January 2014

Found 10 blog entries for January 2014.


South Loop condos for sale at the columbianChicago’s South Loop has been on the rise for quite some time, and it’s pretty apparent why. Museum Campus, State Street shopping, Soldier Field, Lake Michigan beaches and Grant Park are all within arms' reach and the city’s business district is just a short commute away. This burgeoning neighborhood is flourished with trendy restaurants and towering skyscrapers, one of which is the stunning Columbian Condos. Boasting 360-degree views of the city, The Columbian is one of the most sought-after condo buildings downtown.

The Columbian offers 24/7 front desk service and personnel staff as well as on-site property management. In fact, residents have virtually anything they need at their fingertips. A fitness center, mezzanine rooftop with a barbecue grill,

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One of the most exciting new condo developments in recent years, Park Monroe 2.0 is quickly becoming the benchmark for Chicago condo living and it should come as no surprise as to why that is the case.Park Monore at 65 east Monroe condos for sale

Located in The loop , overlooking the breathtaking Millennium Park, Park Monroe 2.0 is an extension of and improvement upon everything that made the original Park Monroe condos such a popular choice for Chicago condo buyers over the past several years.

Located in the epicenter of Chicago activity and culture, Park Monroe at 65 E. Monroe overlooks Millennium Park and Jay Pritzker Pavilion, giving residents a short walk to some of the most exciting experiences the city has to offer. Each summer, people come from all over the greater Chicago area to

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1320 State Parkway,Vintage Condos for SaleLocated amidst the trendy streets of Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood lies the exquisite 1320 State Parkway co-op. The building’s vintage features and unsurpassed detail makes the one-of-a-kind residence simply outstanding. As many owners have updated their units, grand old world finishes are complemented by the modern appliances and fixtures blending the best of both worlds for home buyers looking for the perfect Chicago home.

Designed by Chicago architect Robert De Golyer, made famous for the Ambassador East Hotel among others in the neighborhood, 1320 State Parkway was constructed in 1926 and today features 40 co-operative units varying between 2,300 and 8,000 square feet. Made in stunning Venetian Gothic style, the building is unique inside and

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Chicago condos for sale being bought up in a hurryInventory of Chicago condos for sale is steadily decreasing, ending 2013 with only a 2.7 months supply. In the third quarter, Chicago condos for sale were down 2,512 from 2,774 in the previous year, which was a 9.4 percent decrease. The shortage of inventory is also lending to the 9.2 percent increase in median sale price posted in the third quarter. On average, the price per square foot increased by 4 percent to $389. All in all this is lending to a seller’s market in the Windy City, according to the aforementioned data from S&P/Case-Shiller.

Since the third quarter of 2010, the number of condos under contract and sold have steadily upticked, although there was a slight drop between quarter two and three of 2013. The amount of closed sales was up 24.3

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Chicago luxury condos helping drive local real estate market Chicago condos for sale are a hot commodity, and for those who are looking at luxury units will have a lot to benefit from in the coming year. According to a recent study by ZipRealty, Chicago is ranked in the top 10 metro areas expected to have an uptick in home-selling activity. Homes in the Chicago market sold at a much higher rate in 2013 than they did in 2012 and it’s anticipated that the trend will continue.

The luxury real estate market, in particular, is expected to have a great year. With the stock market posting high closings during the later half of 2013, some market experts are sure that the upcoming year will show elevated levels of luxury home and condo buying.

In Chicago, demand for real estate is up and the inventory of properties

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The heritage at 132 Garland Court Condos for Sale Living in downtown Chicago is the dream of urban dwellers everywhere, and now you can do just that in The Heritage at Millennium Park.

The award-winning residential center received the 2005 Residential Development of the Year Award from Chicago Commercial Real Estate, while also coming in as a finalist for the 2006 Awards for Excellence by Urban Land Institute.

Located just a half block west of the Park in Chicago’s Loop district , The Heritage at 130 East Garland is in a prime location to give its downtown residents everything they could ever possibly want, all within walking distance. If you are looking for a downtown Chicago condo call Helaine Cohen at 312-953-0961 or email her at helaine@ChicagoCondoFInder.com.

Openings its doors to residents

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The River North neighborhood of Chicago has long been a destination for foodies and culinary enthusiasts not just around the city and the United States as a whole, but the entire world. And the neighborhood isn’t done upping its game either as Eataly, a 63,000-square-foot Italian food market has opened its doors for business.

Located at 43 E. Ohio Ave.,in the heart of River North the market is the brainchild of noted Italian chef Mario Batali, as well as Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Joe Bastianich. The massive food market features eight restaurants in all, including retail counters for cheese, meat, fish pasta, cured meat and pasties; a Nutella counter; two coffee bars; microbrewery; gelateria; bookstore and more.

In an interview with TimeOut

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Streeterville, of course, is a trendy neighborhood in the near north side of Chicago, but did you know that the majority of this neighborhood was once under lake Michigan? Where trendy residents now reside in beautiful condos reaching for the sky, mollusks and fish once swam.  And if you want to fish for things to buy... it's not far from Chicago's Magnificent Mile, so shopping abounds. That's why many potential condo seekers turn to Helaine Cohen (Tel. 312-953-0961) as an area expert, while searching for condos for sale in Streeterville and elsewhere.

Streeterville Landmarks Nestled Amidst Condominiums (for sale)

Streeterville Condo for SaleBefore you browse the latest and greatest listings of condominiums in this neighborhood, take a moment to consider some of the landmarks

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It's 2014, and the Chicago loft market continues to lofty heights (pardon the pun). Lofts often combine the best of urban living with the nightlife and excitement that makes living in Chicago worth it. What's the difference between a loft and a condo, you ask? Technically speaking a loft is often in a converted industrial building with open space, high ceilings and an atmosphere that this was space was once used for something besides living. Many artists, young families, and other hipsters prefer loft living, but then again if you are a person who likes the unique, a loft for sale can West Loop Chicago Loft for Salebe your dream.

The West Loop area of Chicago is home to both beautiful condos and trendy lofts. Here are some of our selected listings for 2014. Note that due to the

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Chicago IL Gold Coast Home for Sale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finding a Home for Sale in the Gold Coast of Chicago

What makes Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood so special? Many will argue it’s the vibrant intersection at Rush and Division Street that provide this part of downtown Chicago with so much energy and attraction, while others may claim it’s the close proximity to Lake Michigan and the classic architecture and historical aspect of the area that gives the Gold Coast its main appeal.

No matter what attracts you to Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood, one simply can’t dispute that if things like dining out, endless nightlife, and a true urban environment are what you crave when looking for a new downtown Chicago home or home, Rush Street between Division and

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