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Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Inventors, Chicago Southland is here to help

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Inventors, Chicago Southland is here to help

If there was a place you could take your idea for a new product or modifications to an existing product that improves its effectiveness, would you be interested in taking the next step? Let me introduce to a concept called the Maker Lab.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: South suburban land bank making progress

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: South suburban land bank making progress

The South Suburban Land Bank and Development Authority has been operational for just over a year now, and has made exciting progress.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: My dream of development 10 years from now

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: My dream of development 10 years from now

In May 2024, I will be celebrating my 76th birthday, surrounded by friends and family and commemorating having just shot my age at Lost Marsh. This is my fantasy; write your own.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: 2014, we expect better results from you

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: 2014, we expect better results from you

For some, the last 12 months might well be considered a year of recovery. For others, including myself, it was more a year of treading water.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Chicago Southland is prepping for businesses

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Chicago Southland is prepping for businesses

For the past several years, the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association, in cooperation with the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corp., has placed a heavy emphasis on the Calumet manufacturing and logistics nexus. Our purpose has been to turn brownfields into jobs in the greate…

December 08, 2013 12:00 am

South Holland officials tout plans for future

SOUTH HOLLAND | Village officials used a south suburban forum to tout their own development plans for the next decade, saying Friday the improvements have the potential to benefit surrounding communities.

November 22, 2013 2:30 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: New land bank will be catalyst for change

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: New land bank will be catalyst for change

As part of their ongoing commitment to improving the southern suburbs, the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association and several of its member communities recently created the South Suburban Land Bank and Development Authority to help facilitate the redevelopment of vacant, foreclosed a…

May 19, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Chicago Southland EDC adding value in 2013

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Chicago Southland EDC adding value in 2013

The Chicago Southland Economic Development Corp. is entering its 10th year of service.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: A New Year's resolution we can't afford to break

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: A New Year's resolution we can't afford to break

Chairing the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corp. has afforded me access to a series of issues, any of which could propel Northeast Illinois/Northwest Indiana into new and re-energized technologies, positions of increased influence relative to the national economy and a seat at the i…

January 13, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Preview of coming attractions in Southland

I don't know how many of you still like going to the movies – the $15 popcorn and Coke, plus the really big screen, not the one in your family room – but I still enjoy the atmosphere and (alas) the senior discount.

August 26, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: If you want to get something done

If you want to get something done right, do it yourself. How many times growing up did an adult — usually a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle — tell you that?

June 10, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Just when you thought it was safe ...

With the economy's ongoing struggle over the past couple of years, as someone involved in business and economic development, I thought my understanding of the situation in the Calumet Region was both accurate and right on.

November 27, 2011 12:00 am
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