Chicago residential construction surges in June

As one of the markets taking its time to come out of the housing crash, the light seems to be getting brighter at the end of the tunnel for the Chicago real estate market. According to a recent report released by Dodge & Data Analytics, residential construction in Chicago increased in June and for the first part of the year compared with numbers seen the year prior …

Taking the temperature: Is Chicago’s construction sector feeling healthy?

The Chicago skyline is dotted with cranes. Streets are lined with new construction, some actively in the process of being turned into inventory for buyers and renters, and others sitting untouched for months or even years. …