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Nordic Energy Services adopts Alpine Energy Systems software

Software will be used to manage broker networks, calculate commissions and run complex reports.

Inland Mortgage closes $6.3 million loan on Chicago-area development

Inland Mortgage Capital LLC recently announced closings on three non-recourse bridge loans for a total of $16.3 million.

Nexus hires director to oversee Illinois programs

Nexus has recently hired Kimberly Ann Luckey to be director of development for Illinois.

Cybersecurity firm partners with IlliniCloud to serve schools

Mosaic451 announced Tuesday it will partner with IlliniCloud to form IlliniSecure.

Illinois beer distributors recognize economic benefit of alcohol

The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and Illinois' independent beer distributors recognized employees within the beer distribution industry this week whose work has had a positive impact on the economy.

Swap.com will remain in Illinois despite relocation

Swap.com has signed a long-term lease to occupy a 361,000-square-foot building at 850 Veterans Parkway in Bolingbrook, Illinois, according to company officials.

Illinois companies handling sale of heavy haul rigs

Hilco International and Gordon Brothers Group helping Butch's Trucking unload more than 100 vehicles

Chicago Skyway toll workers ratify new contract

Chicago Skyway toll collectors ratified a new three-year contract on Wednesday that includes wage increases and critical new job protections.

Midwest Real Estate Data projects director to head Real Estate Standards Organization group

Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), the distributor providing the Chicago area multiple listing service (MLS), announced that its Special Projects/R &D Director Chris Lambrou has been named the first chair of the newly formed Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) Internet Tracking Work Group.

Bank of America marathon is big business for Chicago

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon continues to provide year-over-year growth for Chicago’s economy, with the 2014 race delivering an estimated $254 million in total business.

Lawmakers hold job-growth forum with employers, workers in Belleville

U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (R-Dist. 12) and Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH), chairman of the Small Business Committee met with Southern Illinois business owners, manufacturers and employees this week in Belleville to discuss job growth in District 12.

Rauner praises state House after vote sustains veto of SB 1229

Governor Bruce Rauner issued a statement after the Illinois House’s  vote this week sustained his veto of SB 1229, which would have limited Rauner's leverage in negotiations with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union.

Wirtz, AleSmith partner

Wirtz Beverage Illinois has partnered with AleSmith Brewing Co.

Ground broken on senior planned community in Green Oaks

Senior Lifestyle Corp. broke ground Tuesday for one of its newest planned communities, The Sheridan at Green Oaks.

Illinois Technology Association launches talent board

Advisory board unites leaders in recruitment and talent development

Exit closures scheduled for Reagan Memorial Tollway

The Illinois Department of Transportation last week announced that the Reagan Memorial Tollway (Interstate 88) exit ramps to Illinois 59 in Naperville will be closed from Friday through Sept. 21 to make preparations for the new diverging diamond interchange at this location.

AveXis closes on $65M deal to advance SMA clinical program

AveXis Inc. announced Tuesday it completed a $65 million Class D common stock financing.

Robert Half forecast says Chicago CFOs optimistic about business growth

Chicago executives forecast that professional-level hiring will be on the upswing in the next six month, the recently released "Chicago Professional Employment Forecast" from Robert Half said.

Tim Stewart joins Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock in Chicago

Former state medical society outreach director is new senior adviser at health care communications firm.

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