| Feb 6, 2015
| 1:17 PM
Volvo of Oak Park is set to be under new ownership in the spring, and the village of Oak Park is cutting another deal with the new owners.
"If everything goes well, we would be looking at closing on the real estate portion of the deal in March," said...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 4:33 PM
Developer Shaffin Jetha has worked on hotels in Mount Vernon and apartments near Patterson Park, but the west side is a new neighborhood for him — and that's part of its appeal.
"The land rush hasn't hit that part of the city yet," said Jetha,...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 12:29 PM
A Lake Bluff home with ties to a Civil War colonel could be named a historical landmark after a developer proposed buying the house to tear down and replace with two new ones.
The Lake Bluff Historic Preservation Commission punted to their April meeting...
| Feb 3, 2015
BLOOMFIELD — The town's 2014 grand list of taxable property decreased by $33.16 million, or 1.6 percent, from 2013.
The total grand list stands at $2.03 billion.
Assessor Walter Topliff Jr. said that the dip was primarily due to a $75.6 million,...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 4:33 PM
On 83 acres in White Marsh, R. Kelvin Antill has a vision for a retail mecca: more than 100 outlet stores attracting shoppers who will drive up to an hour for a chance to buy designer clothes and high-end handbags at discounted prices.
| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:14 PM
Wouldn’t it be nice to pass a vacant downtown building and see beautiful paintings and sculptures where boarded-up windows used to be?
That is exactly what Unexpected Art & Decor founders Jeanine Turner and Jeffrey Kent thought. The two pooled...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:48 PM
The Skokie developer charged with transforming the vacant lot that once housed the Purple Hotel into a $135 million shopping center and hotel has linked-up with a new joint venture partner.
Owner of the former Purple Hotel site, North Capital Group,...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 1:08 PM
The Z Palm Beach Residences starts at a pricey $2.3 million, but buyers don't just get a condo for that kind of cash. They'll also be given a Tesla Model S, valued at about $75,000.
A little farther south, a seller asking $3.5 million for a Boca Raton...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:08 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wants to give a tax break to supermarkets that locate in unserved Baltimore areas and to add more protections for homeowners facing a city tax sale because of unpaid taxes or water bills.
The two proposals are key parts of...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 6:24 PM
Chicago's Building Department published its first "problem landlords" list on its website Monday night in an attempt to crack down and publicly shame apartment building owners into providing tenants with basic services such as heat, hot water and...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 10:00 PM
A debt payment of $400,000 from the struggling Gary Community School Corp. has been approved by the Gary Sanitary Board.
The school district’s past due bill for sewage services was $743,000, but after talks between the two public entities, an...