Category: commercial

Chicago 2021: State of the Real Estate Market

Chicago 2021: State of the Real Estate Market
As we enter 2021, we must take a look at the state of the real estate and construction markets amid the pandemic and subsequent economic shifts that resulted. Many companies have been able to weather the shift of the pandemic, while other businesses, especially those dependent on the public gathering in commercial real estate spaces,... Read more »

Chicago: A History of Real Estate

Chicago: A History of Real Estate
As we continue quarantine in our sacred spaces and while the streets have slowed, the parks and public spaces have closed, I can’t help but think of the built environment of Chicago and how there’s such a rich history in building types, layout, city-planning and home styles. In every city, there’s usually an event that... Read more »

Stay Home, Builders

Stay Home, Builders
Hello Chicago! I’ve taken some time away from Building Chicago, so I’d like to re-introduce myself and let everyone know what’s next! My name is Dion Hickles and I am a trained civil engineer, construction manager, real estate developer, broker, homemaker, gardener, interior designer and artist. Within this current climate, I wanted to expand the... Read more »
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Sourcing a Reputable Real Estate Broker: What's Most Important

Sourcing a Reputable Real Estate Broker: What's Most Important
A real estate broker is a real estate professional that serves as an intermediary between a principal seller, buyer or renter; they represent the best interests of a party within a residential or commercial real estate transaction. This relationship is an agency relationship or the legal relationship between the principal/client and the real estate agent.... Read more »