Multifamily N Illinois
Dearborn Homes community in Chicago's Bronzeville set to go solar

Dearborn Homes community in Chicago's Bronzeville set to go solar

In a first of its kind public and private sector innovation project for Chicago, the Dearborn Homes public housing development that serves more than 600 families in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood is producing renewable energy via private solar panels primarily on its rooftops. This solar installation completed this month supports ComEd’sBronzeville Community microgrid, a small power grid that can generate its own power to keep electricity flowing to customers and support critical public services when there’s an interruption on the main grid.

Multifamily N Illinois
Wheeling Town Center residences open

Wheeling Town Center residences open

The ONE luxe apartments complex at Wheeling Town Center officially opened in Wheeling, Illinois. CallisonRTKL served as the architect, working in partnership with Wheeling Town Center’s developer, The Lynmark Group. The residences are phase I of a two-part Wheeling Town Center master plan.

Student Housing N Illinois
Corvias partners with Illinois Tech to deliver 330 new residential beds by fall 2020

Corvias partners with Illinois Tech to deliver 330 new residential beds by fall 2020

Corvias and the Illinois Institute of Technology will renovate Bailey Hall in order to provide new living space for 330 freshmen and sophomores by fall semester of 2020, as part of Illinois Tech’s student housing program. The partnership is comprised of Corvias for development and management, Dirk Denison Architects for design and Gilbane Building Company for construction.

CRE N Illinois
CRE Future Leaders: Aaron Sklar

CRE Future Leaders: Aaron Sklar

Since joining mid-market multifamily specialists Kiser Group in February 2015, Aaron Sklar, 31, has successfully completed transactions in excess of $110,000,000 on behalf of his clients as well as brokered the sale of over 1,900 units.

Office N Illinois
Wight & Company completes interiors for downtown Chicago HQ of Legacy.com

Wight & Company completes interiors for downtown Chicago HQ of Legacy.com

Chicago-based integrated design and delivery firm Wight & Company has completed the new headquarters for Legacy.com, the nation’s leading online publisher of life memorials and end-of-life resources. The 18,000-square-foot space located at 230 W. Monroe Street in Chicago’s Loop, consolidates 100 of Legacy’s technology, customer service and administrative employees from two different suburban locations.