Luxury Living Chicago Realty Earns Finalist Spots in Multiple Categories and Takes Home Executive of the Year at Illinois REjournals Real Estate Awards
September 1, 2022 | By LLCR Team

Illinois Real Estate Journal recently announced finalists for its 2022 awards program, and Luxury Living Chicago Realty is a finalist in multiple categories. At the live awards ceremony, CEO Aaron Galvin took home the honor of Executive of the Year category. The firm was also a Finalist in the Professional Service Company of the Year category. Learn more about how we earned our finalist nominations by reading below.


Executive of the Year – Aaron Galvin


With established pandemic policies in place and a renewed focus on growth, Aaron Galvin, CEO and Founder of Luxury Living Chicago Realty, took the company to new heights in 2021.


LLCR received multiple awards and recognitions in 2021, including once again being named to the 2021 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies. The company was also named a finalist in two categories for PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards – “Content Marketing for the Purpose of Lead Generation” and “Thought Leadership Campaign”.


As in past years, Aaron led the way as an innovator and trailblazer, working closely with Chicago’s real estate media and multifamily trade publications and publishing multiple articles featuring real-time insight and teachings.


Additionally, Aaron hosted the Chicago Luxury Apartment Market Update in March. The virtual conference featured industry insights with more than 300 attendees joining in live. Aaron also served as the keynote speaker for his industry peers, which included everyone from developers and property managers to investors­.


Expanding into fresh territory, Aaron also has LLCR expanding into building its first co-development and joint venture with Mavrek Development and GW Properties. The property includes 248 Class A luxury apartments, 40,000 square feet of office, and 8,000 square feet of street-level retail on the northeast corner of E Grand Avenue and N St Clair.



Professional Services Company of the Year


Luxury Living Chicago Realty continues to meet and exceed expectations within the industry, hitting multiple milestones in 2021. With 3,000+ apartments in their leasing portfolio, the company remains an authority on marketing and leasing luxury properties in the Chicagoland area. The most notable exclusive leasing assignments include Wolf Point East, Wolf Point West, Logan, Panorama, River City Apartments, Norweta, and One Oak Brook Commons.


By April 2021, exclusive leasing and marketing assignments Norweta, The Jax,and Logan Apartments reached leasing milestones of at least 95% leased.


The company’s Wolf Point East, an iconic apartment tower above the Chicago River, hit 95 percent leased in June 2021, exceeding all leasing metrics throughout the lease-up.


Panorama, a new BlitzLake development in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, hit the 100% leased milestone in July 2021. The 140-unit luxury apartment building began leasing in January of last year.


Holding nearly 35% of the new luxury leasing market share in downtown Chicago, LLCR’s experience and commitment continue to resonate with its consumer base. Additionally, the company continues to launch new leasing projects in the Chicago suburbs and looks forward to ongoing expansion and growth.

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