Jessica Thom

Support Local Innovation: Vote for Chicago in the Mayors Challenge Contest

Did you know that the city of Chicago collects more than seven million rows of data each day?  This data includes everything from parking and traffic violation information to crime and health care statistics. While tackling such a large amount of information seems impossible, local innovators have plans to organize this data by building the …

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The Most Popular Home Buying Preferences of 2013

As the housing market continues to strengthen, it’s important for builders to recognize the top features and floor plans that Chicago new home buyers are requesting. At a recent Southwest Suburban Home Builders Association meeting, Dick Greenwood, VP/Director of Coldwell Banker Builder Marketing shared current home buyer demands. Multigenerational floor plans. We’ve been talking a …

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K2 Offers the Latest in Luxury Chicago New Apartment Living

K2 is now leasing new luxury Chicago apartments in one of the city’s hottest locations between the River North and West Loop neighborhoods. Perfect for young professionals, these apartments provide easy access to plenty of dining, nightlife and entertainment. Renters can select from studio, one, two or three bedroom apartments as well as two or …

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Do You Dig It?

Zillow, known primarily as the popular website for new home listings, has now launched its own home decor and remodeling website. Zillow Digs, which is similar to Houzz and Pinterest, allows users to save and search through a series of inspirational home design images. Users can find images based on style, cost and room type. …

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Hot New York Fashion Week Trends You Can Incorporate into Your Home

Another New York Fashion week has come and gone, but the latest runway trends are here to stay—until next season, that is. In the meantime, here’s how to incorporate the hot looks from the 2013 runway into your recently purchased real estate in Chicago. Go bold with burnt orange. This shade is going to be …

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