The restaurant industry is one of the hottest in Chicago, so Steve Grzanich sat down for a deep dive with Doug Roth (President and CEO of Playground Hospitality) and David Stone (Founder and Principal of Stone Real Estate) to touch on the Fulton Market, Michigan Avenue, and other Chicago areas that are driving the industry […]
1 Suburban Transit-Oriented Development Sparkles, Another’s Just Dull – Here’s Why
The Main is a new nine-story, 112-unit apartment building at Chicago Avenue and Main Street in Evanston. It has a saw-toothed wall of glass and is next to a CTA Purple Line station.
The Colorful Story Behind the Windows
The Colorful Story Behind the Windows: Stone Real Estate Partners with Arts of Life In our industry, leasing banners are just what you do. It’s standard. When you’re trying to lease retail space in a building, you put a few leasing banners in the windows that might have a nice pattern or bright color on […]
David Stone and John Vance represent CIM Group in the Taureaux Tavern Lease at 401 S. Financial Place
French brasserie to open in financial district as part of plaza redesign.
Clybourn Corridor Rents on Rise in 2016
Retail rents in the Clybourn Corridor rose in 2016, demonstrating the area’s strength even amid increased vacancy and new developments in the works.
Craft Beer Galore: Nic on Fifth Lands 100-Tap HopCat Restaurant
Nicollet Mall has seen plenty of exits in the past year or so, but a big, beer-focused restaurant is coming to one of the street’s newest buildings.
The State of the Chicago Retail Market! – Featuring David Stone
The State of the Chicago Retail Market! In episode 5, Phil gets the state of the Chicago Retail market from one of Chicago’s premiere retail brokers, David Stone of Stone Real Estate Corporation. David discusses the recent soaring rents in the North Michigan Avenue riverfront area, the challenges and advantages of leasing a unique building […]
Trib Tower buyer is on a roll in Chicago
Almost five years after buying the financially distressed Block 37 and then building the Loop’s largest apartment tower in decades atop the shopping mall, CIM Group is drawing up a real estate development that could make an even larger impact on Chicago’s skyline.
Loop Retail Vacancy Lowest Since at Least 2002
With more retailers pouring into the Loop in 2015, vacancy reached its lowest level in at least 14 years. Overall vacancy fell to 9.9 percent last year, the lowest point since Stone Real Estate began compiling a Loop report in 2002, according to the Chicago-based retail brokerage. Vacancy the past two years was 10.8 percent, […]
Retail’s Torrid Romance With Chicago
Retail’s Torrid Romance With Chicago Like a tempestuous relationship—or the Coachella Astronaut that creeped on unsuspecting hispters last weekend— Chicago’s retail recovery is inspired, uneven, and unpredictable. On April 22, we’ll be holding a special Retail Summit to find out where it’ll surface next. Bisnow Chicago office head Jonathan Hobfoll snapped this pic and can […]