• President Obama Awards Chicago Grant for Digital Manufacturing Lab

  • Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Opens New Global Headquarters in Chicago

  • Planet Friendly Method Chooses Chicago for First U.S. Manufacturing Plant

  • Motorola Mobility to relocate its headquarters to downtown Chicago’s Merchandise Mart

Attraction Highlights

Anything is Possible

Chicago as innovation platform

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Initiatives Highlights

Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade

Expansion Highlights

Map optimum areas for business location

News & Events

Today, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) released preliminary December 2014 unemployment rates for municipalities across the state based on the current population survey (or “household survey”)

Today, the Illinois Association of Realtors (IAR) reported that residential sales in the city of Chicago fell 6.8% year-over-year with 1,992 sales in December 2014 compared to 2,137 in December 2013.

Appointment Announced at the Third Meeting of the Economic Development and Political Leadership of the Seven Counties of Northeast Illinois and the City of Chicago

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