Growth Zones

On July 19, 2016 By

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other elected officials, have launched an unprecedented effort to generate new industrial investment in Chicagoland neighborhoods. The Industrial Growth Zones program will accelerate neighborhood development in seven designated areas over the next three years by removing longstanding hurdles to development and providing a […]

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The Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) on July 7th  cut the ribbon at the Jane R. Pearlman Apartments to open two newly renovated high rise buildings, Jane R. Perlman and Victor Walchirk Apartments – both located in Evanston, Illinois.  The County’s HOME Investment Partnership Program, managed by the Bureau of Economic Development, helped fund […]

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Application Supported by Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC)


OAI, Inc.
(312) 528-3555

AI, Inc. receives $4 million grant to fund Strengthening Working Families in the Chicago Southland OAI, Inc. of Chicago has received a $3,999,981 grant from the U.S. Labor Department to help low- to middle- skilled parents access the affordable, […]

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Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) and German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (GACC Midwest)

Host Transatlantic Cluster Conference on Metalworking on July 11th

Participating Manufacturers To Forge New Connections and Share Best Practices


The Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) and the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (GACC Midwest) […]

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We are writing to make you aware of several exciting RFP opportunities from Enterprise Community Partners. Please find information about all details below:

 Health Action Plan Pilot Grant Program Due June 22nd

·         With the release of the 2015 Enterprise Green Communities Criteria (the “2015 Criteria”), affordable housing development teams are […]

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President’s Press Office
(312) 603-2821

Communities seek to acquire tax delinquent properties to return to productive use

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced that many of the 37 taxing districts participating in Cook County’s No Cash Bid Program have started to receive their Certificates of Purchase.
The program […]

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On May 23, U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez met with members of the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) at Catalyze Chicago, a co-working space and incubator for product entrepreneurs. Secretary Mendez met with representatives from CMMC to hear about their work to date and the importance of infrastructure and […]

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$2.5 Million BUILT in Cook Loan to build new store at Diversey and Pulaski in Chicago
Joined by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Cook County Commissioner Arroyo and other dignitaries, Cermak Fresh Foods opened today. This 70,000-square-foot building used to be a Marshall Field’s warehouse. Now, it will be a grocery store that […]

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Industrial matching event connects manufacturing suppliers and end users in the Chicago region

Contact: Amy Fitzgerald
Phone: 309-677-2977

The Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) and Chicago Metro Metal Consortium are pleased to announce their “Manufacturing Matchmaking” event. This event is designed to increase sales opportunities for firms in primary metals, […]

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TMA’s Annual Mayors for Manufacturing featured Toni Preckwinkle as keynote speaker

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle was the keynote speaker at the Technology and Manufacturing Association’s (TMA) Mayors for Manufacturing  On the Table conversation which took place on May 10 at Prairie State College. This event was one of hundreds of events that occurred around the […]

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