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Columbia College cuts 32 staff members
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Columbia College cuts 32 staff members

Columbia College, the school that has created a name for itself in arts and communications studies, cut 32 employees, or about two percent of its...

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Blackstone targets $5 billion for real estate debt fund
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Blackstone targets $5 billion for real estate debt fund

The vehicle, Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies IV, will focus on property-related wagers in public and private debt globally, according to an...

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Gold Coast condo tower hits the market
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Gold Coast condo tower hits the market

Four decades after converting to condos, a 25-story residential tower in the heart of the Gold Coast is poised to switch back to apartments. The...

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Bustos backs out of Lipinski fundraiser
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Bustos backs out of Lipinski fundraiser

Notch one for the Democratic Party's progressive wing. In a bit of a political surprise, Illinois U. S. Rep. Cheri Bustos today backed out as the...

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Struggling retail landlords will be happy to hear this
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Struggling retail landlords will be happy to hear this

Amid the growing pile of data showing how tough business is for local retail landlords these days, here's something that will cheer them up:...

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Health products packager moves closer to Walgreens • Hospital-level home care • Chicago sues over religious health care rule
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Health products packager moves closer to Walgreens • Hospital-level home care • Chicago sues over religious health care rule

PACKAGING FIRM MOVES WALGREENS TEAM TO NORTHBROOK: Neenah, Wis.-based Menasha Packaging is moving its designated Walgreens account team to the...

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Can Dems make hay with green issues against Trump?
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Can Dems make hay with green issues against Trump?

Democrats think they have lots of things they can come at President Donald Trump with in his presumed re-election bid next year. Are environmental...

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Rep. Danny Davis picks up re-election foe
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Rep. Danny Davis picks up re-election foe

A veteran Chicago congressman has picked up a re-election foe. In a statement released today, anti-gun violence advocate Tina Collins announced...

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Publican adds lunch service
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Publican adds lunch service

All restaurant meals are paid for by Crain's reviewers, who visit restaurants anonymously. They sometimes follow up with phone calls to management...

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Lawyer who helped build Winston & Strawn dies at 91
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Lawyer who helped build Winston & Strawn dies at 91

Edward Foote, a trial lawyer who practiced for six decades at Winston & Strawn and helped make the firm a litigation powerhouse, died May 18. He...

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School of the Art Institute puts Loop storefronts up for sale
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School of the Art Institute puts Loop storefronts up for sale

Investors scouting the Loop for high-profile retail space to buy have three more choices, with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago putting...

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Mondelez has more work to do on executive pay
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Mondelez has more work to do on executive pay

For the second year in a row, shareholders of Mondelez International registered high levels of dissatisfaction with executive pay at the giant...

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Citadel Center owners seeking $750 million sale
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Citadel Center owners seeking $750 million sale

The investors that saved the Citadel Center from a debt bomb three years ago are trying to cash out on the Loop office tower, looking for a fat...

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CommonSpirit implements hospital-level home care • Chicago sues over religious rule • Not all's well with employee well-being
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CommonSpirit implements hospital-level home care • Chicago sues over religious rule • Not all's well with employee well-being

COMMONSPIRIT TRYING A HOSPITAL AT HOME: CommonSpirit Health is taking home health care up a notch with advanced, hospital-level care for the home,...

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South Loop megadeveloper wooing Pritzker, Lightfoot as decision time draws near
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South Loop megadeveloper wooing Pritzker, Lightfoot as decision time draws near

The developer proposing to build the One Central megaproject on air rights just west of Soldier Field is dangling a powerful political pitch as his...

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Home sales slump hits 9th month, longest in almost 8 years
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Home sales slump hits 9th month, longest in almost 8 years

Home sales in the Chicago area fell in April for the ninth straight month, and the median sale price rose modestly, according to data released this...

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Owner seeks $100 million for Northern Trust building in South Loop
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Owner seeks $100 million for Northern Trust building in South Loop

A local landlord that's about to lose a massive Northern Trust office in the bank's downtown space shake-up is looking to cash out anyway, hoping...

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Illinois is poorly prepared for next recession, Moody's says
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Illinois is poorly prepared for next recession, Moody's says

Illinois and New Jersey sunk to the bottom of a financial assessment of states issued today as part of a Moody's Investors Service report gauging...

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Lightfoot takes city to the mountaintop. Can she deliver?
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Lightfoot takes city to the mountaintop. Can she deliver?

It was a good speech, a solid speech-the kind of speech Chicago needed to hear after a long and sometimes bitter mayoral campaign. Mayor Lori...

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Historic Homestead in Evanston hits the market
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Historic Homestead in Evanston hits the market

A historic 91-unit apartment-hotel with views of Lake Michigan in Evanston has hit the market, and its owners think it would be a prime candidate...

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New downtown tower lands a law firm as a tenant
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New downtown tower lands a law firm as a tenant

The developer building an office skyscraper on Wacker Drive has plucked another big tenant from elsewhere downtown, keeping up leasing momentum for...

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Insure-tech provider Snapsheet raises $29 million
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Insure-tech provider Snapsheet raises $29 million

Snapsheet, which turned the smartphone into a tool for estimating car crashes, has raised another $29 million to continue its move deeper into...

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Developers push ahead with apartment tower near Millennium Park
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Developers push ahead with apartment tower near Millennium Park

About six months after selling a big new Loop apartment project, local developers Thomas Roszak and Dan Moceri are moving forward with plans for...

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Mansueto taps Zeller president to run real estate venture
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Mansueto taps Zeller president to run real estate venture

Billionaire Morningstar founder Joe Mansueto has hired a Chicago commercial real estate veteran to help him dive deeper into property ownership....

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Pritzker unveils $41.5 billion capital plan
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Pritzker unveils $41.5 billion capital plan

After months of pondering, Gov. J. B. Pritzker today began briefing state lawmakers on his much-anticipated capital plan, and it's both big and...

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Brunswick is buying a boat club
News 6 days ago
Brunswick is buying a boat club

Brunswick plans to buy a Florida boat club chain, part of the company's attempt to navigate choppy business cycles and expand the future market for...

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Lightfoot's taking the right path on aldermanic privilege
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Lightfoot's taking the right path on aldermanic privilege

Incoming Mayor Lori Lightfoot on May 14 unveiled plans for reining in so-called aldermanic prerogative-the unwritten practice, seemingly unique to...

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How warp-speed wireless will transform business
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How warp-speed wireless will transform business

Gadget fiends and streaming freaks are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the newest wireless networks. But businesses may have the most to gain over...

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Team Lightfoot’s plan to fix Chicago is in
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Team Lightfoot’s plan to fix Chicago is in

Update, 1:15 p.m.: News is emerging about Lightfoot's City Council shakeup. It looks like she wants Scott Waguespack, 32nd, to head the Finance...

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These ideas send the wrong message to business
News 6 days ago
These ideas send the wrong message to business

Never mind for now the bills in Springfield on the biggest topics like the graduated income tax, gas tax and the budget. This legislative session...

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