Draper and Kramer Announces First “Aspiring Artist” at Aspire Residences in Chicago’s South Loop

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, today announced it has selected local artist Canary Garcia for a year-long residency as the “Aspiring Artist” at Aspire Residences, the firm’s new 24-story, 275-unit apartment tower that will open in August at 2111 S. Wabash Ave. in Chicago’s South Loop. “Art has become more important than ever in multifamily developments, … Continued

Pre-Leasing Underway at Aspire Residences in Chicago’s South Loop

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, today announced pre-leasing is underway for Aspire Residences, a 24-story, 275-unit apartment tower at 2111 S. Wabash Ave. in Chicago’s South Loop. Located less than a block from the CTA’s Cermak/McCormick Place Green Line station, the transit-oriented development is slated to welcome first move-ins this summer. “Residents of Aspire will enjoy … Continued

What Does a Renovated Apartment Mean?

Renovated apartments offer residents a discreet, creative union of the traditional and the modern through updated living spaces with the finishes, fixtures, and amenities that today’s renters value. Renovations also tend to generate better rents, reduced vacancies, higher property values, and better branding for property owners. But what exactly are renovated apartments and what can renters … Continued

Renovations Complete at Lake Meadows Market

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, a national real estate services firm, today announced it has completed the second phase of its ongoing renovation of the Lake Meadows Market retail center in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. The final element of Phase 2 was a full interior and exterior renovation of the center’s 193,000-square-foot Jewel-Osco grocery store. Jewel-Osco parent … Continued

Draper and Kramer Tops Off and Reveals Name of Apartment Tower in Chicago’s South Loop

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, yesterday celebrated the topping-off of its new 24-story, 275-unit apartment tower at 2111 S. Wabash Ave. in Chicago’s South Loop. Called Aspire Residences, the transit-oriented development – located less than a block from the CTA’s Cermak/McCormick Place Green Line station – is the largest residential community built in the South Loop’s … Continued

Draper and Kramer Celebrates Grand Opening of 61 Banks Street in Chicago

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, last week celebrated the grand opening of 61 Banks Street, an eight-story, 58-unit boutique rental building at Banks Street and Lake Shore Drive, on the last developable lakefront parcel in Chicago’s premier Gold Coast neighborhood. “It has been three decades since a new residential building opened along this prominent stretch of … Continued

Draper and Kramer Breaks Ground on 2111 S. Wabash in McCormick Square Area of Chicago’s South Loop

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, today announced it has started construction on 2111 S. Wabash Ave., a 24-story, 275-unit building in the McCormick Square area of Chicago’s South Loop. Located less than one block from the CTA’s Cermak/McCormick Place Green Line station, the transit-oriented development will offer residents a convenient location just a five-minute train ride … Continued

Draper and Kramer Welcomes City of Chicago’s First Culver’s at Lake Meadows Market

Full-service real estate firm Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, is proud to announce its Lake Meadows Market retail center in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood is home to the City of Chicago’s first Culver’s. The restaurant’s grand opening was celebrated during a Jan. 23 ribbon-cutting with franchise owner Baron Waller, Culver’s Co-Founder Craig Culver, Culver’s President and CEO … Continued

Draper and Kramer Breaks Ground on 61 Banks Street in Chicago’s Gold Coast

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, has started construction on 61 Banks Street, a new boutique residential rental building along Chicago’s lakefront. The intimate eight-story property, which will grace the last undeveloped site on North Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast neighborhood, will feature a mix of 58 upscale two- and three-bedroom residences, including seven two-story … Continued

Draper and Kramer Opens The Flats at EVO Apartments in Suburban St. Louis

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, a full-service national real estate firm, announces it has opened The Flats at EVO, a collection of 46 townhome-inspired rental apartments in the popular St. Louis suburb of Richmond Heights, Mo. The new-construction community is the second phase of EVO, a multi-phase rental development that also includes an adjacent four-story, 281-unit … Continued