Curt R. Bailey

President

Related Midwest

As president of Related Midwest, Curt R. Bailey is focused on transforming the landscape of Chicago real estate. With more than 25 years of senior real estate experience, Bailey is responsible for a multibillion-dollar portfolio of residential, mixed-use, and adaptive re-use properties, including pioneering projects like 500 Lake Shore Drive and 111 W. Wacker that have redefined luxury living in downtown Chicago.

In addition to managing Related Midwest’s portfolio of properties, Bailey oversees the company’s robust development pipeline, which includes the 70-story One Bennett Park, an ultra-luxury residential tower designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects that will be the tallest all-residential building in Chicago when completed in 2019. With Bailey at the helm, Related Midwest has cemented its reputation as Chicago’s preeminent developer of both luxury residential and best-in-class affordable housing.

Bailey serves on the University of Colorado’s CU Real Estate Center National Advisory Board and the board of directors of the​ Greater North Michigan Avenue Association (GNMAA). He is a director at The French International School of Chicago and vice chair and chair-elect for the Ounce of Prevention Fund. Bailey holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Curt R. Bailey

President

Related Midwest

As president of Related Midwest, Curt R. Bailey is focused on transforming the landscape of Chicago real estate. With more than 25 years of senior real estate experience, Bailey is responsible for a multibillion-dollar portfolio of residential, mixed-use, and adaptive re-use properties, including pioneering projects like 500 Lake Shore Drive and 111 W. Wacker that have redefined luxury living in downtown Chicago.

In addition to managing Related Midwest’s portfolio of properties, Bailey oversees the company’s robust development pipeline, which includes the 70-story One Bennett Park, an ultra-luxury residential tower designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects that will be the tallest all-residential building in Chicago when completed in 2019. With Bailey at the helm, Related Midwest has cemented its reputation as Chicago’s preeminent developer of both luxury residential and best-in-class affordable housing.

Bailey serves on the University of Colorado’s CU Real Estate Center National Advisory Board and the board of directors of the​ Greater North Michigan Avenue Association (GNMAA). He is a director at The French International School of Chicago and vice chair and chair-elect for the Ounce of Prevention Fund. Bailey holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Good Neighbor Award
  • Best New Building
  • Gold Key Award
  • Multi-family Residential Development of the Year
  • Good Neighbor Award
  • Good Neighbor Award
  • Development of the Year Award
  • Development of the Year, Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards

IN THE NEWS

Number of Cranes at Work in Chicago Hits 8-year High
Chicago Tribune
11/7/2016
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Related Midwest Signs 62-acre Development Deal
Chicago Tribune
5/12/2016
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Architect Edward H. Bennett Honored with New Building
Chicago Tribune
10/23/2015
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Three years after South Loop deal, 504 condos almost gone
Crain's Chicago Business
5/12/2015
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Chicago's Condo Pipeline: More and Bigger
Crain's Chicago Business
2/12/2015
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Chicago Tower Sets Sales Record
Wall Street Journal
1/20/2015
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SoulCycle opening Loop spinning studio
Crain's Chicago Business
11/20/2014
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The Big Promise of Chicago’s OneEleven Building
HGTV Front Door
8/26/2014
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Hybrid residential tower planned in Streeterville
Chicago Tribune
7/18/2014
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Activists Prevail in Campaign to Oust REIT’s Board
The New York Times
3/18/2014
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Best Developer, City - Related Midwest
Chicago Agent Magazine
11/1/2013
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South Loop's neighborly atmosphere attracts couple
Chicago Tribune
10/25/2013
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Luxe lobbies set the tone for apartment, condo buildings
Chicago Tribune
9/13/2013
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Related Midwest Opens Dog Friendly Apartment Building in Chicago
Multi-Housing News
8/13/2013
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Resort lifestyle at 500 Lake Shore Drive
Chicago Tribune
7/26/2013
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Neighborhood Watch
CS Modern Luxury
5/6/2013
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Luxury Apartments keep piling on better perks and bigger frills
ChicagoMag
5/1/2013
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Life at the Museum
Michigan Avenue Magazine
1/12/2013
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111 W. Wacker Springs Back to Life
Chicago Tribune
11/1/2012
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Relief for Chicago Eyesore
The Wall Street Journal
9/26/2012
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Related Midwest: Optimistic About The South Loop
Chicago Agent
9/10/2012
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New owners planning building improvements at Phoenix Towers
Pantagraph.com
8/22/2012
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David Wolf Joins Related's Chicago Sales Efforts
GlobeSt.com
8/1/2012
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Related Companies wagers on South Loop
Crain's Chicago Business
7/2/2012
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Chicago's Lake Shore Drive to Sprout 500-Unit Luxury Apartment Tower
Multi-Housing News
9/20/2011
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Waterview Tower back in play as apartment complex
Chicago Tribune
7/28/2011
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New Life for Stalled Project
The Wall Street Journal
7/27/2011
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Green Building, Chicago Style
Building Design+Construction Magazine
10/10/2007
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