2015 Trends in Chicago Real Estate

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Sergio Garcia is an experienced real estate professional based in Chicago. As a sales manager with Chicago Real Estate Lenders, Sergio Garcia focuses on identifying foreclosed residential and commercial properties that have a high potential for profit. Over the course of 2015, the Chicago real estate market has experienced several trends in sales, buying habits of consumers, and types of real estate purchases.

As reported by the blog Chicago Now, residential real estate sales in the city for the month of September were at their highest numbers in almost a decade. Additionally, a number of residential properties are being purchased and redeveloped close to the downtown area, rezoned in order to accommodate small to midsize businesses.

Within the commercial real estate sector, the headquarters of several major corporations have sought new residences in the city; these include Google, which purchased a former cold storage warehouse in the West Loop area of downtown. The company aims to transform the building into a gold standard LEED-certified facility.

With the climbing purchase prices of Chicago property, some professionals suggest that the city’s real estate market is currently a seller’s market, and has been fortunate to avoid the serious fluctuations that Manhattan has experienced this year.

White Sox and Dodgers to Hold Fantasy Camp in Arizona

Accomplished in real estate in the Indiana and Illinois housing markets, Sergio Garcia serves as sales manager of Chicago Real Estate Leaders. In his free time, Sergio Garcia enjoys cheering on professional sports teams like the Chicago White Sox.

The White Sox organization recently announced that it is partnering with the Los Angeles Dodgers to hold a fantasy camp at the Arizona Spring Training facility that the two teams share. Adults 21 years of age and older can now sign up for the week-long camp, which will take place January 18-24, 2016, at the Camelback Ranch-Glendale baseball complex.

Former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda will attend the camp, along with a number of former White Sox and Dodgers players, including Rick Monday, Eric Karros, Bobby Thigpen, and Harold Baines. In addition to having the opportunity to meet and play ball with former MLB coaches and players, Fantasy Camp attendees will receive a White Sox or Dodgers uniform, personalized baseball cards, daily breakfast and lunch, and much more.

For more information, including registration and hotel details, visit http://www.whitesox.com/fantasycamp.