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Tinley Park approves multimillion-dollar incentive package for hotel buyer, convention center manager

July 19, 2018 – 12:32 pm | 26 views
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A multimillion-dollar incentive package involving property tax abatements by two school districts has been approved for a company that plans to buy a prominent Tinley Park hotel and will assume management of the village’s convention …

July 27: CSEDC Summer Quarterly Forum in Park Forest

July 12, 2018 – 10:34 am | 74 views
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CSEDC presents
The Summer Quarterly Forum
Friday, July 27, 2018
Freedom Hall
410 Lakewood Blvd
Park Forest, IL 60466
8:30 a.m. – Coffee and networking
9:00 a.m. – Program begins
10:30 a.m. – Program concludes
REGISTER HERE
We thank Mayor John A. Ostenburg and the …

SSMMA tours Council of Carpenters facility

July 6, 2018 – 9:27 am | 106 views
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In an ongoing effort to build a rapport with union officials following passage of the Prevailing Wage Amendment to Cook County’s tax incentive program, SSMMA toured the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters facility in Elk …

Southland celebrates partnerships among manufacturers, schools

July 5, 2018 – 10:57 am | 77 views
Southland celebrates partnerships among manufacturers, schools

It seemed fitting for the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation to honor Charlie Gallagher, president of Thornton-based Gallagher Asphalt, with its 2018 Big Shoes Award. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle presented Gallagher with the award …

Robbins TOD and industrial area planning

June 29, 2018 – 3:40 pm | 131 views
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From CMAP’s website:
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) is working on a new plan to reduce flooding and create new recreational and economic opportunity in eastern Robbins near Midlothian Creek. Residents and …

Tinley Park working on millions in tax breaks for company that plans to buy Holiday Inn

June 22, 2018 – 10:03 am | 372 views
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Tinley Park is working on a package of tax breaks that would provide millions of dollars to a company that plans to buy the Holiday Inn hotel in the village.
The company, The Harp Group, plans …

Average second installment of Cook property tax bills to show increases

June 21, 2018 – 9:26 am | 135 views
Average second installment of Cook property tax bills to show increases

In the Cook suburbs, where property tax rates are almost universally higher than they are in the city, homeowners could see bigger increases than their Chicago counterparts. Those rates, however, can vary significantly from one …

Metro Chicago Exports is offering export assistance

June 18, 2018 – 2:07 pm | 110 views
Metro Chicago Exports is offering export assistance

Metro Chicago Exports is a collaboration between the seven counties in Northeastern Illinois (Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will) and the City of Chicago to increase exports from small and medium-sized companies and …