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Daiwa House Industry building high-rise housing unit in Chicago

Daiwa House Industry Co. Ltd. of Japan recently began construction on the Chicago North Clark Project, a high-rise rental housing unit. 

DSW's footprint grows with new store in Oswego

Footwear and accessories retailer DSW Inc. will open a new DSW store in Oswego on Thursday.

Oasis Outsourcing promotes new senior vice president

Oasis Outsourcing announced Tuesday that it has promoted Alina Gabbard to senior vice president of field sales.

Tom Moran returns to Heidrick & Struggles

Former executive will be based in firm's Chicago office.

Chicago Internet provider takes off with FAA approval

BodyGogo announced Tuesday it received the final Supplemental Type Certificate from the FAA required to launch Gogo's 2Ku next generation satellite connectivity service.

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun has new chairman of litigation practices

Chicago intellectual property law firm Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, LLP, announced Aug. 20 that Benjamin Horton has accepted an offer to serve as the intellectual property (IP) litigation practices' chairman.

Sears Holdings names new hardlines president

Lynn Pendergrass has been selected to serve as president of hardlines with Sears Holdings Corp., the Hoffman Estates-based company said Monday.Pendergrass with oversee the Kenmore, DieHard and Craftsman business units and its partners, including Lawn & Garden, Home Appliances, Sears Auto Centers and Tools.

Lifeway Foods aims to increase manufacturing capacity

Lifeway Foods, Inc. announced Friday the beginning of kefir production at the former Golden Guernsey dairy plant in Waukesha, Wisconsin, that it acquired in May 2013 as a way to increase its manufacturing capacity.

Chicago money manager KAMCO transfers ownership to TA Associates

Keeley Asset Management Corp. (KAMCO) announced Friday that it entered into a definitive agreement for the transfer of the voting shares of its parent company, Joley Corp., to TA Associates.

Deere releases quarter three earnings

Deere & Company released their earnings report for the third quarter on Friday, indicating $511.6 million over the quarter that ended July 31.

Manifest hires new VP of client services

Next month Manifest will have a new vice president of client services after convincing a former senior vice president at Publicis to join them.

Avant closes $339 million in debt financing

Chicago-based lender Avant announced Thursday that it has closed two secured transactions totaling $339 million in debt financing.

Chicago's Atlantic Research joins forces with Jim Huge Associates

Partnership will allow for seamless delivery of intensive executive services for schools and school leaders.

Northrop Grumman selects Robert J. Fleming for newly created vice president position

Northrop Grumman, the world’s fifth largest defense contractor, has appointed Robert J. Fleming as vice president of the company’s land and self protection systems (L&SPS) division, putting him in charge of cyber, unattended systems and division strategy.

Arbor Investments adds Hudson Baking Company to food and beverage portfolio

Wisconsin bakery is known for its high-quality marshmallow crispy dessert bars.

Windsor Advantage achieves major compliance certifications

Chicago-based lender service provider completes year-long audit

Strategic Hotels & Resorts mulls strategic alternatives

Real estate investment trust Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. this week announced that its board of directors is exploring strategic alternatives for the company that could include the sale of the firm.

Chicago's PowerOne Corp. purchases ResCom Energy

PowerOne Corp. concluded its acquisition of ResCom Energy LLC Tuesday as it prepares to expand its presence throughout the Midwest.

Engineering firm hires consultant for Chicago office

Arup has hired Daniel Michaud as an associate and senior technology consultant to help build the information technology and communications (ITC) group in its Chicago office while also strengthening the firm's overall regional digital and smart buildings offerings.

Service King acquires eight more Chicago sites

Service King Collision Repair announced Monday it is expanding its national presence by acquiring Riverdale Body Shop and its eight facilities in the Chicago area.

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