Zayo Group today announced a partnership with Gigabit Squared, the architects of next-generation networks across the U.S., to deploy gigabit fiber and wireless in Chicago’s Mid-South Side.
Chicago is trying to make it easier for companies to build or expand data centers, in hopes of catching the expected wave of growth driven by the use of computerized data.
There was little doubt from the start of the Emanuel administration that Michael Sacks was going to be the new mayor's favorite business buddy. The high-finance exec had raised oodles of money to help propel Rahm Emanuel into the mayor's office, and the tightly wound insomniacs solidified a simpatico relationship.
Lost amid recriminations over state lawmakers' recent failure to fix the public pension mess was a sign of progress in another long-standing stalemate.
Chicago hosted a near-record 46.2 million visitors last year, with growth in overnight leisure travel driving the city back to pre-recession levels.
2nd in the U.S. in Hot Spots 2025 benchmarking report by Economist Intelligence Unit
When the Chicago Transit Authority announced the closure of nine Red Line stations—stretching from the Cermak-Chinatown stop all the way down to 95th Street for reconstruction—the response was appropriately tepid and, in some cases, resentful. The CTA’s decision to shut down the ten-mile portion of the track angered many South Siders, especially given the less painful, albeit more expensive alternative: prolonging the reconstruction over four years by carrying out the work on weekends, leaving service undisturbed during peak hours.
Chicago is poised to become the second-most competitive U.S. city by 2025, and it will rank ninth worldwide in terms of its ability to attract capital, talent, businesses and people, according to a study released yesterday.
Highlights from the Federal Reserve Board “Beige Book” on economic activity in the Chicago-based 7th District
Jeff officially assumes the post today.
The Forum will bring together public intellectuals, stakeholders, academicians, policy analysts and citizens to examine both the enhancing and the constraining effects of technology on the capacity of local and regional governments.