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The Link Evanston Construction Progress Update, November 2018

Construction progresses at the Link Evanston.

The Focus construction team continues to make progress as construction continues at the Link Evanston. Teams have secured the structure of floors 1 -3 and finished erecting the steel columns and beams, including all for the detail work required for the steel on level 4. In addition, teams began pouring the topping slab for the future amenity deck.

Looking ahead.

In the coming weeks, teams will begin erecting precast plank for Level 4 and will install grout, rebar ad conduit lines starting on the East side, moving through to the West side of the building. Once the 4th floor in complete, teams will continue in the same fashion upwards through the additional floors.

To learn more about the Link Evanston, please visit https://www.thelinkevanston.com/

Evanston aldermen approve nine-story apartment building near downtown

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.

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New Evanston Apartment Building Sells for $70 Million

By: Alby Gallun

1717The developers of a brand-new 175-unit apartment building in Evanston sold the project for a hefty gain even before leasing up the project, a sign of the strong investor demand for multifamily properties in the Chicago suburbs.

Atlanta-based pension fund adviser Invesco Ltd. paid about $70 million for the eight-story building at 1717 Ridge Ave., according to people familiar with the transaction. At $400,000 a unit, it is likely the highest per-unit price ever paid for a suburban Chicago apartment property. Continue reading