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 News

March 18, 2014

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

March 17, 2014

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

January 22, 2014

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

December 6, 2013

New Organization Will Bring Industry and Government Together to Stimulate Chicago’s Competitive Advantage in Supply Chain, Transportation and Logistics

November 6, 2013

Pritzker discusses Obama administration's efforts to strengthen the economy and create jobs, U.S. business climate

August 30, 2013

Eight of Seed Chicago’s most recently funded projects share lessons learned; MillerCoors presents matching grant to project owners

August 7, 2013

What nerd hasn't come home from San Diego Comic Con or Gen Con and not yearned for more? What geek doesn't go to their local bar and wish longingly to be able to geek out with their friends only to find music blasting at unreasonably loud levels, unable to hear anything below a shout, and be surrounded by sports on every TV? Who hasn't wanted a great bar where they can find friendships or more with people that they actually relate to and have common passions?

August 5, 2013

As Lollapalooza was getting underway in Grant Park, Chicago venture capital fund Lightbank was throwing its own bash in River North for entrepreneurs and out-of-town venture investors.

July 31, 2013

Could private dollars provide the key to building innovative, efficient infrastructure in Chicago? We chat with Stephen Beitler, the new head of the city's controversial Infrastructure Trust on Chicago Tonight.

July 31, 2013

Could private dollars provide the key to building innovative, efficient infrastructure in Chicago? We chat with Stephen Beitler, the new head of the city's controversial Infrastructure Trust on Chicago Tonight.

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