Real Estate

Downtown Elgin is home to an eclectic, growing mix of businesses, residents, and civic, cultural and recreation amenities. Housing options range from new construction condos and brownstones to upper story renovated lofts to the new Elgin Artspace – an apartment development for artists. Residents enjoy living in an historic, urban environment that marries the amenities of a city with the affordability and accessibility of the suburbs.

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30 – 40 Dupage Court

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Office Sizes: 154-1,865 SF
Property Type: Office
Contact: Dan Strojny
Legend Management LLC

Reasonable Rates, natural light, nice views, great location



1 Douglas Avenue 3rd and 4th Floor
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Office Size: 9,000 sq. ft.
Property Type: Office
Contact: Kurt Kresmery 847-289-0800

Exposed brick, private elevator, glass enclosed conference rooms/offices, kitchenette, private restrooms


25 S. Grove

Office Size: 
various office sizes available

Property Type: Retail/Residential

Owen Hayes
(847) 655-3363

Peter J. Burrit Building  

The Burrit building is a historic building with modern amenities in the heart of the Elgin business district. Excellent for professional office users. Janitorial service five days per week. Some reserved parking available plus additional free public parking nearby. Some build-out provided. Restaurants, entertainment venues, Metra and more all within walking distance.


165 East Chicago Street


Office Size: 2,500 SF

Property Type: Retail

Contact: Brandon Yaniz 847-287-5544







164 – 166 East Chicago Street
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Office Size: various office sizes available

Property Type: Office/Retail

Contact: 224-523-8000

The Leath Building, the most technically advanced building in the area, offers the ambiance of the 1870s with the technology of the 21st Century. Its features include state of the art electrical wiring (isolated service to work station outlets with dedicated grounding for optimal UPS operation; transient voltage surge suppressor)/back up power generator (100 KW-3ph natural gas power), 24 hour access control security, Fiber Optic availability (for high speed internet), ISP (in building), ADA compliant washrooms, a sprinkler system, hardwood or carpet floors, and 280-120 volt, 800 amp, 3 phase power.

50 S. Grove Avenue


Office Size: 1,300 SF

Property Type: Retail

Contact: Katie Lange 847-931-9960





 76-80 S. Grove Avenue


Office Size: 27,816 SF

Property Type: Office

Contact: Rob Jarvis 630-330-9446




Fountain Square on the River
1, 2 or 3 bedroom condos with views overlooking the Fox River and the soon-to-come Riverside Promenade in the heart of downtown.



River Park Place Townhomes
3-story brownstones across the street from Festival Park on the south end of downtown near the Grand Victoria Casino.



Elgin Artspace
1, 2 or 3 bedroom live/work loft apartments for artists. Owned and managed by Artspace – the nation’s largest not-for-profit development corporation.



Upper Story Lofts
Renovated loft apartments on the second and third floors of historic buildings are tucked throughout downtown. Call (847) 488-1456 for more information.



Center City Apartments
Senior apartments in the former Douglas Hotel feature 45 units of affordable rental senior housing. Call (847) 622-0800.



Downtown is surrounded by historic and active neighborhoods with a variety of housing options. Visit our neighborhood partners’ websites for more information on living within walking distance of downtown.

Northeast Neighborhood Association (north of downtown) >

Gifford Park Association (east of downtown) >

Southwest Area Neighbors (southwest of downtown) >


For a listing of other office or residential spaces for sale or lease in downtown, contact:


Deirdre White, Executive Director
Downtown Neighborhood Association
(847) 488-1456