Category Archives: Illinois

Yelp opens Chicago office, adds another 100 jobs.

CHICAGO —Yelp opened its new Chicago office and announced that it plans to add an additional 100 jobs in the next 12 to 18 months. These jobs are in addition to the 300 positions that Yelp committed to hiring when it announced the opening of the  off ...

Mead Johnson bringing 200 jobs to Chicago.

CHICAGO — Mead Johnson will locate its global headquarters in Chicago, bringing with it 200 jobs. The company is a global leader in pediatric nutrition, that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes more than 70 products in over 50 countries worl ...

Chicago’s Your New Blue line gets $120 million.

CHICAGO — Chicago’s Your New Blue mass transit project has secured $120 million of federal funding as part of a four year, $492 million modernization of the O’Hare branch of the Blue Line. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Department of Transport ...

Freedman Seating creating 75 jobs in Chicago.

CHICAGO — Freedman Seating has cut the ribbon at the company’s new office space. The business expects to add an additional 75 jobs over the next two years. Freedman is a multi-generational, family-owned manufacturing company in Chicago. “Freedman ...

Mariano’s opens in Evergreen Park, 400 jobs created.

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill. — Roundy’s, a leading grocer in the Midwest, has opened its newest Mariano’s location in Evergreen Park. The market will offer nearby south Chicago neighborhoods fresh, local and exclusive grocery offerings. “Evergreen P ...

Contextmedia to hire 600 in Chicago.

CHICAGO — ContextMedia will expand its Chicago operations and create 600 new jobs over the next two years. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and ContextMedia CEO Rishi Shah announced the company’s plans. The company moved into its current 33,000-square-foot hea ...

New office building going up next to United Center.

CHICAGO — A new, standalone office building that will be constructed adjacent to the United Center, expected to create up to 300 jobs during construction, is part of more than $400 million in public and private investment in Chicago’s Near West Sid ...

Prescient Edge locating HQ in Chicago.

CHICAGO — Prescient Edge, a global security and technology company is moving its headquarters to a new, state-of the-art Chicago facility. The company will be creating at least 60 full-time jobs in Chicago initially and expects significant growth with t ...

DHL opens new facility at O’Hare.

CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined executives from DHL Global Forwarding and Aeroterm in a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of DHL’s new $35-million, 24-acre facility at O’Hare International Airport. Funded and developed by Aero ...

Roundy’s adding 400 jobs at new Mariano’s.

CHICAGO — Roundy’s, a leading grocer in the Midwest, has broken ground on the newest Mariano’s grocery store, in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. Development of the new grocery store, the first Mariano’s on the south side, will create ov ...

Stertil ALM expanding in Streator.

STREATOR, Ill. — Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni will expand its U.S. production facility, Stertil ALM, in Streator. The expansion will enable Stertil ALM to remain in Streator, make an investment for future growth and further increase p ...

AT&T ringing in 200 jobs across Illinois.

CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn joined AT&T Illinois to announce the communications company’s plans to create about 200 new jobs across the state. The jobs include retail staff and technicians. “With these new jobs, Illinois and AT&T are moving for ...