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Shops & Lofts recongined at Chicago Neighbrdhood Development Awards

Skilken Development Co. and Troy Enterprises for The Shops & Lofts at 47, a testament to 10 years of never-give-up perseverance not only by the Ohio-based developers, but the city and the LISC-affiliated Quad Communities Development Corp. A new Walmart and 96 stylish mixed-income apartments now quicken the pulse of Bronzeville’s still-beating commercial heart.  Read more about the event here

Mission statement

Quad Communities Development Corporation (QCDC) improves the quality of life and economic strength of its neighborhoods by:

  1. Driving economic development;
  2. Fostering the improvement of neighborhood schools; and,
  3. Supporting and connecting organizations focused on workforce development, retail attraction/retention, and safety.

SSA #56 Schedule, Agendas and Minutes

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17th Annual Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo (ECEE)

All Calendar items, Arts & Cultural Events, Business Events, Employment, Financial, and Life Skill Building Events, Health, Wellness and Fitness, Safety and Community Policing Events, Social & Recreational Events—17th Annual Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo (ECEE) Saturday, June 20, 2015 8:00AM - 5:00PM UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60607 … Continue

New and Important Federal Laws that Affect Small Businesses

All Calendar items, Business Events, Employment, Financial, and Life Skill Building Events—New and Important Federal Laws that Affect Small Businesses Location: McDonald Hopkins, LLC, 300 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60654 (map) Cost: FREE New and Important… Continue

Woman Warrior Wednesdays: Accessing Resources for Female Veterans

All Calendar items, Business Events, Employment, Financial, and Life Skill Building Events, Health, Wellness and Fitness, Social & Recreational Events—Woman Warrior Wednesdays: Accessing Resources for Female Veterans Location: GoodCity Chicago, 5049 W. Harrison St., Chicago, Illinois 60644 (map) Cost: FREE Woman Warrior Wednesdays:… Continue

Financial Counseling Clinic

All Calendar items, Business Events, Employment, Financial, and Life Skill Building Events—Financial Counseling Clinic Location: WBDC, 8 S. Michigan Avenue, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603 (map) Cost: FREE Make sure your 2014 Financials look their best. Become aware of the… Continue

Taxes and Business Structure: What To Do?

All Calendar items, Business Events, Employment, Financial, and Life Skill Building Events—Taxes and Business Structure: What To Do? Location: WBDC, 8 S. Michigan Avenue, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603 (map) Cost: $10.00 It's tax time! Do you know what documents to gather? How do… Continue

Business Risk Management & Loss Prevention

All Calendar items, Business Events, Employment, Financial, and Life Skill Building Events—Business Risk Management & Loss Prevention Location: East Bank Club,, 500 N. Kingsbury St., Chicago, IL (map) Cost: FREE Small Business Risk Education (SBRE) East Bank Club,, 500 N.… Continue

Emerging Leaders Chicago- Take Your Business to the Next Level

All Calendar items, Business Events, Employment, Financial, and Life Skill Building Events—The Emerging Leaders Chicago utilizes targeted business strategies to help Chicago entrepreneurs accelerate growth. Through exploring financing, diversifying markets, and expanding networking they… Continue

Make Your Mark: Trademarking

All Calendar items, Business Events, Employment, Financial, and Life Skill Building Events—We are happy to announce that we have set up a new winter workshop series starting this month! These workshops are focusing on small business owners, each session is FREE of cost and open to the… Continue