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Good times roll on for suburban apartment landlords

  If you own an apartment building in downtown Chicago, the grass looks a lot greener out in the suburbs right now. With developers adding thousands of apartments to the city skyline, the supply of downtown units is exceeding demand, dragging down rents. But that’s not the case in the suburbs, where development also has […]

Big deals heat up west suburban apartment market

The burst of investment activity suggests that the suburban Chicago apartment market is still going strong after a record year for multifamily sales in 2016. Suburban rents are rising at a slow, steady pace, and developers haven’t gotten carried away with new projects, giving investors the confidence that they will continue to generate attractive returns by buying apartments here.