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Boeing Starliner misses Space Station rendezvous as crisis deepens
News 4 weeks ago
Boeing Starliner misses Space Station rendezvous as crisis deepens

The development this morning with the unmanned capsule is another high-profile setback for the company, already reeling from the nine-month...

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Maternal health post-pregnancy • Reaction to court striking down ACA individual mandate
News 4 weeks ago
Maternal health post-pregnancy • Reaction to court striking down ACA individual mandate

A recent Chicago Department of Public Health report shows wide disparities in maternal health and pregnancy-related deaths among different...

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How long-ago power plays set ComEd's current woes in motion
News 4 weeks ago
How long-ago power plays set ComEd's current woes in motion

The roots of the utility's entanglement in a wide-ranging federal probe of Illinois political corruption stretch back to a time when the company...

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Irish firm sues Boeing over Max jets
News 1 month ago
Irish firm sues Boeing over Max jets

A company that buys and leases airplanes wants to void contracts for almost two dozen 737 Max aircraft, and demands at least $185 million in...

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State opens applications for social-equity weed loan fund
News 1 month ago
State opens applications for social-equity weed loan fund

As the City Council prepares to vote on delaying weed sales in Chicago, a long-awaited fund for would-be licensees starts taking applications. As...

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HCSC layoffs • Hospitals create jobs to reduce disparity • Horizon clears a hurdle on TED drug
News 1 month ago
HCSC layoffs • Hospitals create jobs to reduce disparity • Horizon clears a hurdle on TED drug

Health Care Service Corp., the Blue Cross & Blue Shield Illinois parent, is laying off a few dozen employees following a wave of executive exits....

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Boeing's 737 halt likely to dent nation's GDP—but just for a while
News 1 month ago
Boeing's 737 halt likely to dent nation's GDP—but just for a while

The company's decision to temporarily suspend production starting next month comes as the world's largest economy has shaken off resurgent...

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Sterling Bay plans its 10th Fulton Market office building
News 1 month ago
Sterling Bay plans its 10th Fulton Market office building

The developer that brought Google and McDonald's to the neighborhood wants to construct a 14-story building at Carroll and Racine, according to a...

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Last week's most-viewed real estate stories
News 1 month ago
Last week's most-viewed real estate stories

A Lakeview mansion on Hermitage Avenue sold for a little more than $4.3 million, the highest price anyone has ever paid for a home in that...

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Doctors' job security not a sure thing at hospitals • $15 minimum wage at Loyola • Health systems eye tech ROI
News 1 month ago
Doctors' job security not a sure thing at hospitals • $15 minimum wage at Loyola • Health systems eye tech ROI

M. D. IS NO GUARANTEE AT HOSPITAL CHAINS: As more doctors go to work directly for hospitals, some are learning the hard way that long-term...

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Big change at Lakeshore East developer
News 1 month ago
Big change at Lakeshore East developer

Two investors have bought out Magellan Development co-founders and co-CEOs Joel Carlins and Jim Loewenberg, who have stepped aside. President David...

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One Carlins succeeds another at Lakeshore East developer
News 1 month ago
One Carlins succeeds another at Lakeshore East developer

Two investors have bought out Magellan Development co-founders and co-CEOs Joel Carlins and Jim Loewenberg, who have stepped aside. President David...

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Wondering where your property taxes are headed? Kaegi has a tool for you.
News 1 month ago
Wondering where your property taxes are headed? Kaegi has a tool for you.

A new computer gizmo unveiled today by Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi is part of a broader push to help landlords understand how he's trying to...

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State's retirement health care sinkhole • Even doctors lack job security • Tele-psych merger
News 1 month ago
State's retirement health care sinkhole • Even doctors lack job security • Tele-psych merger

COST OF ILLINOIS' RETIREE HEALTH CARE IS STATE'S OTHER SINKHOLE: Unfunded pension costs constantly make the news, but the state also faces a $41...

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School moving to retail space at condo tower across from Millennium Park
News 1 month ago
School moving to retail space at condo tower across from Millennium Park

An unconventional high school is moving its campus downtown from Lincoln Park. The experiential-based Global Citizenship Experience Lab School...

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Local investor to buy Green Dolphin site near Lincoln Yards
News 1 month ago
Local investor to buy Green Dolphin site near Lincoln Yards

The site on the North Branch of the Chicago River has strong development potential, but the buyer isn't saying yet what it plans to do with it. A...

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Green Dolphin site near Lincoln Yards sells
News 1 month ago
Green Dolphin site near Lincoln Yards sells

The site on the North Branch of the Chicago River has strong development potential, but the buyer isn't saying yet what it plans to do with it. A...

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Architect selling rehabbed condo in colorful Carl Street Studios
News 1 month ago
Architect selling rehabbed condo in colorful Carl Street Studios

Trish VanderBeke bought the unit because she wanted to restore its street-facing window to its original look, as designed by the artisans who...

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Suburban office building sells for $45 million
News 1 month ago
Suburban office building sells for $45 million

Two years after buying its first office building in the Chicago suburbs, Canadian investor Balfour Pacific has acquired its second. The Vancouver,...

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Last week's most-viewed real estate stories
News 1 month ago
Last week's most-viewed real estate stories

Topping our list of the most-read real estate stories last week on ChicagoBusiness.com: Local experts weigh in about how to fill long-vacant retail...

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New CEO takes over at Lurie • Magnetar seeks $400M fund • Health spending up
News 1 month ago
New CEO takes over at Lurie • Magnetar seeks $400M fund • Health spending up

Dr. Thomas Shanley takes over for Patrick Magoon, who announced his retirement in July after 22 years in the top spot the children's hospital. NEW...

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When a ComEd rate cut is actually a rate hike
News 1 month ago
When a ComEd rate cut is actually a rate hike

State regulators approved a $17 million cut in ComEd's delivery rate for next year. But only after greenlighting a $50 million rate hike less than...

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DePaul College Prep's Irving Park campus hits the market
News 1 month ago
DePaul College Prep's Irving Park campus hits the market

DePaul College Prep's Irving Park campus officially hit the market Wednesday, roughly four months after the Catholic high school announced it would...

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Last week's most-viewed real estate stories
News 1 month ago
Last week's most-viewed real estate stories

Crain's examines a 33 percent drop in local commercial property sales in the first nine months of the year, and the news tops our list of the most...

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Now you can live where Mike Royko did in his 'Condo Man' phase in the 1980s
News 1 month ago
Now you can live where Mike Royko did in his 'Condo Man' phase in the 1980s

The legendary newspaper columnist owned the condo, where he claimed to be doing an anthropological study of "new urban creatures" such as Singles...

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Suburban apartment complex fetches $75 million
News 1 month ago
Suburban apartment complex fetches $75 million

A San Francisco-based apartment investor has added another property to its Chicago portfolio, paying $75.3 million for a big complex in west...

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Blues association's new chairman • Health-tech innovator Michael Sachs dies • Baxter buys Seprafilm
News 1 month ago
Blues association's new chairman • Health-tech innovator Michael Sachs dies • Baxter buys Seprafilm

BLUES ASSOCIATION TAPS HIGHMARK CEO AS BOARD CHAIR: David L. Holmberg, president and chief executive officer of Pittsburgh-based Highmark Health,...

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United Airlines places $7 billion order for longest-range Airbus jet
News 1 month ago
United Airlines places $7 billion order for longest-range Airbus jet

Boeing's loss of the orders to its archrival is a reminder that Boeing risks losing customers while its planned new midsize airplane remains on the...

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Fast-growing freight-tech firm expands in Fulton Market
News 1 month ago
Fast-growing freight-tech firm expands in Fulton Market

San Francisco-based Flexport is leasing about 40,000 square feet in a Sterling Bay office project, enough space to accommodate twice its current...

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Marshall Field building nears lease with tech firm
News 1 month ago
Marshall Field building nears lease with tech firm

Consumer-insights company Numerator is close to a deal to move its headquarters from Willis Tower to the redeveloped upper floors of the historic...

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