Chicago

Mayor Lightfoot Celebrates Accomplishments of Invest South/West on One-Year Anniversary

Mayor’s signature initiative has laid the foundation for equitable, long-term economic development in 10 South and West Side communities and catalyzed nearly $400 million of committed investment Mayor’s Press Office    312.744.3334 Download this Press Release CHICAGO – Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today joined Department of Planning and Development Commissioner Maurice Cox along with local and community leaders and private sector and ...

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2 Cook County pension funds stick with Callan as an investment consultant

Cook County Annuity & Benefit Fund and the Cook County Forest Preserve District Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund, both based in Chicago, rehired Callan as investment consultant. The board of the pension funds, which have a combined $11.3 billion in assets, voted at its Sept. 3 meeting to rehire Callan following an RFP process, recently released meeting minutes show. The board issued an RFP in ...

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Cook County plans to scout for custodian

Cook County Annuity & Benefit Fund and the Cook County Forest Preserve District Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund, both of Chicago, are searching for a custodian. The board of the pension funds, which have combined assets of $11.3 billion, is searching for a firm to provide global custody and other ancillary services, according to an RFP posted on the pension funds’ ...

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City Selects Five Finalists to Compete for Loop Redevelopment Project

The City of Chicago and its partners at C40 Cities have selected five local development teams as finalists to purchase and redevelop City-owned land at Van Buren Street and Plymouth Court in the Loop, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced today. The five groups, selected in response to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) issued earlier this year in conjunction with the international C40 ...

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Pima Community College Awards 24×7 Virtual OneStop Student Services Support RFP to BlackBeltHelp

Chicago, IL, Leveraging Virtual OneStop will help the college in creating an improved student experience while reducing service delivery costs. Through this engagement, BlackBeltHelp will provide 24×7 service for students’ requests originating around admissions, records, registration, financial aid and accounts receivables via phone, chat, and email. Their partner institutions have seen how the right OneStop model drives increased retention, completion, ...

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City of Chicago Announces $200 Million RFP For Renewable Energy Supplier for All City-Owned Buildings

New contract will support City’s commitment to ensure all City-owned buildings and operations are powered by 100% renewable energy by 2025 Mayor’s Press Office    312.744.3334 Download this Press Release CHICAGO— Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, in partnership with the Chicago Department of Assets, Information and Services (AIS), today announced a new Request for Proposals (RFP) to procure a renewable energy supply contract ...

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City Issues First RFPS in $750M INVEST South/West Plan

The Auburn Gresham site. The Chicago Department of Planning and Development (DPD) issued RFPs for the redevelopment of three key, underutilized properties in the South Side’s Auburn Gresham and Englewood neighborhoods and Austin on the West Side. They’re first to be issued through Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot’s INVEST South/West initiative, which seeks to leverage $750 million in public funding over ...

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Chicago targets three neighborhoods as part of INVEST South/West initiative

THE LARAMIE STATE BANK BUILDING IN CHICAGO’S AUSTIN NEIGHBORHOOD The Chicago Department of Planning and Development (DPD) has issued requests for proposals (RFPs), seeking the redevelopment of underutilized sites in Auburn Gresham, Austin and Englewood. The locations will be the inaugural sites for Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot’s INVEST South/West program. The goal of INVEST South/West is to create pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use projects that address ...

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Chicago issues first RFPs for the city’s INVEST South/West initiative

The city of Chicago has issued the first three Request for Proposals (RFPs) of Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot’s INVEST South/West initiative. The sites at the center of the RFPs are in the Auburn Gresham, Austin, and Englewood neighborhoods of Chicago. The city is looking for developer teams to propose pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use projects. “These sites offer flagship opportunities to help revitalize their respective ...

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City Issues Requests For Proposals for 3 Priority Sites in INVEST South/West Neighborhoods

Requests for Proposals (RFPs) issued today by the Chicago Department of Planning and Development (DPD) are seeking the redevelopment of three key, underutilized properties in Auburn Gresham, Austin and Englewood. The first to be issued through Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot’s INVEST South/West initiative, the RFPs’ collective goal is to create pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use projects that address local development needs while fostering ...

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Chicago Department of Aviation issues commercial RFPs at O’Hare and Midway airports

USA. The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) has issued new concession opportunities at Chicago O’Hare and Midway International airports via The Moodie Davitt Report. At Chicago O’Hare the Department of Aviation invites proposals for three concession packages: one for a mobile electronic self-ordering and delivery service; another for automated self-checkout micro marts in addition to a contract for automated retail, services and ...

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Crestwood issues RFP to find a new mall developer, supported by owner UrbanStreet

The city of Crestwood has issued a request for proposals to find a new developer for the former Crestwood mall site, which is currently owned by Chicago-based UrbanStreet Group. “The City is committed to encouraging redevelopment of the Mall site,” said Mayor Grant Mabie in a news release. “We are going to do everything we can to attract a successful ...

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Chicago Public School Teachers plan hunting for deep value private equity fund

Chicago Public School Teachers’ Pension & Retirement Fund is searching for a private equity manager to run up to $20 million in a deep value/special situations commingled fund, said Angela Miller-May, chief investment officer, in an email. The $9.7 billion pension fund issued an RFP as part of its private equity pacing plan for 2020. The pension fund’s board in January ...

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Lighfoot Announces $56 Million RFP For Expansion Of COVID-19 Contact Tracing

CHICAGO (CBS) — In the latest effort to track and trace COVID-19 cases in Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced plans for the city putting out a $56 million RFP (request for proposals) to enhance tracing efforts. The money will come from the CDC and the Illinois Department of Public Health. The goal is to certify a dedicated staff committed to contact ...

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Three New Test Companies Bid for Exam School Test

Three high-level testing companies have submitted bids to Boston Public Schools to be the next Exam School Test provider – potentially administering their first test for entrance into the City’s three elite 7-12 schools this fall. Supt. Brenda Cassellius said they are happy with the bids and believe it will result in a much fairer test that opens up exam ...

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