Serving the Loop and Near North neighborhoods of downtown Chicago
It’s clear that transparency is a phony issue

Lots of companies fuss over the idea – and promise transparency by the boatload, except when it really matters. For new businesses, transparency isn’t always a virtue.

Chicago housing market flying into rough skies in 2023

Higher monthly mortgage payments, real estate taxes, and inflation will make it a bumpy ride for both owners and renters.

Chicago home buyers still have a chance for holiday cheer

Mortgage hunters in Chicago still have a chance to avoid having a lump of coal stuffed into their Christmas stocking this year.

Chicago property tax hikes are a mystery to many homeowners

Arrows are pointing in multiple directions to explain Chicago’s dramatic property tax increases.

CloudBar: New sky-high lounge makes a toast to the best of Chicago

Whether you are seeking a romantic tete-a-tete, an eye-popping excursion for out-of-town visitors, or something in between, the new CloudBar cocktail lounge soars to new heights.

Property tax hikes of 20 percent in some North Side neighborhoods

With the unprecedented late December 1 arrival of the second installment of 2021 property tax bills, many North Side Chicago homeowners will be shocked to see rent hikes of 20 percent or more.

Championship worthy holiday getaway in Green Bay

Green Bay is widely known as Titletown in honor of its hometown Packers’ 13 national championships and four Super Bowl victories. Aside from pro football, the Wisconsin lakefront city truly dazzles during the holiday season.

‘Lightscape’ captures the brilliance of the holidays at Chicago Botanic Garden

The highly acclaimed holiday classic features a new path and new light-filled installations by international artists.

Home loan rates drop but the Grinch still rules market

The rocky 2022 mortgage market roller coaster continues its wild ride as prospective home buyers hang on for dear life and worry about the Grinch stealing their holiday cheer.

No holiday cheer for renters as landlords eye tax hikes

Most Chicago apartment dwellers should expect rent increases in 2023.