Just wanted to keep you all in the loop on a couple of recent developments:
Per my expectations, the driver responsible for my latest bootleg cab experience has been found liable of violating the municipal code of Chicago.
I bet you he won't ask another person to prepay if they happen to live on the south side.
When will people learn that one way or the other, that they'll pay the price for their ignorance.
My Developer, Carlton Knight, goes back to court on the 12th of this month. He wil appear before the Hon. William Pileggi in regards to the buidling violations in the Marquette Road condo development.
Naturally, I'm sure there will be yet another loophole for him to slip through to not comply with the building codes.
Rumor has it that he was granted more time by Judge Pileggi due to the fact that he was making an effort to move forward on the work.
I wonder if the good judge would be as understanding with Mr. Knight if he knew the intersting circumstances surrounding the single family townhome at 32nd & Rhodes.
Now I will say that my time has been spent the past year or so scratching around, looking for and keeping multiple jobs.
So my Inch High Private Eye game may be off a bit.
But the last time I checked, Mr. Knight did not have a valid City of Chicago real estate developer's license.
Furthermore, the property at 32nd & Rhodes was supposed to continue to be a hole in the ground until Mr. Knight got his seemingly questionable permits approved by way of a legitimate developer's license.
Clearly that wasn't the case.
Per this listing the single family townhome is nearing completion and delivery.
Now Mr. Knight could have applied for and received his real estate developer's license.
He could have sold the property and another limited liability company (or corporation) may have scooped it up.
This project may be totally on the up and up.
Yet if Mr. Knight is still heavily involved---and I tend to think he is---I would consider his past real estate efforts and total up the wins for the owners in the won/loss column.
You tell me who comes out wanting.
So let's play hypothetical.
If I'm a "real estate developer" who dosen't have a City of Chicago real estate developer's license and yet I still get permits and the like pushed through one of two things springs to mind---I either said that the development was for myself and turn around and put it on the commercial market
Things are not as squeeky clean and monitored as the city would like us to believe.
Hypothetically speaking of course.
Lastly, you've never seen a happier woman than me watching the salt trucks go down our humble little street last night.
What was previously a two block ice rink prior to a drastic turn around in snow removal and salting policy has now become a passable throughfare.
Which is good considering I'm all gimpy from my recent tumble.