December 2014

Found 7 blog entries for December 2014.

River North Condos For Sale, Chicago IL

River North is one of our favorite downtown Chicago neighborhoods for condos, mainly because of the fabulous mix of trendy loft spaces and newer construction wonders like Trump Tower, The Contemporaine, and Silver Tower. But in addition to the one-of-a-kind selection of River North condos for sale, this part of Chicago is also extremely well-known for its thriving restaurant scene, an unparalleled collection of art galleries and studios, and of course some of the hottest boutiques you’ll find in the entire city.

So if you think you might be in search of a new Chicago condo at some point in 2015, River North might be a great place to begin your search, especially if you’re looking for a location that’s as energetic, innovative, and animated as this

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Gold Coast Condos For Sale, Chicago IL

There’s no shortage of reasons to move to Chicago’s Gold Coast, and if you’re looking for a location that’s vibrant, convenient, and close to all kinds of downtown amenities and attractions, few places better fit that mold than right here in the Gold Coast.

If you’re familiar with this part of town, you likely already know the Gold Coast real estate market is diverse and full of all kinds of options that are suitable for just about any home buyer. But among all the different types of housing in the area, Gold Coast condos for sale are unparalleled in so many different ways. The history and architecture behind a lot of Gold Coast condo buildings is unlike anything else you’ll find in other parts of the city, the unmatched views of Chicago’s lakefront are

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New Chicago Hotels in 2015

As we approach the end of 2014, next year looks to be another big year for Chicago, but not just in real estate, but also in the hotel industry as well. Over the past 12 months, we welcomed a number of new boutique and large-scale hotel developments to the Windy City, and as we get set to turn the calendar to 2015, four highly-anticipated hotel debuts are expected for downtown Chicago, which are detailed below:

The Chicago Athletic Association | 12 S. Michigan Avenue

 A joint venture between , the new hotel that will take take the place of the former Chicago Athletic Association will include a rooftop bar and restaurant that overlooks Millennium Park, a hard-to-beat location that’s directly across the street from the park, and upper scale

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Streeterville Condos For Sale, Chicago IL

If you’re looking for a full amenity high-rise condo in the heart of downtown Chicago, there’s no better place to search than Streeterville. Ideally located just off Chicago’s lakefront and perhaps defined by the famed Magnificent Mile on the neighborhood’s west side, there’s nothing quite like being able to call this impressive part of the Windy City home.

Along with all the shopping, dining, and stunning architecture though, Streeterville also has plenty of other amenities that make living not only attractive, but convenient as well. The CTA Red Line travels alongside the western edge of Streeterville and just about every major bus line has a station somewhere in the neighborhood, making for an easy and simple commute to just about any other part of

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Although the West Loop and Fulton Market are rapidly expanding when it comes to commercial development, those who know Chicago would certainly say River North is among the city's hottest locations for tech companies and tech start-ups of all different kinds.  

McDonald's, arguably one of the Chicago area's most famous corporations, is one company that has certainly taken notice of River North's high concentration of tech-related companies, so much so, that they even plan on opening a corporate office in the area next year in an effort to better recruit tech talent.   

According to a recent article from Crain's, some of the company's growing digital strategy team, designers, and various business development employees are expected to

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Chicago Condos

In case you missed it, back in September, St Louis-based moving company United Van Lines released its annual list of metropolitan areas clients seem to be moving to and from during the fairly-typical warm weather moving season, and this year, the list happened to catch our eye. 

In recent years, more people seemed to be moving out of the Windy City rather than making it a destination for their new home; but now, it seems that trend is slowly but surely starting to reverse. According to United Van Lines, Chicago was actually the most popular place to move to during its four month study over May through August, followed by Washington, Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, Dallas, Phoenix, and New York.  

Additionally, Chicago also dropped down to sixth on

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Most Chicagoans love summertime in the city, and for good reason. The warm weather, the beaches, the outdoor patios and cafes, and all the different street festivals certainly go a long way in making things fun and exciting all summer long here in Chicago. But for our money, the holiday season is also just as special for a number of different reasons, even despite the dreary cold weather that inevitable during this time of year.

So many different events, parties, festivals, and events are part of the holiday season in Chicago, and if we had to narrow down our list of the top things to do this year, here’s what we recommend:


Christkindlemarket 2014 | Daley Plaza

Running through December 24th, the 19th annual German style market features more than

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