These 4 New-Construction Developments Include All The Features Buyers Want In A Condo Or Townhome Today

Six months into the Covid-19 pandemic, home has taken on new meaning, as our wants and needs have changed. For many people, home has literally and figuratively become the center of the universe, and reflects not only our desire for safety and security but also our practical need to accomplish so much more within four walls.

For example, as people continue working from home, their desire for a designated place to set up shop during the week has only increased. Likewise, flex space has become a big draw, as it can serve multiple purposes from a gym to a playroom to a classroom. There is also an increased call for private outdoor space, where people can safely relax or socialize.

Many of these needs are relatively easily met in single-family homes, but they’re harder to satisfy in condo and townhome settings. However, these four new-construction developments seem to be almost tailor-made for the times:

EVEQ West Loop

Outdoor space for every home, including terrace units with over 1,000 square feet of private patio and private rooftop decks for penthouse residences, offer EVEQ West Loop’s residents the perfect complement to their indoor living space.

The luxury mid-rise building also offers three- and four-bedroom floor plans, giving city dwellers the flex space they require to set up a home office (or two), fitness room, and/or kids’ playroom. Open living areas, high ceilings, and ample storage round out these spacious urban residences. And with base prices starting in the $900,000s and topping out at just over $1.3 million, EVEQ is a bargain compared to other new construction in the neighborhood.

Homes at EVEQ West Loop are delivering this summer!

Alcove Wicker Park

Situated in an off-the-street location that’s just steps from Wicker Park’s exciting dining and shopping scene, Alcove Wicker Park features luxury condominiums and townhomes between Milwaukee Avenue, Paulina Street, and Division Street. The condominium building has two-, three-, and four-bedroom plans, some of which have their own private maisonette-style entrances. Each condo has high ceilings, designer finishes, and large private outdoor terrace. Select plans have a dedicated home office.

Alcove Wicker Park’s 12 townhomes come with three bedrooms plus a first-floor flex room and a top-floor bonus room, both of which can serve as an office, gym, bedroom, or den. Designer finishes, a large private balcony, and a two-car attached garage complete each home.

Superior House

River North’s hottest new condominium development adds 33 new residences with striking contemporary architecture by FitzGerald Associates and refined interior design from the award-winning Gary Lee Partners. Each home is a corner unit, allowing for spacious room-sized inset terraces, outfitted with a high-end grilling system from NewAge Products.

The three- and four-bedroom floor plans also feature a den large enough to accommodate multiple uses – think home office and Peloton® studio. Plenty of natural light is delivered through expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. Additionally, large primary suites with luxury baths create a spa-like oasis within each home.

Superior House also includes a plethora of amenities for a boutique building. In addition to a fitness center and lounge with a full kitchen and several seating areas, Superior House’s rooftop has an outdoor kitchen, bar, sundeck, firepit, herb garden, and dog run. In short, you never have to leave the building to entertain, exercise, or walk your dog.

Additional building amenities include a formal lobby and parking garage.

Gateway Northbrook

About 25 miles north of the city, you’ll find the maintenance-free, luxury townhome community of Gateway Northbrook. With three-bedroom floor plans, luxury finishes and city-inspired touches like Chicago brick and optional roof decks, Gateway Northbrook brings a downtown-neighborhood feel to the North Shore suburbs. Every residence at Gateway Northbrook has a first-floor flex room, which is specifically zoned to allow sole proprietors to legally operate a business from the comfort of home. The Wrigley floor plan has an incredible rooftop deck option, allowing you to expand your living space to the outdoors, and giving you the perfect place to relax or entertain.

Location is everything at Gateway Northbrook. Residents have convenient access to local favorites such as Village Green Park, Sunset Foods, and Graeter’s, and they are within walking distance of Northbrook’s top-rated schools, public library, and Metra station.

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