Where We Build
Rize Properties LLC is currently focused on opportunities in the northwest and western suburbs and Chicago's northwest neighborhoods. We currently are building in Arlington Heights, Mount Prospect, Park Ridge, Elmhurst and Prospect Heights. Learn more about where we build below:
Arlington Heights & Mount Prospect
Mount Prospect & Arlington Heights are award-winning villages conveniently located about 22 miles from downtown Chicago along the Union Pacific Northwest Metra line. These villages boast outstanding schools, active downtowns, abundant choices for shopping and dining, convenient access to transportation, fantastic park districts, and loads of community events including concerts, block parties and farmers markets.
Both villages have received numerous awards and recognition. Recently Movoto.com rated both villages among the top 10 Best Places to Live in Illinois. In 2009, Mount Prospect was named the Best Place in America to Raise Kids by BusinessWeek. Both villages made Money Magazine’s Best 100 Places to Live in America in 2010.
The schools in Mount Prospect and Arlington Heights are among the best in the state. Our properties are located in Prospect HS district and John Hersey HS district, both serving parts of Arlington Heights and Mount Prospect. US News rated Hersey #9 and Prospect #13 in the state for 2014. The Chicago Sun Times ranking lists Prospect #18 in the state and Hersey #23 for 2014.
Transportation options in Arlington Heights and Mount Prospect are second to none. Both villages offer outstanding Metra rail service to downtown Chicago. The Union Pacific Northwest line features three tracks, allowing for abundant express train options in the morning and evening, with travel times just over a half hour to Ogilvie station. In addition to rail service, expressway access to I-90, I-355 and I-294 is extremely convenient. Major job corridors near Rosemont and Schaumburg are just a short distance away. And, O’Hare International Airport is only a handful of miles away, without the nuisance of heavy air traffic.
There’s no lack of shopping, dining and entertainment options in these villages. Randhurst Village in Mount Prospect is a recently developed outdoor lifestyle center featuring top restaurants and plenty of shopping. Downtown Arlington Heights features the Metropolitan Performing Arts Center which is home to many great shows and events year-round. Arlington Park offers a great environment to enjoy a day at the racetrack. Both villages promote incredible community events year-round, such as the Midsummer Downtown Block Party, Friday Concerts on the Green, and Octoberfest.
There is no shortage of reasons why Arlington Heights and Mount Prospect are so highly respected and loved by their residents. Visit www.MountProspect.org and www.vah.com to learn more about all these villages have to offer, or feel free to call us at 847-452-6830 to arrange a tour of the area.
Park Ridge is a picturesque suburb of 37,480 residents located 14 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, convenient to O'Hare Airport, major expressways, CTA and Metra trains. Incorporated as the village of Park Ridge in 1873 (and reorganized as the City of Park Ridge in 1910), Park Ridge is a prime residential community that retains its distinctive, small-town charm. The City’s vibrant Uptown shopping area includes the Metra station, Public Library and several charming parks where live musical concerts and special events are held in the summer. Throughout the City, tree-lined streets, pleasing architecture, excellent schools and ample parks help make Park Ridge one of the most desirable family communities in the Chicago area.Unique shops, famous-name stores and popular restaurants fill the Uptown area, where award-winning new buildings in The Shops of Uptown blend serenely with historic ones. The Uptown Park Ridge skyline is graced with cupolas, church spires and the 100-foot tower of the Art Deco Pickwick Theatre, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.In addition to the charming Uptown shopping area, Park Ridge offers other shopping and dining convenient to every neighborhood, including South Park, Village Green, the Dee Park area bordering Oakton Ave. and the Higgins Corridor bordering Chicago. [As narrated on the City of Park Ridge website].
Rize Properties LLC is devoted to developing fine residential projects in the City of Chicago. We currently are focused on opportunities in the northwest neighborhoods, including Edison Park, Norwood Park, Jefferson Park, and Edgebrook/Sauganash. Learn more about Chicago's many amazing neighborhoods here.