Thursday, April 30, 2015
Chicago’s Automatic Lofts may be old, but that’s doesn’t mean it can’t be cutting edge. The 482-unit student community on Chicago’s West Side is housed in the old Automatic Electric Company building, which originally opened in 1910 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Recently purchased in a joint venture between Atlanta-based JMG Realty and New York-based Empire Square Group, the building will now get gigabit Internet and Wi-Fi to each individual unit, according to Commercial Property Executive. Now that’s an historical upgrade. Read the full article here.