Illinois poised to become bigger film hub with July 1 tax credit expansionIllinois has long been a hub for film and TV, but productions will likely spike after the Illinois Film Production Tax Credit expansion goes into effect July 1 providing even more incentive for companies even more incentive to film here.
The Biz Week That Was: Duck Donuts opens in Libertyville, Ace Hardware taking old McDonald's HQThe first Duck Donuts franchise in Illinois opened Thursday in downtown Libertyville. Advocate Aurora Health announced a major merger with North Carolina-based Atrium Health. Ace Hardware said Tuesday it will move its corporate headquarters to the former McDonald's campus in Oak Brook. Arlington Heights could overturn its long-standing ban on liquor sales at gas stations. Schaumburg property owner gets OK for a 411-unit apartment building on Algonquin Road.
Made in the Suburbs: Old Arthur's Barbecue Sauces and Dry RubsA Q&A with Eudell Watts IV of Old Arthur's Barbecue Sauces and Dry Rubs about the products his company makes in the suburbs.
Amid scramble to find infant formula, Elk Grove Village milk bank sees increase in demandAmid a nationwide baby formula shortage, suburban parents are driving from store to store to try to get their hands on some, or they're turning to alternative options like a milk bank in Elk Grove Village.
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Deal to bring Amazon distribution center to Hoffman Estates falls throughA deal for Amazon to establish a distribution center in Hoffman Estates this year has fallen through and the entire 250,000-square-foot spec industrial building the retail giant planned to use is back on the market, its broker said Thursday.
Hoffman Estates approves another spec industrial building near Bell WorksHaving recently seen Microsoft announce plans for a $200 million data center complex and a neighboring spec industrial building adapted into an Amazon distribution center, Hoffman Estates officials are banking on the success of another spec building adjacent to Bell Works Chicagoland.
Controversial red-light cameras in Oakbrook Terrace ordered offState transportation officials have ordered Oakbrook Terrace to turn off a set of controversial red-light cameras at a busy intersection there.
Advocate Aurora Health joining southern health care system to create 67-hospital networkAdvocate Aurora Health announced a major merger Wednesday with North Carolina-based Atrium Health that will super-size its system.