Jay Gardner

Broker Associate

About Jay Gardner

Jay H. Gardner serves in the capacity of Broker Associate with Luxury Living. Jay has 12 years of industry experience, commencing in 2006 as an onsite Leasing Professional. Jay has worked in all facets of Leasing, Property Management, and Real Estate, including but not limited to Acquisitions, Lease-Ups, Under-Writing, Brokerage for both Acquisitions and Dispositions.

Jay attended Eastern Michigan University, in Ypsilanti, MI and studied International Business, with a Double Major in Spanish, and minor in Marketing. Jay speaks 6 languages and has a passion for music, the arts, travel, and wine. Jay lives the Golden Rule and has a servants heart. Jay does not believe in office hours, he is available for his clients 24/7, 365!

First Chicago Apartment

A 1 bedroom in East Lakeview at Broadway and Addison. (Vintage Planned Property Managed Building). One of my FAVES!

Favorite Thing About Chicago

All of the Pizza places!!!

Quote to Live By

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams!

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My Insights & Knowledge

Jun 20, 2019

Living in the New East Side Chicago


New East Side, Chicago offers premier living in the heart of the Windy City. Bordered by Michigan Avenue, the Chicago River, Lake Michigan, and Millennium Park, the metropolitan neighborhood delivers a location that is hard to beat. Discover what it’s like to call New East Side, Chicago [...]

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Jun 18, 2019

Spend a Day at the Lakeshore East Park


The Lakeshore East neighborhood is earning a reputation as one of Chicago’s hottest spots to live.  With an incredible location and stunning new development, it’s easy to see why. One of the major selling points that has helped set this community apart is the incredible Lakeshore East [...]

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Jun 14, 2019

Why Lakeshore East, Chicago is the Hottest Neighborhood in Downtown


Over the past few years, the Lakeshore East neighborhood has become a sought after spot to live. Lakeshore East is tucked away into an enclave adjacent to Michigan Avenue and west of Lakeshore Drive, right where the river meets the Lake and sits atop an award-winning six-acre public park, [...]

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Jun 12, 2019

Lakeshore East Restaurants to Book for Dinner


Lakeshore East may be downtown Chicago’s best-kept secret. This hidden gem is tucked away into an enclave adjacent to Michigan Avenue and west of Lakeshore Drive, right where the river meets the Lake and sits atop an award-winning six-acre public park. Along with an incredible location, [...]

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May 30, 2019

Your Guide to Living in Lakeshore East


Tucked away where the lake meets the river, Lakeshore East is Chicago’s hidden gem. Because of its remarkable closeness to the city’s central business district in the Loop, shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities, Lakeshore East is one of the hottest neighborhoods in Chicago. [...]

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May 29, 2019

South Loop Luxury Apartment Building: NEMA


NEMA Chicago is located in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood at 1200 South Indiana Avenue. This luxury skyscraper offers 800 apartments throughout the 76-story architectural icon designed by Rafael Viñoly. NEMA is Chicago’s tallest rental residence and boasts of unprecedented views of Chicago, [...]

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