Tag: Grand Bend

Evanston's Grand Bend cuts prices dramatically to sell out now

“Our compelling prices represent a dramatic opportunity to buy high-end, very large, brand new condominiums at near auction-level pricing,” said Andy Kiener, when he gave me the details on recent price cuts at Grand Bend at Green Bay in Evanston. Kiener is a partner in Insight Real Estate Partners, the marketing firm for the project.... Read more »

Positive news on the Evanston real estate front

Only 25 percent of the units at the condo tower formerly known as the Winthrop Club had been sold by the time the lender took the property back, according to a recent report from Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily. Amalgamated Bank has changed the property’s name and will market the remainder of the units. The... Read more »

New rent-to-own program at Grand Bend at Green Bay, Evanston

Quite a few people, in the current market, need more flexibility in the timing of purchasing their next home. They might have their equity tied up in a home that will take a while to sell, or they may be relocating from one town to another. Grand Bend at Green Bay recently announced a rent-to-own... Read more »

A buyer talks about Evanston's Grand Bend at Green Bay

There’s often a disconnect between what real estate developers perceive as the most attractive features of their projects and how their buyers perceive them. Jillian, a mergers and acquisitions specialist with a large accounting firm, and her husband bought their unit at Grand Bend at Green Bay pre-construction two years ago. She set aside a... Read more »

A WalkScore shootout - Roscoe Village vs Evanston

Ask people what characteristic they most value in a city neighborhood and they’ll often answer “walkability” or “pedestrian-friendliness.” City dwellers have been known to indulge a presumption that suburban neighborhoods are hostile to pedestrians. That prejudice imay be bolstered when they drive north along Green Bay Rd in Evanston and see scenes such as the... Read more »