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Lakeview home with 1,100-bottle wine cellar: $2.99M

1742 W. Barry Ave. in Chicago: $2,995,000 | Listed on Sept. 24, 2019

Chicago Tribune • January 16, 2020

The top stories of 2019

You can’t start the new year without understanding what happened this year. Check out the top viewed stories from 2019 so you can be up on the competition in 2020.

Meg White, Chicago Agent Magazine • December 28, 2019



Here's what $3.8 million buys in Lakeview

Built in 2008, this 8,300-square-foot, eight-bedroom house on a double lot has a brick and limestone facade with arched windows and a dormered roof that suggests city mansions of bygone days. It's soon for sale. Take a photo tour.

Dennis Rodkin, Crain's Chicago • August 27, 2019


Grand opening of Engel & Völkers’ Chicago office – 6.28.19

One of the newest entrants to the Chicagoland market, Engel & Völkers showed off its new flagship space on Clark Street in Lincoln Park. Company executives invited agents throughout the city to tour the new office, network and join in a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Chicago Agent • July 11, 2019


At new Engel & Volkers shop, Jennifer Ames aims to build multinational brokerage

The Germany-based brokerage’s new office in Lincoln Park opens next week, and will be staffed by brokers from all over the world.

Joe Ward, The Real Deal 
• June 21, 2019
Jennifer Ames heads the Chicago office of residential real estate brokerage Engel & Volkers...

Crian's Chicago Business • April 2019
This 6,800-square-foot East Lincoln Park home has a classic limestone exterior, high ceilings, outdoor space and an attached, heated two-car garage...

Chicago Tribune • April 2019
The landmark 1891 home features classic architecture and many modern upgrades...

Jay Koziarz, Curbed Chicago • March 25, 2019
In The Real Deal's first ranking of local firms, @properties and Coldwell Banker dominated in 2018 amid a fast-changing market...

Joe Ward, The Real Deal • March 22, 2019
The 10,000-square-footer in the Gold Coast is newly listed for $7.9 million.

AJ Latrace, Chicago Real Estate • March 19, 2019
The new governor’s plan to raise income taxes on the wealthy could be a tipping point for the market, brokers said...

Joe Ward and Alex Nitkin, The Real Deal • March 11, 2019
Centrally located in Lincoln Park across from the historic McCormick Row Houses, this three-story Victorian has been thoroughly renovated... 

Chicago Tribune • February 15, 2019
This grand South Side home is a pleasing blend of 19th century charm and modern convenience...

Jay Koziarz, Curbed Chicago • February 6, 2019
A top-level condo in a 19th-century highrise with a large terrace and lake views is within walking distance of Millennium Park, Pritzker Pavilion, restaurants and the lakefront path...

Dennis Rodkin, Crain's Chicago Business • January 30, 2019
Engel & Völkers is continuing its North American expansion with the opening of its first shop location in Chicago, led by esteemed area broker Jennifer Ames...

RISMedia • January 9, 2019
Jennifer Ames, who has been a top-volume agent in Chicago for 25 years, has left Coldwell Banker to open an office of German-based Engel & Völkers, which has offices in several other U.S. markets...

Dennis Rodkin, Crain's Chicago Business • January 7, 2018
There will soon be a new brokerage in town — and it will be helmed by a local household name...

Scott Klocksin, Chicago Agent Magazine • January 7, 2019
Jennifer Ames, one of the highest-performing residential brokers in the Chicago area, left Coldwell Banker to launch Chicago’s first outpost for German brokerage Engel & Volkers....

Alex Nitkin, The Real Deal • January 7, 2019