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Chicago Tops Country for Company Expansions & Relocations for Second Year in a Row

According to a new report from the corporate real estate magazine Site Selection, businesses love Chicago.

Site Selection reports that 385 companies either expanded their operations in or relocated to the Chicagoland area in 2014, earning the city the top spot on Site Selection's Top Metro in the US for the second year in a row. Some of 2014's most significant highlights…

Posted By: By: March 10, 2015 FULL STORY

River North Residents--Vote for Your Movies in the Park

The River North Residents Association is asking neighbors to vote for the films they want to see at the riverfront Montgomery Ward Park this summer for its annual "Movies in the Park" series. 

The RNRA has hosted movies at the park, 630 N. Kingsbury St., since 2006. The association has yet to finalize dates with the Chicago Park District, but wants…

Posted By: By: February 26, 2015 FULL STORY

Member Feature: Get to Know Cindy Kurman Barrie

Name: Cindy Kurman Barrie

Company: Kurman Communications, Inc. and Newsline360

Position: President; Founding Partner and COO

Year you joined the RNBA: 2004


Posted By: By: February 12, 2015 FULL STORY

River North Company Creating 600 New Jobs

600 new jobs will added to Chicago’s economy by a tech company based in River North.

ContextMedia, Inc., which has about 110 full-time employees working in 33,000 square feet at AMA Plaza, will create 200 new jobs this year and 400 next year.

The jobs, according to CEO Rishi Shah, will cover “numerous skill levels and sectors, including sales and marketing, analysts, and software…

Posted By: By: January 26, 2015 FULL STORY

Our Very Own Sharon Romack in Chicago Architect Magazine

River North Business Association President, Sharon Romack, was interviewed about the new sign ordinance along the Chicago River in the new issue of Chicago Architect Magazine.

See below for an excerpt of the article or check it out for yourself on page 10!

Posted By: By: January 13, 2015 FULL STORY

New River North Warehouse Loft Conversion On Its Way

LG Development is trying to line up buyers for the 41 residences being converted from a long-empty warehouse on Kingsbury Street in River North into luxury condos. High-end condos have taken the backseat to luxury apartments since the last real estate crash, however developers are slowly beginning to warm up to the idea of delivering new condominiums to the greater downtown area. This particular…

Posted By: By: January 09, 2015 FULL STORY
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