Posts Tagged “Business”

Feds invest $2 million in Frankfort, Illinois

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Feds invest $2 million in Frankfort, Illinois

Feds invest $2 million in Frankfort, Illinois U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2 Million to Repurpose an Existing Commercial Facility to Support Growing Industries in West Frankfort, Illinois  On Thursday April 11, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to the city of…

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Last Blockbuster Store & Last Blockbuster Mansion

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Last Blockbuster Store & Last Blockbuster Mansion

Last Blockbuster Store & Last Blockbuster Mansion Time to say goodbye to all that was Blockbuster except the one last holdout store in Bend, Oregon – now relegated as an iconic classic with the closing of the last Australia store. Time to also say goodbye to the Fort Lauderdale mansion long enjoyed by Blockbuster’s co-founder…

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Shell Lockport to Better Serve Customers with U-Haul

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Shell Lockport to Better Serve Customers with U-Haul

Shell Lockport to Better Serve Customers with U-Haul U-Haul Company of Illinois, Inc. is pleased to announce that Shell Lockport has signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Lockport community. Shell Lockport at 518 S. State St. will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, moving supplies and in-store pick-up for boxes. The arrival…

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Morrison helps save Des Plaines based clothing store

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Morrison helps save Des Plaines based clothing store

Morrison helps save Des Plaines based clothing store Commissioner Morrison’s efforts help keep 131 year old Hart Schaffner Marx suit company from leaving Illinois — Saving over 300 manufacturing jobs in Cook County Hart Schaffner Marx suit company has been manufacturing men’s suits in the Chicago area since 1887, including a suit for President Obama…

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Texas ranked as top state for business in CNBC study

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Texas ranked as top state for business in CNBC study

Texas ranked as top state for business in CNBC study CNBC Special Correspondent Scott Cohn Revealed America’s Top Five States for Business Today on CNBC CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today unveiled the results of its twelfth annual list of America’s Top States for Business with Texas taking the number one position.  The Lone Star…

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$17 million invested in Sauk Village announced

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$17 million invested in Sauk Village announced

$17 million invested in Sauk Village announced Mayor Derrick Burgess is very pleased to hear that SET Enterprises in Sauk Village announced that they will be the very first in North America to have a Laser blanking line.  SET provides stamped parts for Ford Motor Company and has been in business in Sauk Village for…

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