Combined sales at the five biggest firms here jumped 27 percent in 2012 from 2011, according to a new report. The biggest mover was @properties, where sales rose 41 percent.
The Chicago-based apartment investor paid $4.5 million for 12 unsold condos, retail space and parking at Bucktown Station, a 15-unit development, saving developer Bruce Fogelson from foreclosure.
Also, a Waterton Associates co-founder sells in Lincoln Park, and a Bucktown tavern turned LEED-certified home is about to hit the market.
Also, a former Chicago Fire players sells a Wicker Park condo, and @properties' co-founders start a title firm.
(AP) — The case pits the grandmotherly Jacqueline Goldberg against a New Yorker who revels in his image as a big talker with big ideas.
The venture that took over nearly 500 units in three failed South Loop condominium projects last year has already sold more than 100 a few months after re-launching sales, another good sign for the…