With “top 10” and “best places to live” lists popping up all over the web, we’ve been wondering which suburbs are the best to buy a house and raise a family. We examine the motivations behind such “listicles” and give a little love to the ‘burbs.
How a neighborhood's property is valued plays a key role in its housing market. Learn how appraisers in the Chicago area determine the value of a property, and try your hand at appraising a home yourself.
Hot Doug's owner Doug Sohn chats up Tony about his new book, Hot Doug's: The Book, and how he refined America's favorite tubular meat. Chicago magazine's Dennis Rodkin explains how immigrants can boost area home values, according to research done at Duke University.
The glitzy towers of downtown Chicago are filled with offices that boast impressive financial returns, but their biggest cash flow may be one they all share: the Chicago River. A new report quantifies the economic returns of river investments.
Now that the former headquarters of Motorola Mobility in Libertyville is up for sale, who’s likely to buy it?Before we think about it - consider first that the most recent vacancy rate for similar office space in Libertyville is 28.7 percent - almost twice as high as in the city.That’s b