While the players are students, college football is a major economic engine. It brings in hundreds of millions in revenue for universities and their athletic departments.
The gleaming skyline that makes Chicago an architectural wonder is primarily made up of office towers. But those glassy marvels have been largely empty since March. A look at the prospects for downtown commercial real estate.
The days of watching the Cubs on TV for free are long gone. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker tells us about the Marquee Sports Network – and what it means for Cubs fans in Chicago.
Two Chicago nonprofits that offer training and support to local tech firms have struck a deal to create a one-stop shop for them.
Amazon’s push to build a massive network of warehouses to store and distribute goods may be moving into Bolingbrook, but the town’s mayor isn’t thrilled about it.
The same Illinois privacy law that recently led Facebook to settle a class-action lawsuit for $550 million could trip up Google as well.
The Archdiocese of Chicago has struck a deal with a nonprofit backed by some of the city’s wealthiest donors to help address its financial challenges.
The e-commerce giant keeps adding more warehouses across the country to store and distribute products, and it looks like Pullman is one of its next targets.
A Texas developer is set to make a bold bet in the Fulton Market District and hoping to help jumpstart Chicago’s life-sciences industry in the process.
Soft drink giant PepsiCo has officially joined the party at the Old Post Office. The company signed an eight-year lease to move its Chicago office and 1,300 employees late next year to the redeveloped building.
Chicago is adding another high-profile corporate headquarters to its roster, though it’s not quite clear what it means for area jobs.
The company didn’t say how many people were let go, but a Tribune report pegged the number at 100 employees at its Deerfield headquarters.
The Ford plant on the city’s Far South Side has been causing some big headaches for the automaker, which is expected to report lower profits this week in a third quarter earnings report.
A Northwestern researcher known for developing wearable technology has received a $10 million federal grant to create a potentially life-saving implantable device for people with opioid use disorder.
After a lengthy political career, former Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has landed a high-profile, private sector gig. That and other business news from Crain’s Chicago Business.
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