Customers Benefit from Record Reliability Generated by ComEd

Smart Grid, Infrastructure Upgrades Credited with Historic Service Performance CHICAGO (March 27, 2014) – ComEd today announced that its power system reliability in 2013 was the best in company history with the fewest customer interruptions, benefitting hundreds of thousands of residents and businesses throughout northern Illinois. Improvements stem largely from the utility’s substantial investments in building a “smart grid,” implementing vast power infrastructure upgrades and delivering exceptional performance by the ComEd workforce – from frontline first responders to backroom engineers and technicians. Continue reading

DuPage County Accounts for Approximately 8% of Illinois’ Overall Private Sector Growth

Governor Quinn recently announced an independent study has identified Illinois as having one of the most thriving private sectors in the nation. The report stated that Illinois created 14% (18,000 plus) net private-sector business establishments from 2009-2012. Choose DuPage took a comparative look at how counties in Illinois contributed to this growth. Continue reading

Spotlight on Oakbrook Terrace

Oakbrook Terrace is the home to corporations like Ferrara Candy Company, Redbox, Graycor, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association, BCS Financial and The Joint Commission. With over 4,000,000 square feet of office development that is minutes away from downtown Chicago and O’Hare and Midway Airports, Oakbrook Terrace is a sought after location for corporate headquarters and office users. Continue reading