Category Archives: RMK in the News

Suburbs Heat Up as Downtown Rents Cool

Suburban Development Suburbs Heat Up as Downtown Rents Cool   As rents in the urban core flatten, those in markets beyond are taking off. Developers and owners like Cortland, Bozzuto, and Kennedy Wilson are meeting the demand. By Joe Bousquin Courtesy Draper and KramerDraper and Kramer's EVO Apartments in Richmond Heights is less than 10 miles…

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M&R Development Scores LEED Gold At The Residences Of Wilmette

M&R Development Scores LEED Gold At The Residences Of Wilmette   Thanks in part to its green roof with drought-resistant plants, The Residences of Wilmette recently received LEED Gold certification from the USGBC. When Taylor Johnson client M&R Development creates a rental community, it goes for the gold, especially when it comes to environmentally kind projects. Case in point:…

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Chicago Apartments Achieve LEED Gold

  Chicago Apartments Achieve LEED Gold M&R Development's The Residences of Wilmette, which has 75 units, opened in October. The property features a green roof with drought-resistant vegetation and environmentally kind flooring, paints and sealants. The Residences of Wilmette, a five-story rental property in downtown Wilmette, Ill., developed by M&R Development, has earned LEED Gold certification.…

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After Apartments Flood Downtown Chicago, Building Boom Reaches Suburbs (Chicago Tribune)

  After Apartments Flood Downtown Chicago, Building Boom Reaches Suburbs Ryan OriContact Reporter Chicago Tribune Signs of an apartment boom are all over downtown Chicago, where construction cranes and the beginnings of towers dominate the skyline. It’s less visible and more spread out, but there’s an apartment construction spree happening in Chicago’s suburbs too. Rental construction…

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Chicago Apartment Boom Reaches Suburbs

Chicago Apartment Boom Reaches Suburbs Chicago Trubune   M&R Development's The Residences at Hamilton Lakes opened in Itasca, Ill., in 2017, offering convenient access to O'Hare International Airport as well as many suburban business hubs in Chicago's western suburbs.   For years, apartment development in the Chicago area was largely urban, with ubiquitous cranes working…

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