Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and its partners are hosting a series of community workshops related to improving the region’s resilience to extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and damage homes and businesses.

Date, Time and Location:
Village of Calumet Park
12419 S. Ashland
Calumet Park, IL 60827
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Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and its partners are hosting a series of community workshops related to improving the region’s resilience to extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and damage homes and businesses.

Date, Time and Location:
City of Blue Island
2434 W. Vermont Street
Blue Island, Illinois […]

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On September 24, President Preckwinkle kicked off the opening session of Economic Revitalization through Brownfields, organized by the Cook County Department of Environmental Control and KSU TAB (Kansas State University – Technical Assistance to Brownfields Program) and hosted by Triton College.  Staff from the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development were also in attendance, speaking […]

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Staff from the Bureau of Economic Development created an enthusiastic team and participated in the 32nd Annual Walk for Education on Saturday, September 19.  The route went from Burnham Park Grove 7, South Lake Shore Drive @ 39th Street and back. It was a  5K Walk/Fun Run | 10K Bike/Skate event.  The walk is created annually to […]

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We want to let you know about an exciting forum targeting Small Businesses – the South Cook County Small Business Forum Registration – being held Wednesday, September 30th at Prairie State Community College. The morning program will be kicked-off with opening comments from the Regional Administrators representing the Small Business Administration, the General Services […]

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The Cook County Land Bank Land Transactions Committee will meet on Friday, September 11, 2015 at the hour of 10:00 AM at the Cook County Building located at 118 North Clark Street, 4th Floor, Conference Room “A”, Chicago, Illinois.

For the agenda or more information, visit www.cookcountylandbank.org.

Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA)
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Cook County a Key Partner in the Project

Tasha Cruzat, Chief of Staff for Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, attended the ribbon cutting for Freedom’s Path, an affordable housing community for veterans on the Hines Veterans Administration (VA) Campus in Cook County.

According to the Veteran’s Administration, about 1.4 million veterans are considered at risk […]

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joined a number of local and federal officials Wednesday in breaking ground for infrastructure improvements that are key to revitalization of the Cullerton Avenue Industrial Area in Franklin Park.

The groundbreaking celebrates the start of the first project funded in Cook County under the BUILT in Cook loan fund. […]

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On July 30th, the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium, the Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing, and S&C Electric hosted a program on Energy Incentives for Manufacturers. The event was held at S&C Electric on Chicago’s north side,and attended by manufacturers and service providers in […]

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The Cook County Board of Commissioners, on July 29, gave approval for a pre-apprenticeship program at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC). The program will start with a limited number of residents and will be done in coordination with the Cook County Painters’ District Council #14, International Brotherhood of Painters and […]

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