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Planned Property Management lands $68M refi on River North resi tower

750 N. Rush Street and Planned Property Management CEO Robert Buford (Credit: Chicago Association of Realtors and PPM) Planned Property Management has landed a $68 million refinance on the Chicagoan, its 37-story apartment tower in River North. JPMorgan Chase financed Read More...

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Why Compass, @properties and tech startups are diving into bridge loans

Residential agents are uniquely positioned to assist buyers who are in the in-between phase (Credit: iStock) Once the gatekeepers to sales listings, real estate agents are increasingly in front of another key aspect of the home-buying process: the financing. To Read More...

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Walton Street Capital’s mall sale highlights retail market woes

Location of the Poplar-Prairie Stone Crossing and Walton Street Capital CEO, Neil Bluhm (Credit: Google Maps and Getty Images) Malls around the country are a dying breed, and ’s latest sale highlights their potential for extinction. A venture led by Read More...

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Dutch hotelier to add 280 rooms to planned 47-story tower, then buy a piece of it

Rendering of Sterling Bay/Magellan tower at 300 North Michigan Avenue just south of the Chicago River A Netherlands-based hotel company plans to open a 280-key hotel within Sterling Bay and Magellan Development Group’s upcoming 47-story building at 300 N. Michigan Read More...