Local Good News
- Renaissance of South Chicago. Duncan, Laura // Crain's Chicago Business;5/06/96, Vol. 19 Issue 19, pR42
Reports that the Southeast Chicago Development Commission, a non-profit organization credits the success of economic growth in South Chicago to the strategies borrowed from shopping centers. What happened to South Chicago after mills closed; Names of major retailers that moved into area;...
- With incentives, city can pump life into the se side. // Crain's Chicago Business;05/17/99, Vol. 22 Issue 20, p10
Recommends strategies that mayor Richard Daley can use to help the southeastern side of Chicago, Illinois achieve economic development. Construction of a power generation plant and a freight yard to attract small- and medium-size manufacturers; Improvement of vacant lands and railroad lines;...
- New development agency is starting on right track. // Crain's Chicago Business;10/04/99, Vol. 22 Issue 40, p10
Focuses on the efforts of the non-profit Chicago Partnership for Economic Development to make Chicago a global economic center. Replacement of the Chicago Economic Development Commission; Support from the business community.
- Bulls & Bears. Malone, Michael // Broadcasting & Cable;7/14/2008, Vol. 138 Issue 27, p7
The author reflects on the market economy of Chicago, Illinois. According to the author, the local economy in Chicago is in a holding pattern with sales staff increasingly troubled to bring forth innovative ways to squeeze out market revenue. The author indicates that despite the trembling...
- Neighborhood initiatives roll across the city. McManus, Terry // Crain's Chicago Business;12/14/98, Vol. 21 Issue 50, pSB16
Reports on economic developments taking place or those set to start in 1999, which are expected to benefit small businesses in Chicago, Illinois. Tax-increment financing district on the Southeast Side; Growth of the Midway Airport on the Southwest Side; Renaissance of Rogers Park on the North Side.
- HEREâ€™S TO A MEDIOCRE 2012. SWEENEY, BRIGID // Crain's Chicago Business;1/2/2012, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p0001
The article discusses the Chicago, Illinois economy which was said to remain on down despite the eke out in the marginal growth in 2011. It says that Chicago economy must expand about 1.6 percent during the first half and 2 percent for the whole year of 2012 because it only gain 0.9 percent in...
- Economic Outlook Symposium: Summary of 2007 results and forecasts for 2008. Strauss, William A.; Engel, Emily A. // Chicago Fed Letter;Feb2008, Issue 247, p1
The article presents a summary of the financial results and economic forecasts discussed during the annual Economic Outlook Symposium in Chicago, Illinois. The U.S. economy has increased by 2.5%, and the unemployment rate increased compared to the fourth quarter of 2006, and reached 4.7% in the...
- Using the Federal Reserve's Beige Book to track economic activity. Brave, Scott A.; Walstrum, Thomas // Chicago Fed Letter;Nov2014, Issue 328, p1
This article provides the public a first look at a new set of indexes constructed from the Chicago Fed's Beige Book survey, and describes their ability to track economic activity
- Huge projects seeking a home in west suburbs. Murphy, H. Lee // Crain's Chicago Business;12/14/98, Vol. 21 Issue 50, pSB16
Reports on development proposals that are expected to benefit Chicago, Illinois' west suburbs. Massive rail distribution hub for West Chicago; Proposed manufacturers' outlet shopping mall for North Aurora; Prospects of a major roadbuilding program to be financed by a bond issue.