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February 6, 2017

Jane Kanan of Draper and Kramer recognized by Chicago Business Journal in its 2017 Women of Influence

The Chicago Business Journal is proud to announce its 2017 Women of Influence. The women we’re recognizing here are women who’ve made an impact both professionally and in their communities. They’ve found success in a range of businesses affecting the Chicago economy, including health care, law, real estate and finance ...

January 31, 2017

Draper and Kramer a part of record-shattering year for Chicago metropolitan area multifamily

The sexiest sector in Chicago commercial real estate last year was far and away multifamily. Sales volume records were on pace to be shattered in the city and suburbs by July, and they were. Downtown sales topped $1.53B, while suburban apartment sales eclipsed $1.3B ...

January 30, 2017

Craig Achtzehn of Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. talks trends shaping the residential market

“Rates will be a little higher for homebuyers, but the economy is also stronger,” said Craig Achtzehn, vice president of residential lending for Chicago-based Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. “We’re also already seeing the pendulum swing back the other direction on approvals, with government agencies and mortgage insurance companies allowing ...

January 5, 2017

Draper and Kramer Partnership Acquires Village Park of Palatine

Village Park of Palatine features 15 two and three-story buildings on a 28-acre site. The unit mix includes 154 studio and one-bedroom units averaging 706 square feet, 195 two-bedroom units averaging 994 square feet and 99 three-bedroom units averaging 1,225 square feet. Compared to its competitive set, Village Park of Palatine is one of only a few to have a significant supply of three bedroom units. ...

December 19, 2016

Chicago investor bulks up SA portfolio with 324-unit multifamily buy

Chicago investment firm Draper and Kramer will start and finish the year with multifamily acquisitions in San Antonio, bookending 2016 with the purchase of more than 665 units. Draper and Kramer — one of the largest privately held real estate firms in the United States — has closed on its purchase of the 324-unit The View at Encino Commons ...


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