About Us - Windy City RE, LLC

Our Mission

Windy City RE aims to generate the maximum amount of revenue for investors by adding value to property. We work at a fast pace while delivering exceptional quality. We acquire apartment buildings that have upside potential for improvement & add-value.

We do this with:
  • Unit Remodel/Modification
  • Rent Increases/Increase Cash-Flow
  • Restructuring of Existing Use
  • Implementing More Cost Efficient Management

We grow equity quickly
  • Acquire, Renovate, Sell/Refinance

We buy into larger buildings

Market Adaptation

The real estate market is constantly changing. Windy City RE has a history of success and adapts to changing conditions.
  • 1999-2008 15-80 unit Apartment Buildings
  • 2008 Single Family Homes / Existing & Additions
  • 2010-2012 2-10 Unit Apartment Buildings
Recent Market Change:
  • Small Foreclosed Apartment Buildings
  • Larger Buildings 20 – 400 Unit Apartment Buildings
  • New Construction / Re-Development

What Makes Us Different?

Not A Fund

Investors choose which projects they want to invest in. We acquire first and add investors second.

In-House Crew
  • General Contractor License and insurance
  • Renovate quickly
  • Lower construction costs
  • Time and Materials Only
  • Better Over-site
  • No potential problems with sub-contractors
  • No General Contractor Fees

  • Lower Overall Costs, Quicker Turnover and Rental Increases 
  • More Efficient and Aggressive at Renting Units 
  • More in Touch with Day to Day Activities
  • No asset management fees
Broker License
  • Better ability to find and purchase a good deal
  • Better knowledge of the market and comparable sales
  • Better knowledge of contracts and negotiations
  • Working for the investor
  • No conflict of interest
  • Ability to forfeit commission to add advantage to win the bid

Investor Relations

Projects are entirely open book to investors in addition to quarterly reports and dividends.
Quarterly Reports
  • Current status of building at any time
  • Dividend checks and reports sent quarterly
  • 8% preferred return
  • 70/30 split on positive cash flow thereafter
  • 70/30 split on profit from sale
  • 70% to investor after 8% preferred return

Financing Solutions

Windy City RE has a team with in-depth understanding of the real estate market and financing sources.
Loan Types Include:
  • Short Term Local Bank Financing
  • Floating & Adjustable Rate Financing
  • Construction Financing
  • Bridge Financing / Hard Money Loans
  • Permanent Financing –
  • Agency Financing
  • Mezzanine Financing
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