(August 21, 2017) Chicago, IL – On the tenth of July, longtime Northfield local, Focus, moved its offices to 100 South Wacker Drive in the heart of the Loop in downtown Chicago.
The developers of a two-year old apartment project in Glenview have cashed out, selling the complex to a Los Angeles investment firm for nearly $81 million.
By Alby Gallun
June and July were busy months at Kelmscott Park.
Progress has been swift in Vernon Hills as the Focus construction team recently topped off the parking structure for the new Atworth at Mellody Farm
(Chicago, IL) On Thursday, June 29th the Focus team was joined by our subcontractors and various stakeholders of the Kelmscott Park project to celebrate the topping off of three luxury apartment buildings located in the heart of Lake Forest.
The footprint of the Atworth at Mellody Farm is starting to take shape in Vernon Hills.
(June 28, 2017 – Chicago, IL) On May 31st, Focus Associate Vice President of Development, Christine Kolb was joined by Rex Tolliver (Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago), Brian Thompson (Executive Vice President of Investments, CA Ventures) and Jim Hennessy (Associate Vice President for Commercial Real Estate, University of Chicago) to discuss the future of campus-centric development at the Real Estate Finance Forum (REFF) bi-annual luncheon. Attendees of the event, held at the East Bank Club in downtown Chicago, included representatives of the real estate industry, higher-education institutions, and stakeholders from communities adjacent to the UIC and U of C campuses.
This rendering shows the proposed nine-story apartment building at 831 Emerson Street in Evanston. Plans were approved by city council on June 12, 2017. (City of Evanston)
By: Genevieve Bookwalter, Pioneer Press
Evanston city leaders on Monday approved plans for a nine-story apartment building development at 831 Emerson Street near downtown.
The Residences at Kelmscott Park in downtown Lake Forest continue to speed towards completion.
Developers are looking to make big investments in the Near West Side neighborhood
BY JAY KOZIARZ JUN 7, 2017
The 410 units of the rebranded SCIO apartments are being renovated and will be joined by a new 19-story tower.
While the West Loop continues to heat up, some of the energy is migrating south over the Eisenhower Expressway to Chicago’s University Village/Little Italy neighborhood. With its proximity to downtown and the Illinois Medical District, transit options, and an established commercial corridor on Taylor Street, developers are taking notice. At a meeting last night, several upcoming developments were shown to residents—many of which were surprisingly eager to see their neighborhood’s vacant and underutilized land revitalized.