Our Team:

Elan Peltz, Founder & Owner

Elan Peltz is the founder of Blackwatch68 Properties, an entrepreneurial real estate development firm that owns, develops, and manages a range of assets with its partners. The firm owns assets ranging from apartments, to mixed use retail, along with north shore office parks, and luxury rental condos/single family homes.

His firm, based out of Chicago, has earned awards including the Mayor's Design Award for outstanding historic restoration of a 100 year old Victorian mixed use building, now home to one of the area's most popular restaurants. During this economic downturn, the company's assets have continued to grow by opportunistically acquiring deals and developing apartment projects in A list locations. Peltz also owns Blackwatch68 Vintage that sells vintage furniture and artwork along with providing design assistance to shops, homeowners, and designers.

Elan holds graduates graduate degrees in Public Policy (M.A.) from the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy as well as a J.D./Law Degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. He received his undergraduate B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis in History/Political Science.

Elan, his wife Lisa, a third grade teacher, daughter Savannah, and son Dylan Wesley reside in Highland Park, IL. They enjoy traveling to California and Colorado and exploring the scenery when they get the chance.

Contact Elan:

330 Cedar Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035

Elan Peltz