Chicago seeks developer to open city's first casino by 2025
Chicago is laying its cards on the table and officially seeking bids to build the first casino in the nation's third-largest city. City leaders want a "world-class" resort that'll draw locals and tourists while boosting Chicago's finances, but several steps remain.
New logistics company HQ in Elgin to feature driver dorm rooms, other amenitiesGoldCoast Logistics Group held a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new $15 million headquarters in Elgin Thursday. The facility will include a 38,000-square-foot warehouse and 23,000 square feet of office space.
Century Tile will close all 4 of its locationsCentury Tile, an iconic Chicago-area tile and carpet retailer and one of the largest floorcovering retailers in the Midwest, announced its permanent closure and liquidation of all stores this month.
Gurnee approves $500,000 incentive plan to help bring Hobby Lobby to Gurnee MillsHobby Lobby will be one of three new tenants to occupy the space once used by Sears at Gurnee Mills mall after the Gurnee village board on Monday approved an incentive package worth up to $500,000 to defray the cost of renovations for the mall's owners.
Lawmakers question Exelon auditMembers of a state Senate committee sharply criticized a recent audit of Exelon's nuclear power plant operations that suggested ratepayers may need to subsidize two of those plants by as much as $350 million over the next five years.
The shows must go on: Medieval Times, Six Flags reopening this weekMedieval Times in Schaumburg is anticipating a renaissance Thursday, while in Gurnee, Six Flags Great America is making plans to provide visitors with thrills they've been without since 2019, starting Saturday.
Bill change would allow voters to lift rent control bans locallyA new amendment to House Bill 116, which advanced out of committee earlier this spring, would allow municipalities to vote on rent control measures through referendums.
Hoffman Estates-based video gambling company fined by state gaming boardA Hoffman Estates-based video gambling company will pay a fine and fees totaling $75,000 to settle a disciplinary complaint before the Illinois Gaming Board.
OWP hopes to market ADHD drugNaperville-based OWP Pharmaceuticals Inc. said it has submitted for U.S. patent protection the first oral liquid suspension of atomoxetine hydrochloride, a drug often used for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Feder: Bill & Wendy pulling the plug on Cumulus podcastEnding their 15-month run as a podcasting team, Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder will record their final episode Monday.
American Airlines posts $1.25 billion loss, delays new jetsAmerican Airlines is reporting another big loss as the pandemic continues to hammer air travel, but the airline says it is seeing signs of more demand for tickets
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Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- ElginNew logistics company HQ in Elgin to feature driver dorm rooms, other amenities
- ItascaCentury Tile will close all 4 of its locations
- GurneeGurnee approves $500,000 incentive plan to help bring Hobby Lobby to Gurnee Mills
- NapervilleDespite outcry, Naper Commons subdivision plans move ahead in Naperville
- GurneeThe shows must go on: Medieval Times, Six Flags reopening this week
- Hoffman EstatesHoffman Estates-based video gambling company fined by state gaming board
- NewsChurchill Downs says Arlington Park bids expected by June
- NewsDispose of unused and expired prescription drugs Saturday at locations around the suburbs
- Kane CountyKane County property tranfsers, Nov 25 to Dec. 8
- Lake CountyLake County property transfers, Nov. 30 to Dec. 3
- DuPage CountyDuPage County property transfers, Oct. 16 to Dec. 4
- Cook CountyCook County property transfers, Oct. 15 to Dec. 4
- WheelingWarehouse expansion proposed in Wheeling
- DiningScratchboard Kitchen hosts new dinner series Women in Culinary Driving Change
- BataviaBatavia High School's building trades classes partner with Boardwalk Shops
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