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New construction projects in Chicago since Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

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Tue, Jan. 15th, 2019

165 building permits posted
5 new construction permits posted
566 building violations posted
155 violation hearings to be held

Latest blog post Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Find investable property in local Opportunity Zones
by Steven Vance

There’s a lot of talk about Opportunity Zones in Chicago, but the first acquisition or redevelopment of a local property in an OZ by a Qualified Opportunity Fund remains to be seen. Opportunity Zones are lower-income areas in all 50 states, and all of Puerto Rico, where investors can reinvest capital gains and reduce their tax liability. The idea is to spur new investment in property development (capital gains can also be invested in businesses located in OZs).

Chicago Cityscape is at the forefront of quality data for Opportunity Zones investors and property owners interested in Cook County, and our newest map makes it even easier to find, investigate, and analyze properties in OZs.

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New construction permits pulled in Chicago in the last 2 months since Thursday, November 15th, 2018

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