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Demand for apartments reaches 5-year high across US

Across the nation demand for apartments is now at a five-year high, a consequence of slow home sales and...

Chicago Mayor Emanuel leaves behind a city flush with development, but also mounting problems

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a thing for construction cranes. The mayor was known to demand regular reports from the city’s buildings department on the...

Thor scales back plan for spec office project in Chicago

Thor Equities shaved two floors off its planned spec office building at the gateway to Fulton Market, and said...

Downtown Chicago is seeing a surge in new apartments — is it enough?

Chicago is expected to get nearly 8,000 new apartments in the next three years, but a new report suggests...

FYI: Chicago is sinking

Homeowners living along the shore of southern Lake Michigan who’ve dealt with wildly fluctuating water levels over the past few decades now have another worry: Chicago and other parts of the region are sinking....

R. Kelly evicted from Chicago recording studio that doubled as residence

Singer R. Kelly was evicted from a Near West Side industrial building that he used for a recording studio...

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago developers shrug off Amazon snub

The public and private leaders who aggressively pitched Chicago to be the site of Amazon’s second North American headquarters...

Tower of power: A look at the big names buying at this Chicago condo

A 7-foot-tall Chicago Bull, a candy company magnate and the richest man in Illinois walk into the lobby of...

Sam Zell to exit Chicago office market with sale of corporate complex


Sam Zell is poised to exit the Chicago office market after finalizing a deal to sell his last remaining...

How one Chicago landlord became the face of gentrification

Most renters couldn’t identify the owner of their apartment, but for Mark Fishman, there’s no hiding behind a corporation....

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