Everyone has an opinion when it comes to reality TV, and I’m no different.  Although a bit late to the game (since I didn’t even get BRAVO at home until late December), I can now proclaim that I am a subscriber and addict. I mean, what the heck was I watching all those ...

100 Days of Summer: Jay Michael’s Blog

New York City, Beverly Hills, Atlanta, Miami. With all of these major hotspots, there's still a major city missing from Bravo's lineup — Chicago — and now, the Windy City is coming in with full force. 100 Days of Summer (premiering Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 10/9c) follows six professional coeds, ...

Meet the Cast of Bravo’s 100 Days of Summer

  Decorating your space on a budget can be a daunting task, but Jay Michael of Estate Properties knows how to spruce up even the smallest rooms. He rehabs apartment buildings in the city, then rents them out.   Michael recently caught up with CBSChicago.com to talk about his ...

Best of Home | By Design: Interview with Jay Michael

  Micro-apartments, one of the latest trends in the multi-family housing asset class, are being built, proposed, or studied in such high-cost cities as New York, San Francisco, and Chicago. Are they the wave of the future? Only if they’re done correctly, says one Chicago ...

Real Estate Law & Industry Report | Industry Spotlight

Making the most of a small space — or “microliving” — is on the rise among Chicagoans who want to live simply and stylishly in popular neighborhoods. In the past two years, 31-year-old real estate minimogul Jay Michael of FLATSChicago and his two business partners have embraced the ...

Small World: Microliving Goes Glam

  JAY MICHAEL PHOTOGRAPHED BY TIM KLEIN IN CHICAGO DEVELOPER LIKES CHANGING NEIGHBORHOODS LISTENING TO ADELE UPLOADED FEB 12, ...

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