IllinoisMultifamily Construction begins on Des Plaines multifamily development July 17, 2018 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via email The Opus Group has begun construction on a 113-unit, mixed-use multifamily development in Des Plaines, Illinois, adjacent to the O’Hare office and industrial submarkets. Located at 1555 Ellinwood Avenue, the transit-oriented development will feature 1,400 square feet of ground floor retail space and will embrace the live-work-play mantra through conveniently accessible local amenities. The development is a joint venture with Berkshire Group. “We are excited to provide luxury residential living to a strategic transit-oriented location that provides access to numerous walkable amenities,” said Bryan Farquhar, director, real estate development, Opus Development Company, L.L.C. “We look forward to continuing to work [with] the city of Des Plaines to provide a state-of-the-art rental living option that will benefit the entire community.” Communal spaces in the building will offer residents the opportunity to truly live in a community environment. Amenity spaces in the pet-friendly development will include a fitness center, yoga studio, club room with demonstration kitchen, dog spa, resident and bike storage, outdoor amenity deck, work-from-home suite and conference room. Residents will also enjoy top of the line finishes, such as stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops among a selection of units including alcove to two-bedrooms with dens. Covered and non-covered parking will also be available to residents. Opus Development Company, L.L.C. is the developer and Opus Design Build, L.L.C. is the design-builder for the project. Opus AE Group, L.L.C. is the structural engineer of record and ESG Architects is the architect of record.