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Boeing pilot worried about ‘egregious’ 737 Max system three years ago
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Boeing pilot worried about ‘egregious’ 737 Max system three years ago

Months ago the planemaker discovered messages that revealed concerns about a feature since implicated in two fatal crashes. Boeing turned the...

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Want to buy a chunk of an MLB team?
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Want to buy a chunk of an MLB team?

Major League Baseball now lets investment funds take minority stakes in multiple ballclubs. That allows it to capitalize on sky-high team...

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Baxter in talks to buy Sanofi unit
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Baxter in talks to buy Sanofi unit

Seprafilm could be valued at about $350 million to $400 million in a sale, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the matter was...

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Exelon, ComEd discover the downside of successful lobbying
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Exelon, ComEd discover the downside of successful lobbying

The federal investigation into Exelon's dealings with Illinois politicians is more than a blot on the energy giant's reputation. It's also a...

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Illinois’ Healthiest Employers 2019
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Illinois’ Healthiest Employers 2019

Everyone can feel lonely from time to time. Whether it's missing a loved one, being disconnected from your community or feeling out of place in the...

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Landlords get socked as Kaegi reassesses north suburban properties
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Landlords get socked as Kaegi reassesses north suburban properties

A recently completed review confirms what many commercial real estate investors feared. But many homeowners could get lower tax bills next year....

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LaSalle Street building poised to sell for about $230 million
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LaSalle Street building poised to sell for about $230 million

A Boston real estate investor is raising its already sizable bet on Chicago, buying its sixth big downtown office building in five years. Beacon...

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Sleek and secluded in Wicker Park
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Sleek and secluded in Wicker Park

The Italian owner of a design firm and four showrooms wanted this condo for his family to "feel modern, like something we would see in Italy." It's...

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Illinois better at attracting job talent than growing it
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Illinois better at attracting job talent than growing it

A new report highlights a little realized fact about Illinois' workforce: A greater share of adults have degrees and other post-high school...

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CBRE executive Martin Stern dies after brief bout with cancer
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CBRE executive Martin Stern dies after brief bout with cancer

A longtime real estate adviser to companies, nonprofits and local governments, Stern worked on big deals including the Block 37 development in the...

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U.S. store closings trending toward record highs
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U.S. store closings trending toward record highs

The 7,600 shutterings announced so far in 2019 is the most ever at this point in the year, according to a Credit Suisse index. Domestic closures...

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Related Midwest proposing West Loop office building
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Related Midwest proposing West Loop office building

The developer wants to build an 18-story office building along next to a site where it is planning a 58-story hotel and apartment tower. Related...

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Last week's most-viewed real estate stories
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Last week's most-viewed real estate stories

Updates on a proposed supertall skyscraper next to Tribune Tower and development of the Spire site top our list of the most-popular real estate...

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Amazon plans new 500-job fulfillment center
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Amazon plans new 500-job fulfillment center

Amazon plans to create more than 500 full-time jobs at a new distribution center southwest of Chicago. The online giant announced today that it...

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What are Chicago's 'most influential' skyscrapers?
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What are Chicago's 'most influential' skyscrapers?

The city has five of the 50 on a list from the Council on Tall Buildings & Urban Habitat. Only one other global city, New York, has more. Chicago,...

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Pritzker's Rx for Illinois' ailing economy
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Pritzker's Rx for Illinois' ailing economy

Illinois' economic future depends on growing seven key sectors and providing them the tax incentives, infrastructure, "customer-focused" services...

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'Dorm for adults' pitched for Chicago Avenue site
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'Dorm for adults' pitched for Chicago Avenue site

The plans include a building with 36 apartments that will be rented out dorm-style-by the bed, not the unit-following a growing trend in Chicago...

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Apartments, condos proposed for Chicago Avenue sites
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Apartments, condos proposed for Chicago Avenue sites

The plans include a building with 36 apartments that will be rented out dorm-style-by the bed, not the unit-following a growing trend in Chicago...

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Graduate Hotel coming to Evanston
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Graduate Hotel coming to Evanston

A Chicago developer that's quickly expanding its chain of college town-centric boutique hotels is moving into Evanston. AJ Capital Partners last...

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Last week's most-viewed real estate stories
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Last week's most-viewed real estate stories

A pro hockey player, who never moved into his home at No. 9 Walton, had it under contract to a buyer in 48 days. News of the $6.95 million sale...

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Marina City retail space goes up for sale
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Marina City retail space goes up for sale

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust has hired a broker to sell the 146,000-square-foot retail portion of the iconic property, which is leased to tenants...

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Consulting firm aims to hire 800 at new West Loop HQ
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Consulting firm aims to hire 800 at new West Loop HQ

West Monroe Partners signed a big lease at 311 W. Monroe to make room for the workers it's looking to add over the next five years. A Chicago-based...

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Consulting firm getting naming rights in HQ move
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Consulting firm getting naming rights in HQ move

West Monroe Partners aims to hire 800 employees in Chicago over the next five years. The firm signed a big lease at 311 W. Monroe to make room for...

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Historic River North auditorium goes up for sale
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Historic River North auditorium goes up for sale

The American College of Surgeons wants to sell the Murphy. "It is a bit of a blank canvas as to what type of use it will be," the broker says. A...

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Sterling Bay buys property next to Lincoln Yards
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Sterling Bay buys property next to Lincoln Yards

The Chicago developer picked up a big building next to the General Iron scrapyard and across the river from its planned megaproject. Sterling Bay...

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Low unemployment helps fuel nurses strikes • CommonSpirit will miss first filing deadline • Endotronix adds to funding round total
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Low unemployment helps fuel nurses strikes • CommonSpirit will miss first filing deadline • Endotronix adds to funding round total

The overall economy plays a role in health care workers' labor actions like last month's U of C Medical Center nurses strike. HOW LOW UNEMPLOYMENT...

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Crate & Barrel to bring 200-plus jobs to Romeoville
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Crate & Barrel to bring 200-plus jobs to Romeoville

The furniture and housewares retailer plans to open a massive fulfillment center in the southwest suburb to fill orders for its growing online...

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Former City Colleges HQ to become dual-brand Hilton
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Former City Colleges HQ to become dual-brand Hilton

A local developer is turning the historic building across from Willis Tower into a hotel after another group's plan to redevelop it into apartments...

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Local investor buys big Crystal Lake apartment complex
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Local investor buys big Crystal Lake apartment complex

Paul Chernawsky acquired Skyridge Club, with 364 units, from Strategic Properties of North America, which owned it for less than three years. A New...

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Shorter hep C treatment • Down syndrome health grant • Re-educating hospital boards
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Shorter hep C treatment • Down syndrome health grant • Re-educating hospital boards

FDA APPROVES SHORTER HEPATITIS C TREATMENT WITH ABBVIE DRUG: The U. S. Food & Drug Administration has approved shortening the duration of treatment...

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