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Posted: September 13, 2021

ComEd Receives National Recognition for Impact on Economic Development


Ranked in the top one percent of utilities across the United States, ComEd made infrastructure improvements that helped attract $2.7 billion in investment and create 6,400 new jobs.Read more

Posted: August 13, 2021

Governor Announces $250 Million Back to Business (B2B) Grant Program

As part of Governor JB Pritzker’s overall economic recovery strategy, the $250 million Back to Business (B2B) grant program aims to deploy small businesses recovery grants for those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. B2B will offer the hardest hit industries grants of $5K-$150K to help offset losses, bring back workers, and take continued steps to rebuild amid the fallout from the pandemic. Applications open on August 18, 2021.Read more

Posted: August 5, 2021

The New Normal: What that Means for a Return to the Office

DuPage County business leaders gathered on Wednesday, July 28 for a Chairman's Breakfast focusing on 'The New Normal’ and what that means as we begin returning to the office. The event was moderated by Janet Lougee, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Vice President, Director of Interiors for Wight & Company. Janet led a presentation and discussion about Wight & Company’s experiences working with corporate clients. She outlined various options for the “new” office environment and a return to the office.Read more

Posted: June 8, 2021

State and Local Economic Development Organizations Attract Global Investment at 2021 SelectUSA Summit

The State of Illinois announced that a delegation from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Intersect Illinois and 17 economic development partners will represent Illinois at the 2021 virtual SelectUSA Investment Summit hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce.Read more

Posted: June 1, 2021

Not Your Father’s Corridor: The Re-Reinvention of the I-88 Region

I-88 E/W Corridor DuPage County

Decades ago, businesses and communities along I-88 reinvented the region as the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor. Now, new trends are once again transforming theRead more

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