Our Schtick

At FLATS®, we know how to live well, always. We scour the world for great finds and ways to bring these ideas home. We design our own spaces. We are often small but are always mighty.

The FLATS® life is to create. To rearrange and rearrange again. To be nimble, yet heard. To pioneer. To love community. To have a home with a soul. Value, individuality, and character make us tick. Authenticity is our drug of choice. We are anything but expected. We create our own finishes. We thrive on bicycles and great coffee. Dogs keep us running.

We believe that living well is a necessity and we spend our lives curating what we simply call the FLATS® life.

FLATS® Flyer
Resident Renewal Program
FLATS® Flyer is our way of saying thank you for making us a part of your life. Earn rewards for how long you’ve lived with FLATS® and for referring your friends and family.

LEVEL 01 / CREW

Criteria

  • At least 12 months of on-time rent
  • Minimum of 1 referral per year

Benefits

  • Crew gift (flatsgear: tee & cap)
  • $150 referral credit, per referral, once referral moves in*
  • 1% of ytd rent towards a rental credit for following year

LEVEL 02 / CO-PILOT

Criteria

  • At least 24 months of on-time rent
  • Minimum of 2 referrals per year

Benefits

  • 1 emergency lockout per year
  • Copilot gift ($50 gift card towards any one of our flats® collaborators)
  • $150 referral credit, per referral, once referral moves in*
  • 2.5% of ytd rent towards a credit for following year

CAPTAIN / LEVEL 03

Criteria

  • At least 36 months of on-time rent
  • Minimum of 3 referrals per year

Benefits

  • 2 emergency lockouts per year
  • Captain gift ($100 gift card towards any one of our flats® collaborators)
  • $150 referral credit, per referral, once referral moves in*
  • 4% OF YTD RENT TOWARDS A CREDIT FOR FOLLOWING YEAR

*credit allotted once referral moves in // residents limited to 3 referrals per year

Flats® flyer is a benefit and reward program administered and operated by flats® chicago llc. participation in flats® flyer is not mandatory but is available to all residents meeting the requirements per level as expressed above. late or returned rental payments will result in ineligibility. flats® flyer terms and conditions are subject to change at any time.

Each referral must be made directly to a flats® leasing agent and indicated on the application at the time of submission. eligible referrals must sign at minimum a 12-month lease, at any flats building. referral credit may not be combined with any other broker compensation. no more than 3 (three) referral credits at no more than $1,500 or the equivalent of one month’s rent, whichever is less, may be awarded in any 12-month period. terms effective 6/20/2017.

Louise's keys
Resident Discount Guide
Lady Louise has been busy sniffing out the best deals in town! She’s brought them home to FLATS® for residents to earn exclusive deals and discounts across the city.

River North

Headquarters

  • 213 W Institute Pl | Enjoy video games, craft beer, and pub fare at this retro arcade bar. Every Wednesday at 8:30 pm, you can win concert tickets or cash during Savage Bingo.

Lyfe Kitchen

  • 831 N. State St | Globally inspired food made with local ingredients. A perfect spot for a healthy meal.

Float 60

  • 303 W Erie St | A relaxation technique that includes floating in ten inches of water with a solution of Epsom salty. Professional athletes and Chicago personalities swear by this place.

Ch/ll

  • 222 W Kinzie St | This space is designed for calm with meditation classes, sound healing, and yoga. They also host unique workshops that incorporate nutritionists, essential oils, and crystal healing.

Farmhouse

  • 228 W Chicago Ave | The mission of this restaurant is to source delicious ingredients from farms around the Midwest, including their own Brown Dog Farm. Try a flight on their Farmhouse Proprietary Cider!

ZED 451

  • 739 N Clark St | Upscale Brazilian steakhouse with all-you-can-eat soup/salad bar & meats served tableside. Their rooftop space with fireplaces in a great place to grab smell bites and drinks.

Foxtrot

  • 114 W Chicago | Residents receive free delivery, aka roomservice, from Foxtrot’s curated selection of wine, beer, gifts, and fresh food goods.
FLATS® Social Club
Resident Rewards Program
Post. Engage. Reward. Show us how you live the FLATS® Life on Social Media and you might just win up to a $300 credit towards your rent. 3 lucky winners are chosen at the beginning of every month.

Rule 01

Whether you’re at home in your FLATS® building, exploring the community, sippin’ coffee at your favorite cafĂ©, or riding your bike along the lakefront – we want to see how you live the FLATS® life. Participants must send as least one qualifying post on Instagram to enter.

Rule 02

Participating residents must always include the hashtag #weareflats and tag us in their photo (@flats) in related posts to qualify.

Rule 03

Participating residents are encourages to include the geotag that corresponds to their FLATS® building.

Rule 04

The winning posts will be based on their social impact (i.e. likes, reach, or re-posts) and creative concept of image(s).

Disclaimer: no purchase necessary to enter to win. residents must be on a full term lease. if there are two names on the lease each resident must enter separately. the winner is chosen based on the creative concept of how one lives within the flats® community. one winner will be chosen every month.the winner will receive a $300.00 rent credit to be applied to the following month’s rent (“rent credit”). a maximum of one rent credit will be given each month. the winner will be notified the first week of the following month. flats® chicago reserves the right to use any and all information related to the contest, including submissions provided by participating residents, for editorial, marketing and any other purpose. by participating in this monthly contest, you acknowledge that the contest, is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by facebook, twitter and instagram. by signing up, all participating residents agree to be bound by the official rules. flats® chicago in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person if found to be tampering with the entry process, the operation of its website or is otherwise in violation of these rules. if the chosen resident has had a late rent payment, he or she will not be granted the prize. in order to qualify and receive the rent credit, the resident must not have been in default, breach or violation of any lease covenants, agreements, rules or regulations. flats chicago reserves the right to end the contest at any time in in its sole and absolute discretion.

FLATS® Reserve
Rent a FLATS® Space
Host your next event at one of our many rooftop lounges, gyms, or backyard spaces across the city. For a full list of available spaces, please contact us for pricing and availability.

When you’re ready to reserve, please send your request to [email protected]