Douglas Schmich

Leasing Manager

About Douglas Schmich

Douglas Schmich serves as Leasing Manager for Luxury Living Chicago Realty. Douglas oversees the leasing operations and strategy for some of Chicago’s premier luxury developments, providing a seamless & efficient experience for renters & developers.

Douglas is a native New Yorker with experience in both the traditional brokerage market and on-site leasing management for one of New York’s most prestigious real estate developers. As a recent Chicago transplant, Douglas is excited to be part of the skyline-changing development boom.

Douglas is a graduate of Stony Brook University with a degree in Business Management & History. However, a passion for design and architecture, along with his love for working with people, led him to pursue a career in real estate.

Outside of work, Douglas is always on the lookout for his next adventure. When he isn’t traveling, he can be found enjoying the outdoors on a long bicycle ride, snowboarding or in the dog park with his rescue mutt, Henry. An avid runner, Douglas’s marathon training has afforded him the opportunity to help raise money for multiple charities, including the GMHC, Team in Training, and Team Continuum.

First Chicago Apartment

One bedroom in Logan Square.

Favorite Thing About Chicago

The small town/big city lifestyle it provides.

Quote to Live By

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. – Albert Einstein

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Jan 9, 2019

No. 508 Now Leasing Lincoln Park Apartments


Steps from Lincoln Park, No. 508 is now leasing brand-new luxury apartments for move-in dates starting March 1st. The boutique building offers residents an unparalleled rental option in the neighborhood, with expansive floor plans, stunning interiors by Gary Lee Partners, and high-end [...]

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Jan 7, 2019

Floor Plan Feature: Wicker Park Corner Three Bedroom


Where: Wicker Park Connection is a new, luxury fifteen-story rental property in the heart of Wicker Park. This beautiful and unique building featuring 126 units is located at 1640 W Division Street.  Why Live at Wicker Park Connection: A luxury apartment community above a tree-lined street [...]

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Jan 6, 2019

The 7 Neighborhoods of Downtown Chicago


A question we're often asked is "what neighborhoods make up downtown Chicago?" Chicago is an ever-growing hub of business, nightlife, and world-class dining, so it can be easy to lose track of which neighborhoods encompass the downtown Chicago area. Home to many popular attractions such as [...]

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Dec 19, 2018

Check Out These River North High Rise Apartments


Over the last five years, Chicago's River North neighborhood has seen an influx of new construction apartments. There are many River North apartment options that may be the best fit for your search criteria, depending on location, availability, features, and amenities. Here are a few of the [...]

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Dec 10, 2018

Introducing The Field’s Lofts: Brand-New Logan Square Apartments


At 4000 W. Diversey, a Marshall Field’s warehouse has been transformed into remarkable loft apartments with extensive community amenities, aptly named The Field's Lofts. With ceiling heights between 14-17 feet, these unique urban apartments feature top-of-the-line finishes with room to [...]

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Dec 7, 2018

What’s it Like Living in River North Chicago


The River North neighborhood in downtown Chicago is north and east of the Chicago River branches, west of Michigan Avenue and south of Chicago Avenue. With many residential towers, River North apartments offers residents the opportunity to live in the heart of it all. The neighborhood is full [...]

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