The Glen…before it was The Glen

There are reminders everywhere in The Glen.  The statues in the middle of the shops in Glen Town Center.  The commemorative signs on walls along Tower Drive.  Six flags in the park.  And the street names…Independence Avenue, Valor Drive, Constitution Drive, Admiral Court, Patriot Boulevard, and Annapolis Drive.  Here once proudly stood Naval Air Station […] Read more »

Rising Home Sales & Prices in The Glen

Recently I was asked to give a presentation about the real estate market to a group of business men and women.  While preparing my presentation I was struck by the words I saw on my laptop’s screen, words that I had written, but startling none-the-less:  sales are up, prices are up, time on market down, […] Read more »

Glen Home Types: Something for Everyone

I’ve heard some residents suggest that there are far too few townhomes, condos, and villas in The Glen.  I’ve heard others say that the development is over populated with attached housing.  The truth?  Well, they’re both…wrong. The Glen is a development within Glenview, Illinois on land that was once Naval Air Station Glenview.  But calling […] Read more »

Update on Patriot Commons in The Glen

Patriot Commons is a beautiful housing development in The Glen, Glenview, Illinois.  The developer is highly respected Toll Brothers.  This development of condos and townhomes (near Glen Town Center’s many restaurants and shops) really took off a few years ago, but like many new construction projects it hit the wall during the recession.  After completing and […] Read more »

New Glen Homes On the Drawing Board

With less than 1% of The Glen’s existing homes currently for sale, it was encouraging to hear of a new development on the drawing board. Glenview officials preliminarily approved a plan to sell 29 acres of land in the Glen to Edward R. James Partners.  Upon final approval and closing, the James group proposes to […] Read more »

Prairie Golf & Paddle Club Almost Ready

The Glenview National 9 Golf Course in The Glen (of Glenview, Illinois) has added a new 2600 sq ft clubhouse over the winter months.  I got a sneak preview this weekend, and I really mean “sneak”.  I was taking photos of the exterior of the new facility – which has NOT yet opened – when an […] Read more »

Market Update: Townhomes in The Glen

It has been a busy spring for attached homes (townhomes, row houses, villas) in The Glen, the premier residential, retail, and dining venue in Glenview, Illinois. The newest housing development in The Glen is called Regency.  Pulte Homes is currently building 109 townhomes and 40 villas ranging is size from 1523 sq ft to 2493 sq […] Read more »

Living near The Glen Club, Glenview Illinois

Spring is just around the corner, and it’s time to be thinking about golf!  One of the great benefits of living in The Glen is proximity to The Glen Club’s 18 home championship golf course designed by Tom Fazio.  The course is open to the public, and it also offers memberships. The Glen Club opened […] Read more »

Home sales booming in Glenview and North Shore

An improving economy, job growth, and low mortgage interest rates are fueling a home sales boom in Glenview, Illinois and the entire North Shore of the Chicago metropolitan area.  Another factor is the popularity of the North Shore’s premier community, The Glen, which has 1,106 private residences.  Not only are homes in The Glen popular, […] Read more »

Over 500 Townhomes & Villas in The Glen

The Glen in Glenview, Illinois is known for many things including Glen Town Center (shopping, dining, entertainment), two golf courses (The Glen Club, Glenview National 9), the Park Center, Kohl Childrens Museum, and several beautiful neighborhoods (Cambridge, Chapel Crossing, Glen Shore, Landings in The Glen, Patriot Commons, Regency at The Glen, Southgate, and Tower Crossing), […] Read more »