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					       PRESS
        KIT



Introducing Belgravia Group, developer of lofts,
townhomes, and condominiums in Chicago.
Included in this press kit, you'll find our company’s philosophy
and information about some of our developments, past awards and
articles, and executive biographies of a few of our team.
                                                                                                               AT
                                                                                  BELGRAVIA
                                                                                   GROUP
                                                                                            WE ARE
                                                                                          BETTER BUILT
Philosophy and Experience.                               Few developers
can match our more than six decades in business. Belgravia Group has
                                                                                           BY DESIGN
completed thousands of homes in the past ten years, with many more in
the works for the next few years. Our growth, however, has been
carefully planned, always being mindful not to grow beyond our resources.

Building only in Chicago, we are intimately familiar with the City and as a
result, we have pioneered emerging neighborhoods and identified the
right time and place for new development.                                         Our sales are managed exclusively by our in-house sales team that knows and
                                                                                  understands all the subtleties of our products, our operations, and our dedica-
The lasting relationships we have maintained with other organizations, from       tion to quality. Each of our associates dedicate all of the time necessary to an-
architects, construction managers and title insurers to brokers, has enabled us   swering questions and providing buyers with the vital information that is
to create a seamless development organization. From start to finish, every        specific for their needs.
person you encounter is integrated into our team.
                                                                                  For closings, we have paired with two established title companies, enabling
Beginning with design, we have worked consistently with top notch architec-       us to streamline the closing process, improve the flow of information, and
tural firms for each of our residential developments. Together, we have an        reduce the normal headaches and the length of closings.
understanding of the types of units and features that our buyers are looking
for, and we design each unit accordingly.                                         Our in-house team has been carefully recruited and nurtured. Spearheaded
                                                                                  by notable developers David W. (Buzz) Ruttenberg, Alan D. Lev and
Our homes are constructed by Belgravia Construction Corp., and we have            Jacob J. Kaufman, Belgravia Group consists of individuals with diversified
used the same construction manager and personnel for many years.                  backgrounds such as law, architecture, marketing, sales, construction and
This arrangement has improved the quality of our homes by reducing the            accounting. These varied backgrounds, coupled with skill and talent, allow
turnover of subcontractors, facilitating communication between contractor,        us collectively to create hands-on, innovative development methods, monitor
tradesmen, designer and developer to create a common goal of excellence.          progress, and tackle challenges.



Professionalism. Belgravia Group is a vertically                                  • Belgravia Homes Resale, exclusively marketing Belgravia-built homes
integrated company consisting of:                                                 • Belgravia Acquisitions, a diversified brokerage and development
• BG Mortgage, our in-house mortgage company,                                       consulting firm
  which is a joint venture between Belgravia and Wells Fargo                      • Talented in-house sales team
• Belgravia Realty Group, our in-house brokerage company                          • Knowledgeable legal team
  that exclusively lists and markets homes built by Belgravia Group               • Superior construction management
• Belgravia Plus, our turnkey home repair solutions company                       • Creative selections team
  specializing in home analysis, home maintenance, interior design                • Outstanding customer service
  and renovations
                                                               BELGRAVIA GROUP

                                                             NOTABLE
                                                           CURRENT
                                                                               AND

                                                                   PAST
                                                           PROJECTS
UNION ROW                      530 N. LAKE SHORE DRIVE     VIA COMO                   EMERALD CITY
35 Townhomes                   190 Condominiums            & VIA COMO DUÉ             2230 N. Lincoln Ave.
Estimated Completion in 2009   Completed in 2005           500-533 N. Peoria St.      19 Condominiums
                                                           68 Townhomes               Completed in 1998
                               KENSINGTON PARK I & II
600 N. LAKE SHORE DRIVE                                    Completed in 2003
                               18th St. and Indiana Ave.
400 Condominiums                                                                      LILL ON THE PARK
                               84 Townhomes
Estimated Completion in 2010                               441-445 ROSLYN PLACE       1041-1059 W. Lill Ave.
                               Completed in 2005
                                                           6 Condominiums             2515 N. Seminary Ave.
565 QUINCY                     BELLA COMO                  Completed in 2002          18 Townhomes
241 Condominiums               544 N. Milwaukee Ave.                                  Completed in 1996
Estimated Completion in 2011   20 Condominiums             950 WEST HURON
                               Completed in 2005           40 Condominiums            SCHILLER PLACE
HARTLAND PARK I & II                                       Completed in 2002          1440 N. Wells St.
TOWNHOMES                      BELDEN CENTRE                                          1401 N. Weiland St.
                               Clark and Belden
1730 W. Wrightwood Ave.                                    FULTON STATION             39 Townhomes
                               350 W. Belden
80 Townhomes                                               550 W. Fulton St.          Completed in 1996
                               61 Condominiums
Estimated Completion in 2009                               172 Condominiums
                               Completed in 2005
                                                           24 Townhomes               TAMERLANE
CHELSEA TOWNHOMES              THE APEX                    Completed in 2001          2701 N. Greenview Ave.
Monroe St. and Racine Ave.     859 W. Erie                                            64 Townhomes
69 Townhomes                   54 Condominiums             GREENVIEW PARK             Completed in 1994
Completed in 2007              Completed in 2005           2751-57 N. Greenway Ave.
                                                           12 Townhomes               BELGRAVIA TERRACE
2300 COMMONWEALTH              ROSLYN PLACE                Completed in 2000          Hudson, Wisconsin & Sedgwick
                               444 W. Roslyn Place
72 Condominiums                                                                       36 Townhouse-style Condominiums
                               15 Condominiums
Completed in 2006                                                                     Completed in 1986
                               Completed in 2005
                                                                         BELGRAVIA
                                                                          GROUP
                                                                  AWARDS
                                                                    AND
                                                                 MEMBERSHIPS


In order to continually provide our homebuyers with the highest quality craftsmanship
and products and services, we at Belgravia Group feel it is extremely important to stay
at the forefront of our industry. We maintain active memberships in many organizations
and have been recognized by the following organizations for our quality and service:
Awards                                                                    Associations
• 2008 Best Overall Community,      • Gold, Silver or Bronze Key          • Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago (HBAGC)
 Har tland Park from HBAGC            Awards from HBAGC, 2008,
                                                                          • Home Builders Association of Illinois
                                      2007, 2006, 2003, 2004, 2003
• Best Lofts, 565 Quincy from
                                                                          • Near South Planning Board
  New Homes Magazine                • Most Innovative Developer in
                                      Chicago from Chicago Agent          • National Association of Home Builders
• Key Legend Award to Buzz
                                      Magazine, 2006
  Ruttenberg from HBAGC, 2008                                             • National Association of Realtors

• Good Neighbor Award from          • Top 50 Builder in Chicagoland       • Chicago Association of Realtors
  the Chicago Assoc. of Realtors,     from the Chicago Sun-Times,
                                                                          • Sales & Marketing Council of HBAGC
  2007, 2006, 2005, 2004              2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
                                                                          • Urban Land Institute
• Better Business Bureau            • #13 In Crain’s List of Chicago’s
  “Complaint Free” List, 2008,        Largest Homebuilders, 2007          • Lamba Alpha
  2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Belgravia Group Media Clips
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                                                                                                                                          STREETERVILLE
                                                                   Chicago’s only new beachfront condominiums.
     L AKE SHORE DRIVE                                                   Spectacular views of the Lake and City.
                                                                                           VISIT      600NorthLakeShoreDrive.com
        One, Two and Three Bedroom Beachfront                                              CALL       312.832.0060
        Residences. Immediate Move-ins.                                                    Models located at 600 N. Lake Shore Drive.
                                                                                           Complimentary Valet Parking.
        Sales Center/Model Open Daily 10-6
                                                                                           Belgravia Group & Sandz Development



Obtain the Property Report required by Federal law and read it before signing anything. No Federal agency has judged the merits or value, if any, of this property. Developer’s
license #1516649. 600 N. Lake Shore Drive is exclusively marketed by Belgravia Realty Group, Ltd. reserves the right to change prices at any time without notice.
                                                                                                                     WEST LOOP
                                Chicago’s first new condominium building with a bowling alley, lounge,
                                                 putting green, screening room, fitness center, and more.
             Jr. one bedrooms, one bedrooms, one bedroom with den and two bedroom residences.
                                                                          Immediate Move-ins.
                                               Named 2008 Best Lofts by New Homes Magazine

                             Sales Center and Decorator Model: Corner of Jefferson and Jackson
                                                          Open Daily 10–6 | 312.207.0007

Developer's License #1694463. All Properties Are Exclusively Marketed By Belgravia Realty Group, Llc. Belgravia Group Is A
Registered Trademark Of Belgravia Group, Ltd. Prices And Information May Be Changed At Anytime Without Notice.
                                                                                                       SOUTH LOOP/PILSEN
                                From a 2-car heated garage to an oversized soaking tub, the townhomes of
                              Union Row offer virtually every amenity. Live next to University Village and
                                               the red-hot Roosevelt corridor, and for a price that’s smart.

                              MODEL                                                  VISIT     BelgraviaGroup.com
                              NOW OPEN                                               CALL      312.829.4600
3-4 bedrooms, 2,275-2900 sq. ft., Spacious kitchens
    Immediate Move-ins, 2-car heated garage
                                                                         Sales Center Open Daily 10-6 | 644 W. 16th St., #3


       Developer's License #1739986. All Properties Are Exclusively Marketed By Belgravia Realty Group, Llc. Belgravia Group Is A
       Registered Trademark Of Belgravia Group, Ltd. Prices And Information May Be Changed At Anytime Without Notice.
With beautiful roof decks and many other fine architectural                                                              L I N C O L N PA R K
details, these stately brick townhomes have a timeless elegance.
Brand new 1/2 acre park with playground.
                            IMMEDIATE MOVE-INS


                         • 4 story townhomes • 3-5 bedroom
 MODEL                   • 3,074 to 4,635 sq. ft. • Brick paver-style streets
 NOW OPEN!               Sales Center: 2649 N. Hermitage Avenue
                         Open Fri-Tues 10–6 | 773.935.0523

         Developer's License #1622701. All Properties Are Exclusively Marketed By Belgravia Realty Group, Llc. Belgravia Group Is A
         Registered Trademark Of Belgravia Group, Ltd. Prices And Information May Be Changed At Anytime Without Notice.
                                                                                                           "Our reputation
President/CEO of                                                                                           for excellence
Belgravia Group,                                                                                           is not an
Alan D. Lev                                                                                                accident—it’s
has a strong                                                                                               taken decades
attachment to the                                                                                          of hard work
Chicago area.                                                                                              and dedication
                                                                                                           by our entire
As a student at the
                                                                                                           staff to build
University of Illinois at
                                                                Alan D. Lev
                                                                                                           and grow."
Champaign-Urbana, Alan                              President/CEO of Belgravia Group, Ltd.
earned a Bachelor of Science

degree in Accountancy. Mr. Lev later obtained his J.D. from Loyola University

of Chicago. He has been a CPA since 1982 and licensed real estate broker

since 1989. Alan is a proud member of the Chicago Association

of Realtors, the Chicago Bar, and the Illinois Bar, and is past

President of the Homebuilder’s Association of Greater Chicago and Second

Vice Chairman for the Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society.


Recognized as an expert in real estate, Alan has appeared as a guest and
keynote speaker at numerous industry events, including the International
Builders Show, Appraisal Institute, UIC, and Big Builder. In his spare time,
Alan enjoys charitable activities and exercising.




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                                                                                                                 "Our goal
David W. (Buzz)                                                                                                  is to
Ruttenberg is Founder
                                                                                                                 satisfy,
of Belgravia Group, Ltd.,
and Partner in the law firm
                                                                                                                 plain and
Ruttenberg & Ruttenberg. He                                                                                      simple."
completed his undergraduate
coursework at Cornell University
                                                                 David W. (Buzz) Ruttenberg
and received J.D., cum laude,                                   Founder, Belgravia Group, Ltd.
from Northwestern University



School of Law. He also pursued post-graduate studies in economics at London University,
School of Economics.


For more than 40 years, Mr. Ruttenberg has been actively involved in the development of
residential, retail and commercial properties, principally located on the north side of
Chicago. The total value of all developments, past and present, exceeds $1 billion.
Mr. Ruttenberg is an active member of numerous Chicago area civic and charitable orga-
nizations. These activities include his role as trustee of the Erikson Institute, lifetime trustee
of the Francis W. Parker School, past trustee of the Marwen Foundation, the Museum of
Contemporary Art, and the Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital and a member of the Dean's
Advisory Council of Northwestern University School of Law.




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                                                                                                                   "Belgravia Group
                                                                                                                   is all about
                                                                                                                   creating special
                                                                                                                   homes that
Jacob J. Kaufman,
                                                                                                                   exceed your
Executive Vice President/COO
                                                                                                                   expectations
of Belgravia Group, Ltd.                                                                                           for quality,
Mr. Kaufman, who joined                                                                                            style, and
Belgravia Group eleven years                                                                                       service.”
ago, came with an innate sense                                        Jacob J. Kaufman
of design and architecture and
                                                                Executive Vice President/COO
                                                                   of Belgravia Group, Ltd.
spearheaded the development of the more
architecturally innovative communities in the Belgravia portfolio that include award-winning
432 Grant Place and 565 Quincy. His mastery in design and construction coupled with his
discipline of having practiced law at one of Chicago’s premier firms is unmatched by others
in the industry.


Mr. Kaufman obtained his BA, cum laude, from Yale University, where he studied the
History of Art and Architecture, and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania. As Executive
Vice President/Chief Operations Officer, Mr. Kaufman oversees the day-to-day operations
of the company’s various departments that include construction, legal, marketing, and sales.




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