This Week in Chicago Real Estate: bridges, towers and FLW

This was a busy week in real estate here in Chicagoland, with the following news items crossing our desk: •Many years in the making, the beautiful 35th street suspension bridge over Lake Shore Drive is now open to the

This Week in Chicago Real Estate: hotel conversions and the Clybourn Corridor
This Week in Chicago Real Estate: hotel conversions and the Clybourn Corridor

This week provided plenty of interesting stories for the real estate news desk: •The Guyon Hotel in West Garfield Park, long a fixture for it unique, ornate architecture, is on the market for $500,000 for an apartment conversion. •Two

This Week in Chicago Real Estate: Michael Reese and Super-sized Homes
This Week in Chicago Real Estate: Michael Reese and Super-sized Homes

What happened this week in the world of real estate? Allow us to tell you: •After considerable degree, the city of Chicago is finally seeking developers for the old site of the Michael Reese Hospital, which the city bought

This Week in Chicago Real Estate: Red line extensions and the death of Crackberries
This Week in Chicago Real Estate: Red line extensions and the death of Crackberries

From train extensions to the death of a storied piece of technology, this week provided plenty of fodder for real estate agents: •Mortgage rates are now at their lowest level in more than two months, with the 30-year FRM

This Week in Chicago Real Estate: Wolf Point, Oxxford Clothes, and more
This Week in Chicago Real Estate: Wolf Point, Oxxford Clothes, and more

What did this week bring in the real estate newsreels? Quite a bit, as it would turn out: •Sherwin-Williams has released its list of 2017’s top color trends, and Realtor magazine is breaking them down hue by hue. •How can

This Week in Chicago Real Estate: River-front buildings and Union Station redevelopment
This Week in Chicago Real Estate: River-front buildings and Union Station redevelopment

From new developments to the relative size of Illinois, this week provided plenty of content for the real estate world: •Who will handle the Union Station redevelopment? A short list of heavy hitters (including Skidmore Owings & Merrill, whose

This Week in Chicago Real Estate: Prime parcels, 606 and Open House Chicago
This Week in Chicago Real Estate: Prime parcels, 606 and Open House Chicago

From expanding urban trails to a home that cannot help but get hit by cars, this week provided many real estate stories of intrigue: •It’s that time of the year again! The Chicago Architecture Foundation has released its list

This Week in Chicago Real Estate: landmark homes, boating, and more
This Week in Chicago Real Estate: landmark homes, boating, and more

This week provided a smattering of interesting real estate stories, including: •Silicon Valley is infamous for its high cost of housing – will a local politicians fight to improve housing access influence the nationwide affordability crisis? Vox has the story.

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