The Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs is a coordinated effort to assess Chicago's economy and help it expand at a faster rate. It provides a set of goals, a framework for research and analysis, and strategies for which actionable initiatives are being developed.

Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs

Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs

A coordinated effort to assess and expand Chicago’s economy, the Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs provides a set of goals, a framework for research and analysis, and strategies which are currently being implemented to foster regional growth.

10 Transformative Strategies

  1. Become a leading Hub for Advanced Manufacturing
  2. Increase Attractiveness as a Center for Business Services & Headquarters
  3. Become More Competitive as a Leading Transportation & Logistics Hub
  4. Make Chicago a Premier Destination for Tourism & Entertainment
  5. Make Chicago a National Leader in Exports
  6. Create demand-driven and targeted Workforce Development
  7. Support Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Emerging and Mature Sectors
  8. Invest to Create Next-Generation Infrastructure
  9. Develop and Deploy Assets in Neighborhoods to Align with Regional Economic Growth
  10. Create a Business Environment in which Companies can Flourish

News

Expansion of Tech Recruitment Program Aims to Attract the Nation’s Top Engineering and Computer Science Students to Chicago After Graduation

“Anchor” Institutions Including the City of Chicago, Cook County and Private Partners Support Local Businesses, Drive Economic Growth

New Small Business Center Site Now Available in English and Spanish; Site Selector to Help Business Owners Search for Everything from Commercial Properties to Zoning Requirements

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