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Amazon plans 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center in University Park 24.4.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Amazon is building a 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center in University Park, which would be the retailer's seventh such facility in Will County.
St. Paul gives Ford plant site development the green light 14.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Mayor Melvin Carter and Ryan Companies said Tuesday the deal to remake the vacant 122-acre site in the Highland Park neighborhood will deliver hundreds of new homes and add $1 billion to the city’s $23 billion property tax base.
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“Urban renewal” set for East Colfax with Denver council approval 27.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver City Council on Monday set the stage for new development on East Colfax Avenue by creating a new "urban renewal" area.
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French 'Yellow-Vest' Protesters to Seek European Parliament Seats 24.1.2019 Wall St. Journal: World
A group of “yellow-vest” protesters plan to create a list of candidates for European Parliament elections as the antigovernment movement seeks to translate support on the street into lasting political influence.
Sharing More Than Just Rides in Car-Maker Alliances 16.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: US
Auto makers, looking to secure their futures in a transportation landscape that is rapidly changing, are increasingly partnering with each other and their would-be rivals in Silicon Valley to pursue new ventures in self-driving cars and other forms of personal mobility.
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The Con in Foxconn Wisconsin 21.9.2018 American Prospect
This summer, the roar of bulldozers replaced the sound of tractors over thousands of agricultural acres outside of Racine in southeastern Wisconsin. Road, water, and electricity infrastructure construction was well under way for a new industrial complex for Foxconn, the Taiwan-based technology giant. In the project’s master plan, Foxconn will eventually own 4.5 square miles of once-prime Wisconsin farmland, an expanse about a fourth the size of the city limits of nearby Racine, population 77,000. The main 24-inch water main will have the capacity to deliver more than 20 million gallons a day of high-quality Great Lakes water (home to 21 percent of the world's remaining supply), although initial usage has been promised to be much less. Foxconn has pledged to be good environmental stewards, even as Wisconsin has waived many of its basic environmental regulations in order to expedite the project. The company has promised to build a $9 billion to $10 billion sprawling industrial complex which will employ “up ...
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Media Executives Argue Facebook Is Deferential to Conservatives 17.7.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Some publishing executives criticized Facebook for being overly accommodating to conservative outlets, days before social-media executives are to appear on Capitol Hill.
House Rejects Farm Bill as Some Conservatives Withhold Support 19.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The House defeated a Republican-written farm bill after GOP leaders couldn’t win over a bloc of their party’s conservatives who were demanding a separate vote soon on a measure to toughen immigration enforcement.
Coalition pushes for 24-acre riverfront park on North Side 15.3.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
An anticipated burst of real estate development along the Chicago River also will include a 24-acre public park, if a coalition including two North Side aldermen gets its way. The group, called the North Branch Park Preserve, is pushing to have Mayor Rahm Emanuel back its effort to create the ...
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Top Chinese Economic Adviser Meets With Dimon, Other U.S. Executives 1.3.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
President Xi Jinping’s top economic aide huddled with executives from Wall Street and big U.S. manufacturers at the start of his visit to Washington, according to people familiar with the matter.
Macy's eyes sale of Medinah Temple, moving out Bloomingdale's home store 28.2.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
After confirming plans to sell half of its State Street flagship store, Macy’s is looking to cash in on another historic property in Chicago: the Medinah Temple in River North. The retailer has hired CBRE brokers to evaluate whether to sell and move out of the landmark building at 600 N. ...
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Abortion rights, race at center of City Hall fight on hospital subsidy 17.1.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration on Tuesday pushed to lock down City Council support for a $5.6 million taxpayer subsidy to a Catholic health care provider, even as some aldermen and the American Civil Liberties Union ripped the deal because of the health organization’s opposition to ...
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St. Paul teachers want companies, nonprofits to pay more for schools 14.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The teachers union says tax breaks let the city's businesses and nonprofits avoid paying their fair share for schools. Union leaders want the school board to join them in ramping up the pressure. Some companies are not pleased.
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GNC Hires Adviser---Again---to Explore Alternatives 4.12.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
GNC Holdings Inc. said Monday it has hired an adviser to explore strategic alternatives nearly three months after it brought in a new chief executive.
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Silicon Valley Struggles to Add Conservatives to Its Ranks 2.12.2017 Wall St. Journal: Asia
Some tech employees say their politics are unwelcome in an industry dominated by liberal views.
Lawmakers Tell Social-Media Firms More Regulation May Be Coming 2.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Lawmakers warned officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter that they are considering stricter regulations on social media platforms after the tech firms failed to prevent Russian influence during the 2016 election and beyond.
Wheat Ridge will not challenge judge’s crackdown on urban renewal limits 10.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
The Wheat Ridge City Council late Monday grappled with a recent court ruling that invalidated restrictions the city has placed on the use of urban renewal tactics, intensifying a debate over an issue that has proven divisive in Colorado's economic development circles.
Developers filling in Twin Cities’ open spaces 18.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Twin Cities is growing in a new direction: inward, not outward. In a shift in development patterns, sprawl has been stalled and replaced by infill development on blighted, forgotten and ugly plots of land, the Pioneer Press reported . “Am I happy about this? Yes, absolutely,” said Jonathan Sage-Martinson, […]
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Tiffany beats Street 2Q forecasts 25.8.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany & Co. on Thursday reported improved second-quarter results, with its sales and net income both posting gains. The New York-based luxury jeweler reported net income of $115 million, or 92 cents per share, compared with $105.7 million, or 84 cents per share, a year ago. The results beat Wall Street […]
U.S. Probes SeaWorld Over Executives' Comments on Documentary 24.6.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said it received subpoenas from the government related to trading in its securities and statements made by its executives, including those discussing the impact of “Blackfish,” a critical documentary that sent ripples through the company.
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