Michael Pierson and Chris Eigel, principals of the prestigious Chicago-area real estate firm Prudential Rubloff Properties, were pleased to report that 2012 was a great year for the company with $2.25 billion in sales, representing a 30% increase in closed volume over 2011 sales and surpassing Koenig & Strey Real Living at $2 billion. The company also received recognition from two national organizations, Real Trends and Prudential Real Estate Affiliates. To read the press release, please click here.
Mother Nature was so nice as to give us a glimpse of summer this past week! Looking forward to the next few months, when we’ll consistently have beautiful weather, it’s time to get some summer activities on the calendar.
Movies in the park is a great way to spend a pleasant summer evening. The Chicago Park District hosts these events in parks across the city almost every night from June into the beginning of September. The calendar has just been released, and weather pending, we’ll see you there!
Christine Hancock, of our Lincoln Park Halsted office, is featured in ChicagoMag.com’s Deal Estate section in an article about her historic West Loop listing, located at 728 West Jackson Street, #606. This large 1600 square foot, three bedroom concrete loft boasts 18 windows showcasing unobstructed east facing panoramic views and 12′ ceilings. To view the Deal Estate posting, please click here.
Don’t miss NBC’s LXTV show this Sunday at 11:00 pm when Prudential Rubloff’s listing at 105 Indian Ridge Road in Lake Forest will be featured! Julie Morse, Prudential Rubloff Lake Forest, is the listing agent!
According to REAL Trends, Inc., the well-respected research, publishing and communication company, Prudential Rubloff ranked #43 in the REAL Trends 500 based on closed sales volume for 2012! To read the press release, please click here.
Brad Lippitz, of our Broadway office, is featured on HGTV FrontDoor.com in an article about how much house you can get for $500,000 in Chicago. Featured in the article is Brad’s Uptown listing, located at 5048 North Marine Drive #A7-8. This dazzling art deco duplex penthouse boasts amazing views of the park and the lake. To view the original article, please click here.
Joan Fox’s luxury rental listing, located on the 10th floor of the Drake Hotel, is featured in the May 2013 edition of Michigan Avenue Magazine. This ultimate 4,000 square foot penthouse rental was once home to the Drake Hotel manager, an ambassador, a Russian prince and an Austrian princess. It boasts four bedrooms, four and a half baths and access to all of the wonderful Drake Hotel services and amenities. To view the article, please click here.
Beki Darin, of our Lincoln Park Halsted office, is featured on HGTV FrontDoor.com in an article about how much house you can get for $250,000 in Chicago. Featured in the article is Beki’s Grand Boulevard listing, located at 4348 South Langley Street, #1. This 2,800 square foot duplex down is custom made with the sophisticated buyer in mind and is filled with natural light. To view the original article, please click here.
Just in time for the warm temperatures in the Chicago forecast, the Kentucky Derby and Cinco De Mayo are knocking at our door. The first weekend in May will host both of these events, and here is the information you’ll need to keep busy celebrating all weekend!
On Saturday, ladies, dust off your big hats and men, put on your “Sunday’s Best” to get into the mindset for the Kentucky Derby. You’ll find specials at many of your local watering holes, as well as contests and prizes for best hat, and classiest dress. For a list of events around the city visit Metromix here.
Then top your Sunday with a sombrero and guacamole for Cinco De Mayo! There are specials throughout the city at some of the best Mexican restaurants in honor of the holiday. But, if you’re looking for somewhere to celebrate with children, there is a three day festival at Douglas Park Cultural and Community Center. You can find that information here.