Case studies

Our expertise lies in identifying properties, analyzing construction costs, rental forecasting, design consulting, building transition management, construction oversight, lease-up, stabilization, and ultimately selling the asset.

Single Unit Property Owners
Our company started by servicing single unit owners, who need to rent and manage their unit until they are ready to sell. We have a vast array of luxury units and high end condominiums that we manage, market and ultimately sell for the owner/investor.
Logan Square Obstacle Into Opportunity
Owner was dealing with a problem tenant and unit in poor condition when we took over management. We removed the tenant without eviction, renovated unit and increased rent by 37%.
Property Management Portfolio Acquisition
In 2016 we purchased a property management portfolio consisting of 60-units in 15 different buildings throughout the city. We immediately transitioned all tenants and owners to our pro perty management software and took over all operational and
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administrative duties. As soon as we assumed responsibility, we began creating custom-tailored maintenance plans and budgets for each property. We evaluated each building and assessed for ongoing and preventative mai ntenance items which resulted in us overseeing hundreds of thousands of dollars in capita l improvement projects including but not limited to kitchen and bathroom remodels, new flooring, tuck-pointing, roofing, HVAC, gutters, downspouts, etc.. We brought buildings up to code as needed, increased rents based on inve stment objectives and each owner’s individual cash position for each individual owner. Increased market rent for owners by 18% and retained all units for management Less
The Process: River West 6-flat
In 2014 we identified a six-unit building for a client. We assisted in renovated the building, rental forecasting and lease-up. After managing the property for 3 years, we successfully marketed and sold the building to owners who we still work with
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today. Our efforts yielded the client over a 100% return on initial investment. We still manage this property, and continue to maximize rents and minimize expenses. Less
Andersonville New Construction Single Family
We identified a 2-flat in an ideal location. We determined the highest and best use was to build a new construction single-family spec home. We developed the business strategy and budget, forecasted future sales figures, vetted and hired a builder,
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obtained financing and oversaw construction. Ultimately, in under one year we marketed the property for sale ourselves and yielded over a 20% cash-on-cash return. Less
River North Broken Condo Project
Our clients acquired more than 100 condominium units. Their investment strategy is to rent the condos and sell them off slowly. This rental portfolio was previously managed by another larger, well-established management company. We inherited a high
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vacancy rate and below market rental rates. Since taking over in 2014 we’ve pushed rents which resulted in 25% year-over-year rent increases. We eliminated vacancies and implemented turnover protocol that cuts apartment turnover time to under 24-hours. Less
Logan Square project on Spaulding
Logan Square project on Spaulding Clients acquired a 37-unit apartment building, in very poor shape, in an up-and-coming neighborhood. We took over management, oversaw renovations, stabilized the building, improved tenant base and doubled the income for owners.
vacancy rate and below market rental rates. Since taking over in 2014 we’ve pushed rents which resulted in 25% year-over-year rent increases. We eliminated vacancies and implemented turnover protocol that cuts apartment turnover time to under 24-hours. Less