Draper and Kramer Launches Pre-Leasing on Wrigleyville Rentals
Draper and Kramer has launched pre-leasing for Wrigleyville Lofts, the developer’s new 120-unit mixed-use project at 949 W. Dakin St. in the North Side’s Wrigleyville neighborhood. Located across the street from the Sheridan Red Line station and two and a half blocks north of Wrigley Field, the community is currently under construction and will welcome residents this fall.
Designed by Sullivan, Goulette & Wilson Architects, the seven-story building will offer 108 one-bedroom/one-bath and 12 two-bedroom/two-bath units ranging in size from 620 to 1,040 square feet. Additionally, the building features 14,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.
“Leasing activity across our Chicago portfolio has been incredibly strong throughout spring and early summer as the city reopened, and we expect that trajectory to continue,” said Blas Puzon, CIO for Draper and Kramer. “Many people are now once again considering urban apartment living as they reevaluate their housing needs.”
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).