Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief for the Bureau of Economic Development, spoke  to  the Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE) Luncheon on October 8th in Rosemont, IL.  Speaking to a full house, his topic was “Drivers of Midwestern Job Growth.”  He talked about the major drivers of job growth in the region  in  key clusters: [...]

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Public Notice

There will be a meeting of the Finance Committee  of the Cook County Land Bank Authority on Friday, October 11, 2013 at the hour of 9:00 AM, at the
Metropolitan Planning Council located at 140 S Dearborn, Fourteenth Floor, Chicago, IL.
Contact for information and agenda:
Phone: 312-603-4210
Email: [...]

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President Preckwinkle, joined by Paul W. Jones, Chairman, A.O. Smith Corporation and Victor Smith, Secretary of Commerce, State of Indiana, served as part of a town hall at the Tri-State  Summit on Regional Competitiveness on the topic of: “Effective Institutional Arrangements in the Tri-State Region”.  The event was sponosored by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce on [...]

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Speaking to a full house of suburban service providers, municipal staff, elected officials,  philanthropic and civic organizations, at an event sponsored by the Brookings Institute and the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) on September 26th, President Preckwinkle offered  her thoughts on an action oriented agenda for regional economic growth.  She also introduced  Elizabeth Kneebone and [...]

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Surrounded by an area full of residents, visitors and dignitaries on September 24th, President Preckwinkle spoke about her continuing commitment to affordable housing and economic growth, along with the County’s financial commitment to St. Anthony of Lansing and other area investments.   Specifically, she referred to the total development cost for St. Anthony’s, with $3,000,000 coming [...]

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Public Meeting Notice

There will be a meeting of the Cook County Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) on  Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at the hour of 8:00 AM, at the George W. Dunne County Office Building, 69 W. Washington, 35th Floor.

If you would like to attend, or for more information, contact:

Barbara Maloof, Public [...]

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Cook County has been selected as one of the Top 100 nominees for the 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards. This nomination recognizes the County’s innovative steps to reduce energy costs and cut greenhouse gas emissions.  The County’s submission focused on the Guaranteed Energy Performance Contracting (GEPC) project.  In June 2012, the county’s Office of Capital [...]

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Economic Development one of several County Bureaus to make presentation

President Preckwinkle addressed the Beijing Delegation for Innovative Society Administration and Community City Construction on August 27, as part of a 2-day tour of Cook County Government.   View photos

 

 

Other County bureaus who made presentations:

First [...]

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There will be a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Cook County Land Bank Authority on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the hour of 8:00 AM, at the
Metropolitan Planning Council located at 140 S Dearborn, Fourteenth Floor, Chicago, IL.

Please contact them for more information and the agenda.

Contact Information:
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Speaking to a full house, President Preckwinkle gave the Keynote Address at Opportunities for Investment in Chicago’s Southland, an event sponsored by IceMiller, LLP, that brought together the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA) municipalities and partners including the Center for Neighborhood Technology, Chicago Community Loan Fund, Enterprise Community Partners and the Metropolitan Planning Council.   [...]

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