ZOM Living to Develop Mixed-use Residential Community in the Emerging West Loop Neighborhood of Downtown Chicago

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Two, 15-story brick and glass towers with 357 luxurious apartments in the most sought after submarket in Chicago

Union West

ZOM is thrilled to be entering the Chicago market in what we feel is one of the most exciting neighborhoods in the country

ZOM Living will break ground in March on Union West, 357 apartment homes located in the burgeoning, affluent, West Loop/Fulton Market neighborhood at the corner of West Washington Boulevard and North Sangamon Street in Chicago. Union West will consist of two, Class AA, Green Globes-Certified residential towers atop a three-story podium. The residential lobbies, 12,636 total square feet of ground floor retail and 255 structured parking spaces are housed within the podium, with a connected single-story retail building along West Madison Street. Its central location, one block from the Randolph Street corridor, provides unparalleled access to highly-valued neighborhood amenities including the City’s most popular and hippest restaurants, social clubs, art galleries, high-end retail boutiques, top-tier grocery shopping and convenient transit access to the Morgan CTA stop just two blocks away. Earning a Walk Score of 98, Union West boasts easy walking to the trendiest restaurants located in the West Loop.

"The West Loop has the highest influx of high-wage jobs in the Chicago metropolitan area,” said Andrew Cretal, ZOM Living’s development executive for the project. “As our first project in Chicago, ZOM is excited to be part of this highly desirable market and Union West is well positioned to benefit from the market dynamics.” Greg West, President of the company, added, “ZOM is thrilled to be entering the Chicago market in what we feel is one of the most exciting neighborhoods in the country.”

Residents will have the option of studio, convertible, 1BR, 2BR, 3BR and pent-house floor plans from 501 SF to 1,377 SF and averaging 737 square feet. Units will offer European style kitchens with quartz countertops, Italian style cabinetry, 9’ ceilings, floor to ceiling windows with roller shades, wide plank flooring, private terraces (select units) and a keyless entry system. Union West will also feature a best-in-class amenity package that includes both indoor and outdoor features spread throughout the Property.

Union West first units will be delivered in Q4 2019 with pre-leasing starting Q2 2019. ZRS Management, LLC will provide leasing and property management services. Construction financing was provided by Union Labor Life (ULLICO). Power Construction is the general contractor, BKL Architecture, LLC is the architectural firm for the project and R.D. Jones will provide interior design services.

About ZOM Living:
ZOM Living is one of the most highly regarded luxury multifamily developers in the United States, and has joint ventured or directly developed nearly 20,000 apartment units nationwide, with an aggregate value of over $4 Billion. Throughout its 40-year history, ZOM has garnered more than 160 industry awards for project design and development expertise, including the prestigious National Multifamily Development Firm of the Year award and garnering two national Pillar Awards from the (NAHB) National Association of Home Builders, for Best Low-Rise Project (Baldwin Harbor/Orlando) and Best High-Rise (Monarc at Met3/Miami).

ZOM Living is headquartered in Orlando and has regional development offices in South Florida, Texas, Washington D.C., Chicago and Raleigh. ZOM has 5,500 units currently under construction or in design/predevelopment throughout the U.S., with a total capitalization of $1.8 Billion. For more information on ZOM’s multifamily portfolio, visit http://www.zomliving.com.

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