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The moves appear to reflect the difficulty auto insurers are having now in pricing risk.

The MetroCenter will test whether investors will still pay a premium in the lakefront suburb, which has historically had one of the lowest office vacancy rates in the area.

The Chicago-based marijuana seller and grower wants to go public, but plans to wait until it can do it in the U.S.

It's one of three homes in the neighborhood to sell for $1 million or more in the past year.

The bank announces a $150 million program to increase homeownership and business creation, expanding a campaign that began in 2017.

A $102 million project will create a 20-story affordable apartment building in the Loop that will also be home to a food hall highlighting minority-owned restaurants, a produce grocer and a wellness clinic.

Venture developers find opportunities for private investors to put capital to work. They could play a major role in revitalizing Chicago's underserved neighborhoods. #CrainsEquity 

The Uptown home of the woman who co-founded the iconic Fannie May candy brand sold for slightly over $1 million, with the buyers planning to extensively rehab the rundown house that was in danger of demolition.

Editorial: Affordable and reliable electricity has long been one of Illinois' key competitive advantages. Any legislative step that undercuts that reliability is a step down the wrong road.


BREAKING: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker confirmed he's trying to create a pact with other Midwestern states to work together on lifting stay-at-home orders and reopening the economy.

BREAKING: Macy’s has notified its landlord that it wants to vacate much and possibly all of its huge Magnificent Mile outlet in Water Tower Place, sources tell Crain's.

In the past eight months, ten sales of units inside Chicago's Trump Tower went for less than what the sellers initially paid.

Following progressive backlash against reports that Rahm Emanuel was being considered for transportation secretary, Joe Biden may now be considering the former Chicago mayor for the somewhat less visible position of U.S. trade representative.

BREAKING: North Chicago-based Abbott Laboratories gets FDA approval to produce coronavirus tests that can show positive results in just five minutes.

BREAKING: Loretto Hospital gave COVID shots to people on lawmaker's lists

JUST IN: The owners of the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks, Jerry Reinsdorf and Rocky Wirtz, are paying United Center staff for missed games, a total of more than $3.3 million.

BREAKING: Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass is leaving the paper, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Workers at a major pot production facility @crescolabs  in Joliet—will vote on unionizing