Who We Are

We are Habitat 

We’re a full-service real estate company, with an emphasis on service. We believe that our relationships with our clients, partners, residents and fellow employees should stand as strong as the buildings we develop and manage. We work across a wide variety of property types – from affordable housing communities to condominiums to luxury high-rise towers – but, no matter the project, our people-first approach remains the same.

We’ve transformed communities, won awards and established ourselves as industry leaders. But none of that happened overnight. Here are just a few of the milestones on our path to becoming one of the most prominent names in Chicago real estate.

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We founded The Habitat Company 

to manage a series of ambitious housing properties – including a 28-acre urban renewal project on Chicago’s South Side – based on our philosophy of treating every resident with the same level of commitment, regardless of their means.

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Since then, we’ve proven our expertise with

luxury residences, condominiums, affordable housing and everything in between.

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Our success with affordable housing led to us becoming receiver – and eventually the largest private property manager – for the Chicago Housing Authority.

As we’ve expanded into new markets across six different states, what’s kept us on the map has been our work across the full spectrum of multi-family housing

with our founder’s commitment as our guiding principle.

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“No project is only an investment in real estate. It is an investment in the future of the community and in the lives of the people who will live and work there.”

 

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What We Do

  • Management

    Market rate, condominium, commercial, affordable – you name it, we manage it.

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  • Development

    We’ve developed over 17,000 units – everything from affordable housing to luxury high-rise apartments. 

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  • Acquisition

    Our extensive experience helps us bring out the best in every property and maximize your return on investment.

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  • Asset management

    Our hands-on services include everything from performing market research to advising on financing options.

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  • Project management

    We’ve developed and managed dozens of properties, so first-rate project management is second nature to us.

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