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Industrial Growth Zones Meeting

Industrial Growth Zones  

On September 23rd, fifteen companies & property owners joined CAIC staff for a presentation by the Chicago Department of Planning & Development on the Industrial Growth Zones established in the Calumet & Burnside Industrial Corridors. (Please See the Maps Below).

An initiative by Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago, the Industrial Growth Zone program offers a series of resources to address environmental conditions & complex government regulations that are often identified as obstacles to site development. Sophia Carey, Director of Industrial Growth Programs with Chicago Department of Planning, presented to attendees. Some of these program's resources include:

  • Up to $130,000 in financial assistance for environmental assessments & remediation

  • Streamlined development incentives

  • Expedited permitting, licensing and inspections

For further information about this program, please contact Beth Dybala at 773-928-6000, ext. 224. 


Earlier Event: September 9
29th Annual Golf Outing & Dinner
Later Event: November 3
Active Shooter Response Briefing