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Today, the Illinois Association of Realtors reported that median home prices rose 15.0 percent in the city of Chicago, while sales fell 11.5 percent year-over-year. 

Updated metrics on hotel average daily rate and occupancy trends, air passengers for the City of Chicago.

Chicago served as the backdrop for the 25th U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) concluding today, providing a unique opportunity for the city and the nation to strengthen their partnerships with China.

In its first nine months, CASE has built ties between the city’s largest “anchor” institutions and its neighborhood-based businesses. The program, which was launched as part of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs, has boosted local firms; increased community and neighborhood vitality; strengthening the region’s business-to-business platform; generating jobs; and helping grow the regional economy.

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released November 2014 figures for real earnings.

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released November 2014 figures for the Consumer Price Index, a common measure of inflation. 

Summit to help highlight how Chicago and the nation can become stronger trade partners with China well into the future.

The gala’s international guest list included members of the 84 foreign consulates alongside U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker and Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

World Business Chicago's distinguished fellowship program provides a unique way for civic-minded companies and individuals impact their communities. The program offers prominent professional development opportunities for mid-level executives throughout the Chicago area to drive Mayor Emanuel’s Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs strategies.

World Business Chicago tracks indicators from month to month to gauge the strength of several aspects of Chicago’s economy, including employment in major sectors, residential and office real estate data, price and purchasing indexes, freight demand, and auto and truck sales. Note: employment data refers to payroll job estimates for the city of Chicago and is not adjusted for seasonality.

JLL's recent Market Pulse report highlights Chicago's tech sector

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