'Yorktown 2.0': Lombard mall plans $200 million apartment projectThe owner of Yorktown Center and a multifamily-housing developer plan to replace the vacant Carson's anchor store with a large-scale apartment complex and a public park. Other regional shopping centers are undertaking similar housing projects to lift their fortunes and breathe new life into hulking retail spaces.
Bell Works in Hoffman Estates to lease second wave of 'ready-to-wear' office suitesBell Works Chicagoland - the business and residential redevelopment of the former AT&T corporate campus in Hoffman Estates -- has announced the availability of a second wave of "ready-to-wear" office space, now that the first wave is nearly booked.
Like going back in time: Mount Prospect's Central Continental Bakery turns 100After 100 years of serving delicious cakes, cookies and its famed paczkis, Central Continental Bakery in downtown Mount Prospect is preparing for another century of pleasing its loyal customers.
The Biz Week That Was: Naperville celebrates end of project; museums proposed for Pheasant RunNaperville celebrates end of major construction project. Veterans, sports museums proposed for part of Pheasant Run property. weetness Cookie Company opens in South Elgin.
Long-sought revival of former industrial area on north side of Mundelein's downtown is underwayDemolition of a home, apartment building and other structures in what is considered a gateway area south of Route 176 in downtown Mundelein, will clear the way for a 139-unit townhouse development called Morris Station.
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FBI honors tattoo artists for helping victims, ex-criminals replace reminders of pastOswego tattoo artists, doing "what our faith has driven us to do," received FBI award for helping victims and former criminals replace painful reminders of their past lives.
Lurie Children's Hospital proposes $56M Schaumburg outpatient center for Northwest suburbsLurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is proposing a $55.9 million, 70,000-square-foot outpatient center in Schaumburg as a facility that would replace existing ones in Arlington Heights, Hoffman Estates and Huntley to serve growing demand in the Northwest suburbs.
Finding answers to today's worker shortage: SurveyAlthough buyer demand has increased among two-thirds of manufacturers surveyed, they are struggling to keep up. Half whose revenues are under $100 million said they are unable to keep up with their current demand.
Attracting and keeping a strong labor force in manufacturingThere are many misconceptions and old-fashioned thinking about this industry. People think it is a dirty job, low technology, low wages, low skills and education. This is simply not true.
Developer seeks OK to build 52 townhouses in Lake ZurichLake Zurich trustees are expected to vote Monday on a plan for 52 townhouses in 12 buildings between Old Rand and Buesching roads.