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Tucked away in a spot that’s almost directly in between Old Town and the Gold Coast, it’s easy to see how appealing condos for sale at 101 North are just from a location standpoint alone. In addition to a premium location, though, these elegant condo residences also offer an insane amount of living space, with floor plans ranging in size from 2,679 to 3,338 square feet. 

Furthermore, the lavish collection of interior finishes seen throughout condos at 101 North are also an impressive element to what’s easily considered a premier destination for luxury home buyers searching for the ultimate condo residence in Chicago. 

But with only 32 condos in the entire building, opportunities are limited, and dwindling at a very raid pace. As of the time of this

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Luxury PenthousesWhy are penthouse condos in Chicago so popular? As a luxury home buyer, perhaps you find yourself asking a similar question, wondering if paying a premium to live on the top floor is actually worth the added expense. 

To answer that question, though, let’s first dive into some of the advantages a true penthouse condo offers. First, there’s something to be said about the status a penthouse condo carries, which for many luxury buyers, is reason enough to seek out a top-floor unit. 

Penthouses in Chicago also tend to offer more living space than a lower-level unit, which of course is a highly desirable characteristic for anybody who specifically needs or wants a lot of extra room. And of course it goes without saying that, depending on the building, a

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With so much new construction news filling out headlines these days, it’s easy for some projects to fall a little under the radar, which to some degree is the case with one of Lincoln Park’s newest luxury developments—The Benchmark Chicago Collection. 

Located along a fabulous stretch of Magnolia Avenue, The Benchmark Chicago Collection is a stunning collection of luxury single-family homes and condos that are designed by award-winning Noah Properties. 

As you might expect, units at The Benchmark Collection are sleek, modern, and stylish, both on the interior and exterior of each individual home or building. Typical features include chef’s kitchens with premium appliances and custom cabinetry, jaw-dropping spa-quality bathrooms, garage parking, and

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A substantial portion of the Terrazio condo building has been put up for sale, according to a recent report from Crain’s Chicago Business. The lender that seized the failed condo development is now looking to sell 165 units inside the building that are currently being rented. 

Terrazio was one of many condo projects that was hit hard by the housing crash, but has since been able to recover somewhat by taking advantage of Chicago’s red hot rental market. Now, the lender controlling the building is hoping to find an investor willing to buy up the bank-owned units and convert them all into apartments. 

As noted by Crain’s, Terrazio’s rental units were 95.9% leaded as of the third quarter of last year, which was data gathered by Chicago-based Appraisal

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1947 W. Diversey Condos For Sale Sitting right on the edge of Lakeview and Lincoln Park, two of the north side’s more prominent neighborhoods, a small but stunning boutique condo development has quietly hit the market, still offering pre-construction prices that should excite any luxury condo buyer looking to buy outside of downtown. 

Located at 1947 W. Diversey, these fabulous condo units are built and designed by the award winning builder Noah Properties, ensuring each individual residence is packed with style and sophistication without sacrificing comfort. 

Inside, condos for sale at 1947 W. Diversey feature spacious open-concept layouts, lots of natural light, custom designed kitchens and mill work, premium kitchen appliances, spa-quality bathrooms surrounds, and the kind of

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It’s been a little while since we’ve checked-in on The Sinclair, which aims to be one of the premier apartment towers to hit the Gold Coast market in recent memory once finally finished. Back in May of 2015, roughly two years after renderings for the project were first released, news broke about the project officially moving forward and eventually replacing the Jewel-Osco store and parking lot that once occupied the building site at 1210 N. Clark Street. 

While construction for The Sinclair is still on-going, developers have finally went live with a building website, giving future and potential residents an inside look at what to expect from one of the Near North Side’s newest apartment high-rises. 

Already known details about The Sinclair include

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Exhibit on Superior Apartments For RentConstruction for one of River North’s newest apartment towers has officially wrapped up, meaning it won’t be long before future residents start moving into the new 34-story high-rise dubbed Exhibit on Superior. 

Designed by Chicago-based bKL Architecture, Exhibit on Superior adds 298 more apartments to the already-crowded River North rental market, which range from studio to full-size three-bedroom units. With a development cost of $113 million, Exhibit on Superior is also one of the larger rental projects to be developed in this part of downtown over the last 12 months or so, but along with all those new apartment residences, the building also features tons of amenity space, 14,500 square feet of retail space, and also garage parking for 109

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Lofts tend to represent some of the hottest residential properties on the downtown Chicago real estate market, often selling in the shortest amount of time and for the highest sales-to-list price ratio of any residential category. In most cases, anybody who buys a Chicago loft often goes into the home buying process specifically looking for a stylish loft-style condo to call their own, and if you’re somebody who happens to still be looking for that perfect loft residence here in the heart of the Windy, we’ve got the lowdown on just where to keep searching. 

If you’re even the least bit familiar with the downtown landscape, it shouldn’t be of much surprise that the West Loop currently has the most inventory currently on the market, which at the time of

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Luxury Lofts For Sale in ChicagoThink you might be in the market for a new luxury loft in or around downtown Chicago in 2017? If so, you’ll likely find the available inventory is a little tight right now, especially among lofts for sale over $1 million

The good news for most luxury loft buyers out there, however, is that despite limitations of what’s currently on the market, each of the few ultra-luxe lofts that are presently listed truly feature everything you could want in a lavish new living space, and probably then some. 

As of today, the last day of 2016, just four lofts in Chicago are priced at or over $1 million, which are actually spread out over the South Loop, River North, and even the Gold Coast believe it or not. From a loft-style condo at 4 E. Elm to an insane

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Downtown Chicago DevelopmentIf you haven’t noticed all the cranes scattered around the Chicago skyline in 2016, chances are you’ve been living under a rock. After a slow climb out of the most recent housing downturn, new construction made a huge comeback around downtown Chicago over the last 12 months, especially when it comes to large-scale high-rise developments right in the heart of the city. 

Just recently, the Chicago Tribune summarized what’s currently still coming through the pipeline, which if you haven’t been paying attention, is a whole lot of new additions to the Windy City’s already broad skyline. Here’s a quick look at some of the residential high-rise developments currently underway in Chicago’s most sought-after neighborhoods: 

1333 S. Wabash 

1333 S. Wabash

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