JPMorgan Chase pledges $500,000 to launch the initiative Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, DuPage County Chairman Dan Cronin and the Chief Executives of Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties joined together with JPMorgan Chase, the Brookings Institution, founders of the Global Cities Initiative, and World Business Chicago today to […]

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One of the world’s largest diesel manufacturers will set up its North American headquarters in Rolling Meadows, IL CONTACT President’s Press Office (312) 603-2823 Weichai Group, whose international headquarters is located in Weifang, China, will open a major technology development and testing center in Cook County, Illinois, to be known as Weichai America […]

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has selected the Park Forest Maker Space as one of 50 winners in the first ever nation-wide Growth Accelerator Fund competition, as announced by SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet in Washington, D.C. on Sept 5. In May, the SBA launched the $2.5 million competition for accelerators and other entrepreneurial […]

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On September 3, 2014, Michael Jasso, Director of Planning and Development joined other County Bureau and Department Heads in briefing the Beijing Delegation for an Innovative Society. Many in the delegation deal with government, human resources, and housing in Beijing, China. Mr. Jasso talked about economic development in Cook County. He spoke about our planning […]

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  The Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, is hosting an open ideas workshop charrette to generate feedback and ideas about the potential future of the site.The two-week charrette will kick off with an event on Tuesday, September 23 featuring a presentation from […]

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From the monthly archives: September 2014