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Chicago SunTimes — $32 Million...

August 5th, 2014

Mayor Daley Introduces Ordinances Supporting Affordable Housing And Economic Development – “Also introduced was an ordinance authorizing the approval of Class 6(b) incentives to help rehabilitate vacant property in the South Shore community. Ujamaa Construction, Inc. plans to rehabilitate the 14,000 square foot building at 7742-48 S. Stony Island Ave. into warehouse and office space…

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Black Enterprise — Walmart Helps Minority...

Walmart’s efforts in Chicago also reflect a national commitment to ensure that minorities and women are part of its expansion process. As Walmart builds and remodels more stores in Chicago, it will continue to make certain that minority- and women-owned businesses play a pivotal role. When the Austin store was remodeled in 2010, the project…

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Chicago SunTimes — Wal-Mart Opens...

Linda Williams is counting down the hours until 8 a.m. Wednesday, when the doors open to Wal-Mart’s first Chicago-area Express store — a convenience-store-sized Wal-Mart with groceries, dry goods and a pharmacy. It is the first Wal-Mart Express in an urban area in the world. The 10,000-square-foot store at the Chatham Market at 83rd and…

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RetailingToday.com — Walmart Breaks...

About a week after announcing it would join First Lady Obama and other retailers in bringing more choices to so-called “food deserts”, Walmart announced its official presence in Chicago today with the news that it has begun work on a new supercenter in Chatham. According to the company, the store will give more options to…

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