Shakou closing St. Charles restaurant, repurposing space for corporate needs
Shakou is closing its St. Charles location at the end of the month, with plans to repurpose the space into a central commissary for the rapidly growing restaurant group.
Barrington manufacturer donates $1.3 million in gear, training to ECCElgin Community College is getting $1.3 million worth of precision manufacturing equipment, software and faculty training for its growing Industrial Manufacturing Program that could lead to future job placement and apprenticeship opportunities for its students.
California Pizza Kitchen closing downtown Arlington Heights locationCalifornia Pizza Kitchen will close its downtown Arlington Heights location Sunday, officials said.
Two redevelopment proposals floated for McChesney site in Glen EllynDevelopers are considering two possible projects at the McChesney & Miller property in downtown Glen Ellyn.
Sale goes through, but concerns linger over new Rivers Casino ownershipKentucky-based Churchill Downs Inc. completed its $326 million acquisition of a majority stake in Rivers Casino in Des Plaines despite state gambling regulators concerns that the new ownership group does not include enough women and minorities.
Itasca hotel eyed as future drug treatment facilityA Chicago-based nonprofit group that provides treatment for substance use disorders and mental health conditions has announced plans for a new behavioral health complex in Itasca that would support families in DuPage and other collar counties. Haymarket Center wants to buy a Holiday Inn hotel on the west side of I-290 and Irving Park Road and convert it into a roughly 200-bed facility.
Schaumburg trustees don't favor imposing condo, townhouse rental restrictionsSchaumburg village board members have recommended by a 6-1 vote that the village not impose limits on the number of rental units allowed within condominium and townhouse developments.
What will it take to revive Hawthorn Mall? Residents give feedbackThat a major transformation is needed to revive the 1970s-era Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills is undisputed, but the potential level of tax incentives to do that is an unknown that has some supporters wary.
How many collecting Illinois pensions have moved to other states, and how much did they take with them?More than 71,000 former public employees collecting more than $2.4 billion in annual pension benefits no longer live in Illinois.
Mount Prospect business shuts down amid 'burnt cheese' odor complaintsAn animal feed manufacturer in Mount Prospect's Kensington Business Center has shut down its operation in response to complaints about offensive odors.
Batavia boutiques add fashionable flair to city's downtownPaula's Couture Consignment and Six+Cypress are two Batavia boutiques that are adding a fashionable flair to the city's downtown.
Horns are growing on young people's skulls. Phone use is to blame, research suggests.New research in biomechanics suggests that young people are developing hornlike spikes at the back of their skulls -- bone spurs caused by the forward tilt of the head, which shifts weight from the spine to the muscles at the back of the head, causing bone growth in the connecting tendons and ligaments.
Business Ledger | Supporting mental and emotional health in the workplaceToday, one in five adults experience mental illness while only 43 percent of those who are suffering seek treatment. In fact, mental illness costs the global economy one trillion dollars in lost productivity every year. If you want to run a successful business, ignoring your employees' mental and emotional wellness is simply not an option.
Handling employee complaints about coworker harassment: Just how effective is your prompt and effective corrective action?As an employer, when it comes to compliance with employment laws and regulations, you strive to do everything right. But as a recent case makes clear, an employer who does everything can still be found liable for allowing a hostile work environment to persist.
Embracing the total rewards conceptTwo recent MRA Hot Topic Surveys indicated that while competitive pay and employer-sponsored health insurance remain two of the most valued employee benefits,
AMITA Health offers state-of-the-art joint replacementAMITA Health's state-of-the-art Center for Advanced Joint Replacement in Hoffman Estates offers extraordinary technology including the Stryker MAKO robotic arm for joint replacement surgery.
Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- NapervilleShakou closing St. Charles restaurant, repurposing space for corporate needs
- BarringtonBarrington manufacturer donates $1.3 million in gear, training to ECC
- BusinessCalifornia Pizza Kitchen closing downtown Arlington Heights location
- Glen EllynTwo redevelopment proposals floated for McChesney site in Glen Ellyn
- Des PlainesSale goes through, but concerns linger over new Rivers Casino ownership
- ItascaItasca hotel eyed as future drug treatment facility
- SchaumburgSchaumburg trustees don't favor imposing condo, townhouse rental restrictions
- Vernon HillsWhat will it take to revive Hawthorn Mall? Residents give feedback
- Mount ProspectMount Prospect business shuts down amid 'burnt cheese' odor complaints
- BataviaBatavia boutiques add fashionable flair to city's downtown
- Hoffman EstatesDrive-through restaurant coming to Hoffman Plaza
- BusinessMondelez acquires majority interest in Perfect Snacks
- RosemontWynnchurch Capital acquires MPL Holdings
- BusinessAllstate May catastrophe losses hit $473 million
- Oak BrookInland wins 'Best Use of Automation' award
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