Clients in the News2021-07-09T18:53:10+00:00

Clients in the News

At long last, LeClaire Courts replacement looks real

Client: Cabrera Capital Source: Chicago Sun-Times The timeline of major events in the history of the LeClaire Courts public housing site on the Southwest Side doesn’t inspire confidence that good things can happen there. And yet, that appears to be the case after years of inattention and indecision by the site’s owner, the Chicago Housing Authority.

October 18, 2021|

Major Development With 700 Units, Grocery Store And More Could Spark Change On Southwest Side, Alderman Says

Client: Cabrera Capital Source: Block Club Chicago LECLAIRE COURTS — A developer’s proposal to revitalize the LeClaire Courts site on the Southwest Side include plans for nearly 700 apartments, the bulk of which will go to people in need of affordable housing. Developers shared their latest plans for the site during a Tuesday night community

October 18, 2021|

Editorial: Agency’s creative proposal to buy hotel to help the homeless deserves consideration

Client: DuPagePads Source: Daily Herald Homelessness in the suburbs is a complex problem that demands creative solutions. One group in DuPage County has an innovative idea that is worth serious study. DuPagePads wants to buy a Red Roof Inn in Downers Grove and transform the building into an interim housing center for people experiencing homelessness.

September 2, 2021|

Rivers Casino reaches milestone in $87 million expansion project

Client: Rivers Casino Source: Daily Herald The expansion of Rivers Casino Des Plaines reached a milestone Monday when local officials, members of the building trades and casino executives celebrated the placement of the final structural steel beam during a topping off ceremony. The $87 million, 78,000-square-foot expansion will include a poker room, additional slots, an events

September 2, 2021|

Traton Group closes Navistar acquisition

Client: Navistar Source: Today's Trucking The Traton Group has completed its acquisition of Navistar. “Today is a sensational day for the Traton Group and for our new colleagues at Navistar joining the global Traton family,” said Traton CEO Matthias Gründler. “From this day on, we will be working side by side to bring sustainable transportation

July 7, 2021|

Rivers Casino hiring 400 for expansion that will nearly double gaming positions

Client: Rivers Casino Source: Chicago Tribune  Rivers Casino in Des Plaines is looking for a few hundred good card dealers. The state’s busiest casino has begun an expansion that will nearly double the number of gaming positions, and needs to hire 400 employees — including 250 dealers — by next spring. Like many post-pandemic business,

June 25, 2021|

‘Down payment on modernised grid’: $5bn US loan scheme to unlock 60GW wind and solar

Client: SOO Green Source: Recharge News Department of Energy cites 22 'shovel-ready' projects that represent a $33.3bn investment that could create as many as 600,000 new jobs The US government has unveiled ambitious measures to oil the wheels of financing and siting of long-distance powerlines necessary to unlock and deliver more low-cost renewable energy

May 10, 2021|

Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan meets power system needs but leaves room for political dealing

Client: SOO GreenSource: Utility Dive The Biden infrastructure spend would rapidly transition the U.S. power sector in ways utilities like, but Congress is expected to seek changes. The Biden administration's $2.3 trillion plan to broadly rebuild U.S. infrastructure and move the power sector to 100% emissions-free electricity by 2035 and the economy to net zero

May 10, 2021|

Waiting for state approval, Rivers Casino tees up planned sportsbook

December 13th, 2019. Client: Rivers Casino Source: Daily Herald "Casino owners Rush Street Gaming and Churchill Downs Inc. are awaiting new Illinois Gaming Board rules and regulations on sports betting, and the release of applications for a $10 million sports betting license. That could come by the board's next meeting on Thursday. But casino officials

December 13, 2019|

Winter Wonderland Springs Up Next to Wrigley Field

November 21st, 2019 Client: Gallagher Way / Chicago Cubs Source: NBC5 Chicago. "It will be a winter wonderland at Chicago’s Wrigley Field over the next few months, and all of the action kicks off on Friday as two of Gallagher Way’s biggest attractions open to the public. Friday marks the first day that the Christkindlmarket

November 21, 2019|

Aurora approves $128.5 million Copley Hospital redevelopment plan; mayor calls it biggest investment on city’s East Side ‘in generations’

Client: Fox Valley Developers The Beacon-News The Aurora City Council this week unanimously approved a development agreement with Fox Valley Developers LLC to turn the former Copley Hospital campus on the near East Side into a mix of senior living, independent apartments, education, neighborhood health care and parks. The $128.5 million development will include $9

November 13, 2019|

Rivers Casino owners show their hand in bid for Waukegan gambling den

Aug 22nd, 2019. Chicago Sun-Times   The owners of Illinois’ highest-grossing casino are going all-in with a proposal to operate the newly authorized casino in Waukegan. Churchill Downs Inc. and Rush Street Gaming announced Thursday they’re among the developers vying for the north suburban casino license that’s part of Illinois’ massive gambling expansion signed into

August 22, 2019|

Big Plans Proposed For Old Copley Hospital Site

Client: Avalon Heights / Fox Valley Developers Source: WBBM NewsRadio "Plans are moving forward to redevelop what has long been an eyesore in west suburban Aurora. For several years, buildings on the old Copley Hospital campus near Lincoln and Weston have just sat there.   It was a major blight on the community, between the

August 22, 2019|

NBC5 Chicago – Company Offers Training as Shared Scooters Arrive in Chicago

Client: Lime Scooter Source: NBC5 Chicago "Shared electric scooters will be hitting the streets of Chicago, and one of the companies participating in the program is offering tips on how to operate and ride them safely...Lime is kicking off Chicago's program with a "First Ride Academy" that will include basics of safe scooter riding and

June 15, 2019|

Summer Movie Lineup Announced for Park at Wrigley Field

May 1st, 2019. Client: Gallagher Way / Chicago Cubs Source: NBC5 Chicago. "Nothing says summer like movies in the park, right? If you're ready to watch a few films under the stars, you're in luck, as Gallagher Way announced on Wednesday its full lineup of summer movies. You don't have long to wait, as the

May 1, 2019|

Bridal Checklist: Prenuptial Agreement

April 30th, 2019.Client: Schiller, DuCanto & FleckSource: Ronda-IsmsRonda Lee“Many forget the first charge from the officiate before administering vows is that marriage is not to be entered lightly but advisedly. The stakes are too high to not have a prenuptial agreement.”“Women are waiting later to marry after earning degrees, starting a business, or buying property.

April 30, 2019|

Movies coming soon to a ballpark near you!

May 1st, 2019. Client: Gallagher Way / Chicago Cubs Source: NBC5 Chicago. "Movies coming soon to a ballpark near you! This Summer come check out movie night at Gallagher Way. From romantic comedies to action films, sit back, relax and watch all of your favorite movies at Wrigley's Gallagher Way." Read full article via NBC5

April 23, 2019|

Community input needed for confronting mental health

April 22nd, 2019 Client: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Source: Austin Weekly News "'The West Side Community Triage and Wellness Center center, located at 4133 W. Madison Ave., has been holding a series of forums this month to help mitigate violence and trauma on the West Side.  Rush medical system hosts

April 22, 2019|

Gallagher Way Announces Spring, Summer 2019 Programming

May 9th, 2018 Client: Gallagher Way Source: Patch "Gallagher Way has launched its spring and summer programming schedule, which includes new and enhanced programs, movies, a fitness series, live music and an open-air market. Throughout 2019, Gallagher Way will play host to more than 200 events and programs available for all ages. The spring and

April 15, 2019|

Naperville robotics competitors learn ‘it can’t just sometimes work’

March 14th, 2019. Client: Navistar Source: Daily Herald "Huskie Robotics and three other teams in the FIRST Robotics Midwest Regional were sponsored by Lisle-based Navistar, which provides financial support for parts and technical support for construction, said Kristin Sattayatam, director of employee communications and community relations. It's exciting for Navistar experts to work with students

March 14, 2019|

Churchill Downs Heading Toward Finish Line for Rivers Casino deal

February 23rd, 2019. Client: Rivers Casino Source: Daily Herald "An Illinois agency as soon as this week may consider approval of Churchill Downs Inc.'s proposed deal for majority ownership in Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, with sports betting cited as a reason the Louisville-based company wants to expand its Chicago-area presence beyond Arlington Park Racecourse."

February 23, 2019|

Developers say Aurora’s old Copley Hospital site about 60 percent cleaned up

February 11th, 2019. Client: Fox Valley Developers LLC. Source: Chicago Tribune Cleanup of the old Copley Hospital site in Aurora has been slow, tedious work in cold and wet weather – a bit more difficult than members of the Fox Valley Developers LLC team first anticipated. Yet group members are more bullish on the site’s

February 11, 2019|
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