April 2013

Found 3 blog entries for April 2013.

Chicago Tech-Start Up CompaniesMany outsiders generally associate Chicago with deep dish pizza, hot dogs with an obnoxious amount of toppings, and overwhelmingly bad baseball teams. But as the New York Times pointed out last year, downtown Chicago is also generating strong momentum for being a revitalized hotspot for both large-scale and small-time technology companies to call home. River North, one of Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods for trendy new restaurants and chic condominium and loft spaces, is now home to the mega daily-deal website company Groupon, the Chicago offices for Google, and dozens of other tech-related businesses.

The transformation of empty warehouses and Chicago’s famed Merchandise Mart building into desirable new loft-style office space has paved the way for

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Downtown Chicago Real EstateLately we’ve been sharing with our readers how hot the downtown Chicago real estate market has become—see More West Loop Development on the Way & Condos in Chicago’s Trump Tower Continue to Sell at Rapid Pace—and today, we’re going to continue that trend. Here at the See Chicago Real Estate Network, we work hard to match home buyers searching the Chicago real estate market with agents and brokers specializing in each specific area, and it’s because of this philosophy that puts the fun back into what’s often a complex and stressful financial decision.

In the first 3 weeks of April, our network of Chicago real estate agents have closed 19 transactions overall and we’re working on several more deals as we speak. Agents like Susy Grossman and Susie

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Everyone loves summertime in Chicago and much of that passion is derived from the numerous concerts the downtown and surrounding neighborhoods host each and every year. Back in 2005, construction started on the Charter One Pavilion on Northerly Island, and since then, this popular downtown Chicago concert venue has been hosting more than a handful of shows each year—all at about a 7,500 person capacity.

However, just recently announced were venue improvement plans that will now allow the city of Chicago to start generating more revenue from the Northerly Island park space. Such plans will include a larger stage, an upgraded video screen, new sound and lighting systems, new restrooms, new temporary seating, a VIP club, and a redeveloped lawn that will

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