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Sunday is your last chance to buy gas before stations add 19-cent tax
By Marni Pyke
Jun 29, 2019 4:46 PM
Consumers aren't loving the new gas tax coming Monday although state leaders promise to deliver better roads and jobs in return.
Hub Group company receives top 100 award
Jun 26, 2019 9:27 AM
Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine has selected CaseStack, a Hub Group company, as a recipient of an SDCE 100 Award for 2019.
Boeing's embattled Max gets a key win with its first post-crash deal
By Julie Johnsson, Benjamin Katz and Richard Clough
Jun 18, 2019 11:41 AM
Boeing announced its first deal for 737 Max jets since a March grounding that followed two deadly crashes, landing a $24 billion agreement with British Airways owner IAG.
Starting July 1, no more free passes for texting (or holding your phone at all) and driving
Jun 17, 2019 10:51 AM
It's serious now. Starting July 1, there's no free pass for first-time scofflaws if cops catch you texting and driving, or really doing anything with a phone in your hand while driving.
Naperville's next 5th Avenue decision: How to improve commuter parking
By Marie Wilson
Jun 3, 2019 5:30 AM
Naperville appears ready to move forward with plans to redevelop its 5th Avenue corridor after officials addressed two sticking points that have stalled progress since last fall. The city council is set to discuss the parking and access plan -- as well as a proposal to reshape the steering committee -- during its meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
O'Hare design contract awarded to Studio ORD
May 30, 2019 4:05 PM
Mayor Lori Lightfoot was not happy with the secretive selection process that culminated in the choice of renowned Chicago architect Jeanne Gang to design the new $2.2 billion global terminal at O'Hare International Airport that will be the centerpiece of a massive expansion project. But she apparently was not upset enough to order a do-over. On Thursday, the Lightfoot administration went ahead and awarded a $160 million contract to Gang-led Studio ORD.
Uber will ban passengers with low ratings
By Hamza Shaban
May 29, 2019 12:40 PM
Uber passengers who habitually leave their trash behind and disrespect their drivers may soon get the boot.
A 'second downtown' in Des Plaines? City leaders hope so with help of TIF district
By Chacour Koop
May 24, 2019 5:12 PM
For years, the corridor along Oakton and Lee streets in Des Plaines has struggled. A proposed TIF district could change that, officials say.
KCAC Aviation opens office at DuPage Airport
May 21, 2019 9:24 AM
KCAC Aviation, an authorized sales and service center for Pilatus aircraft, has opened a Pilatus Sales Office at DuPage Airport in West Chicago.
Hub Group executive to retire
May 10, 2019 10:41 AM
Hub Group's President and Chief Operating Officer Don Maltby will retire effective June 30, the company announced Friday.
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The popularity of co-working arrangements over traditional office leases continues to grow, and it's easy to see why. They're more flexible, require much less planning, and offer substantial cost savings on both space and services. No wonder today's millennial workforce loves them. What's not to like? Plenty, argue attorneys Scott Hargadon and Holly Eubanks, specialists in leasing law at Meltzer, Purtill & Stelle, a leading Chicago area commercial real estate law firm. Beneath the seemingly obvious benefits, the two point out, lurks a quagmire of potentially costly risks, due largely to a lack of well-defined rights and regulations.
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