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Posted: May 31, 2023

Chicagoland's economic development strategy? Creativity and collaboration

Corporate investment

In a recent Daily Herald article, we shared what we at Choose DuPage think is the key to a successful economic development strategy: creativity and collaboration. “This is about telling a new story: The story of Chicago and Chicagoland. A story that is optimistic, forward-looking and focused on the best of our community. Those of us who live, work and do business here know that this is a place with unlimited potential…. It’s time for the rest of the world to see Chicagoland the way we do.”Read more

Posted: May 31, 2023

Nagase Holdings America Leases Top Floor of 300 Park Blvd in Itasca


Nagase Holdings America has leased 48,500 square-feet on the top floor of 300 Park Boulevard, located at Hamilton Lakes in Itasca, Illinois.Read more

Posted: May 11, 2023

Data from Argonne’s Advanced Photon Source provides foundation for first U.S. approved RSV vaccine

Argonne National Laboratory

GSK’s vaccine, Arexvy, is based in part on structural biology work conducted more than a decade ago at the Advanced Photon Source (APS), located in DuPage County at Argonne National Laboratory. “The structures we determined at the APS played an important role in the development of this vaccine,” said Jason McLellan, who originally collected the data along with Peter Kwong and Barney Graham. ​“The availability of light source facilities such as the APS meant that we could try multiple variants until we hit on the most stabilized antigen.”Read more

Posted: May 1, 2023

Breakfast with the Chair

Breakfast with Chair Conroy

“When people thrive at work, they are more likely to feel physically and mentally healthy overall, and to contribute positively to their workplace… This creates both a responsibility and unique opportunity for leaders to create workplace environments that support the health and well-being of workers.”

We recently sat down with DuPage County Board Chair Deborah Conroy and leaders from a variety of industries and organizations in DuPage to have a meaningful conversation about mental health in the workplace. Click or tap the link below to learn about the resources available in DuPage County (including 24/7 Urgent Crisis Resources), and how employers can help remove the stigma and support mental health. Read more

Posted: May 1, 2023

In Chicago’s Suburbs, Developers are Rethinking Everything

DuPage Business Beat Podcast

DuPage Business Beat | Podcast Episode 1

COVID changed the way millions of people work. Now, its aftershocks are pushing developers and communities across Chicagoland to think creatively about how they use their space.

In this episode, host Greg Bedalov meets with two real estate industry experts to discuss the stories behind key trends in employment, industry sectors, the regional GDP, and more. From the ‘amenities race’ to innovative mixed-use developments, Greg and his guests cover the topics that impact people and businesses across the region. Read more

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