The Welkin

1425 Ellinwood St, Des Plaines, IL

  • 378,525 Building square footage
  • $69,526,160 Development cost
  • 7 Story building
  • 212 Apartments
  • 10,682 Retail square footage

Class-A luxury apartments in the transit-oriented downtown Des Plaines.

1425 Ellinwood is a ground up multifamily development located in the dynamic downtown community of Des Plaines, IL. Des Plaines is located less than 25 minutes from Downtown Chicago in the Northwest Suburbs. The development consists of 212 apartment units and features over 12,000 square feet of interior luxury amenities and 23,000 square feet of exterior amenities and 10,503sf of Class A retail.

Des Plaines is a very vibrant growing community with millions of dollars of new business and development investment. The site is directly adjacent to the Metra Northwest Train Station with direct access to Ogilvie Transportation Center in Downtown Chicago. Transit times to Chicago is 25-30 minutes. The site is centrally located to over 61 million square feet of office space serving over one million employees.

Project team

  • $16MM

    Equity provided by DAC and its joint-venture partner

  • 22

    Month construction schedule

  • 212

    Total apartments in the project

  • ESG Architects


  • John James Construction

    General Contractor

  • DAC-4117

    Haitham Barham

    Project Manager

  • DAC-4053

    Suheil Nammari

    Project Engineer

  • Bayview USA Holdings

    JV Equity Partner


    Senior Lender

  • Washington Capital

    Mezzanine Lender


1425 Ellinwood 1425 Ellinwood St, Des Plaines, IL 60016

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