JDL Development racks up another pricey sale at No. 9 Walton

A trust paid $8.8M for a 32nd-floor unit in luxury Gold Coast condo building

JDL Development’s Jim Letchinger and 9 West Walton Street (Credit: Gold Coast Realty Chicago)
JDL Development’s Jim Letchinger and 9 West Walton Street (Credit: Gold Coast Realty Chicago)

JDL Development has recorded another big sale at its No. 9 Walton luxury condo tower, selling a 32nd-floor unit to a trust for $8.8 million.

The deal for the unit at 9 West Walton Street in the Gold Coast closed early this month, according to the Chicago Tribune.

It is the latest high-priced transaction in the building, which has attracted a number of high-profile buyers.

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Trader Jeffrey Wolfson and his wife recently paid $8.2 million for a full-floor unit on the 33rd floor.

Other notable buyers include aircraft exec Neil Book, who paid $6.3 million in November for a four-bedroom condo on the 23rd floor; personal injury attorney Flip Corboy, who paid $6.1 million for a unit on the 24th floor; and Sara Lurie, daughter of philanthropist Ann Lurie and late real estate executive Bob Lurie. She paid more than $5.7 million for a four-bedroom unit.

They join Chicago Blackhawks star Jonathan Toews, Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward and former Chicago Bulls center Omer Asik on the owners roster in the building. [Chicago Tribune] — John O’Brien