R2 Companies, a real estate investment firm based in Chicago, has recapitalized 770 N. Halsted St. in Chicago for $23.75 million. .
The state of Illinois has revised its manufacturing and remote-selling rules, so changes may immediately affect both manufacturers and out-of-state retailers.
First Community Financial Partners Inc., the parent company of First Community Financial Bank, has been named one of the Sandler O’Neill Sm-All Stars: Class of 2016.
Midwest engineering and environmental firm Fehr Graham has added four team members to its Champaign office.
Illinois Institute of Technology has named three finalists for its Nayar Prize II, a package worth more than $1 million for breakthrough projects that can produce meaningful, impactful results within three years.
Renee Hatcher has been hired as the new director for the John Marshall Law School's Business Enterprise Law Clinic.
Exelon is committing $3 million over three years to fund an expansion of Youth Guidance’s Becoming a Man program and hopes to serve 4,080 male Chicago Public Schools students this year.
Astellas has named a new senior vice president for its oncology department and promoted another executive within the department.
A new internship program for veterans is giving College of DuPage students valuable work experience at Fermilab.
HireLevel powered by Extra Help has won the American Staffing Association's Genius Award for its website and company branding identification.
Tenneco Inc. has appointed Brian Kesseler, the company's chief operating officer, to its board of directors.
Payroc LLC, a payment processing and merchant services organization, has acquired the assets of The iTransact Group LLC.
Software development company DevBright Inc. is moving from its co-working space at The Nest to a new space in Peoria.
Packaging Corp. of America has entered into an agreement to acquire Columbus Container Inc., an independent corrugated products producer, for $100 million.
Northern Trust has received the 2016 U.S. Mutual Fund Services awards for Best Administrator, Technology and Reporting and Best Custody Services.
Three Sears Hometown and Outlet stores in Illinois have rebranded as "America's Appliance Experts" to meet changing consumer needs.
Prairie States Enterprises, a claims administration and and health management company, has hired Brett Wilkinson as its new vice president of regional sales.
Barchart, a provider of financial market data and technology, has named Keith Petersen head of strategy and corporate development.
CNA has appointed Laurie Munson as vice president of global services.
Cigna, a provider of employer-sponsored group health plans in Illinois and around the country, is adding new individual and family medical plans in the Chicago area.