US Housing Market Continues the Move into “Buy Territory”

According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across the country remain a sound investment. The BH&J Index is a quarterly report that attempts to answer the question: In today’s housing market, is it better to … More US Housing Market Continues the Move into “Buy Territory”

Riverpoint Center sells for $107 million

Maryland retail real estate investor Federal Realty Investment Trust said it paid $107 million for a shopping center on the western edge of Lincoln Park, the second big retail sale in the neighborhood this year. Riverpoint Center, a 211,000-square-foot strip mall at Fullerton Avenue and the North Branch of the Chicago River, is 97 percent … More Riverpoint Center sells for $107 million

$5 Million New Library for Francis Parker School

The library begins a $5 million renovation that’s been three years in the making. It’s expected to “integrate the use of technology into curriculum and vice versa,” according to the school’s tech specialist Sarah Beebe, and offer maximum flexibility and adaptability for future technological advances. This is not an old-school library, and rules have been relaxed … More $5 Million New Library for Francis Parker School