Power Construction, Ascend, Intercontinental Break Ground on 202-Unit Apartment Tower in Chicago
CHICAGO — Power Construction Co. LLC, along with Ascend Real Estate Group and Intercontinental Real Estate Corp. has broken ground on Niche 905 in Chicago. The 18-story, 202-unit luxury apartment tower will be located at 905 N. Orleans St. Designed by Fitzgerald Associates Architects, the building is expected to obtain LEED certification and will include one-, two- and three-bedroom units. The tower will also include 1,750 square feet of ground-level retail, parking for more than 150 vehicles and storage for 110 bikes, as well as views of Lake Michigan and the downtown skyline. Niche 905 will be located near the Chicago Transit Authority’s Brown, Purple and Red lines. Amenities at Niche 905 include a rooftop pool, spa and sundeck; grilling stations and a fire pit; outdoor bar; community garden; a fitness center with yoga studio; private party room with kitchen; business center; conference room; coffee bar; pet washing station and bike storage and workshop. Unit amenities include quartz countertops, glass tile backsplashes, under-cabinet lighting, plank flooring, 9-foot ceilings, private balconies and washers and dryers. Ascend Real Estate Group and Intercontinental Real Estate Corp. make up the development venture.