The Grove was a quality transit-oriented development from a top-tier builder in a location steps from the CTA Blue Line in Forest Park. You can meet the developer in the above 2007 video, and see more of the development in this video with his daughter.
A 2,246 square foot 2-bedroom, 2 ½ bath townhome at 528 Grove Ln sold for $444,500 in June 2007. It was listed last July at $325,000 and is now offered as a short sale for $199,900.
613 Grove Ln is a 1,903 square foot 2-bedroom, 2 ½ bath townhome that sold for $380,500 in October 2006. It was listed for sale last June at $359,900 and is currently asking $249,900 as a short sale.
The severity of these price drops in a development like this is pretty shocking. The asking prices are likely to be well below replacement cost.