Awards & Recognition

2013 Historic Preservation Award Winner for Rehabilitation from the City of Highland Park: 401 Woodland Road

2013 Outstanding For-Profit Neighborhood Real Estate Project, Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards’ most exclusive and prestigious prize, for creating an economically and environmentally sustainable development model in Logan Square that meets the community’s needs:
2545 W. Diversey Avenue - Green Exchange : Visit greenexchange.com



2012 Chicago Association of Realtors Bruce Abrams Award, the Good Neighbor Awards’ highest honor, for “quality construction, service to a special population, green benefits, market value and architectural significance; a game-changing commercial renovation project”:
2545 W. Diversey Avenue - Green Exchange : Press Release PDF

2006 Chicago Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Award for contributions to Chicago area communities: 4805-4813 S. Ashland Avenue

2006 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Nominees & Finalists: David Baum & Douglas Baum

2004 Chicago Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Award for contributions to Chicago area communities: 2230 S. Michigan Avenue : Download PDF PDF

2004 City of Chicago Landmark Award for Preservation Excellence for Façade Restoration and Adaptive Reuse: 2230 S. Michigan Avenue

2004 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Nominees and Finalists: David Baum & Douglas Baum

2003 Crain's Chicago Business "40 under 40": David Baum & Douglas Baum

1999 Chicago Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Award for Best Commercial New Construction: 1030 W. Chicago Avenue & 745 N. Milwaukee Avenue

1998 Chicago Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Award for outstanding contributions to Chicago area communities: 2735 N. Kenmore

1995 Chicago Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Award for Best Multi-Family Rehab: 1259 W. Fry Street

1994 Chicago Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Award for Best Mixed-use Rehab:
1111 - 13 W. Chicago Avenue