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  • State's tax incentive overhaul advances amid Chamber criticism

    State's tax incentive overhaul advances amid Chamber criticism
    SPRINGFIELD — House Speaker Michael Madigan advanced a proposed overhaul of one of the state's special tax incentive programs Wednesday with an eye toward helping areas of high unemployment and poverty. But Doug Whitley, president of the...
  • Bedraggled Kentucky Kingdom theme park gets a multimillion-dollar redo

    Bedraggled Kentucky Kingdom theme park gets a multimillion-dollar redo
    In a place better known for bourbon, baseball bats and thoroughbred racing, Louisville's Kentucky Kingdom was once the state's top tourist destination. A decade later, the declining amusement park was shuttered and left for dead. Now the same man...
  • Sprint to pay $7.5 million over failure to honor do-not-call requests

    Sprint to pay $7.5 million over failure to honor do-not-call requests
    Sprint will pay $7.5 million to resolve federal regulators' inquiry into its failure to honor consumers' requests that they not receive telemarketing calls or texts, the Federal Communications Commission said Monday.  The agreement between Sprint and...
  • Report: LaSalle Street tower sells for $850 million

    Report: LaSalle Street tower sells for $850 million
    Crain's Chicago Business is reporting: A California real estate investment firm is buying an office tower at 300 North Lasalle Street for $850 million, a Chicago record for price per square foot. Get the full story: Crain's Chicago Business
  • Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions

    Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions
    Baltimore officials said the owners of Harborplace are moving closer to renovating the signature Inner Harbor properties, which have faded since their celebrated opening more than 30 years ago into a collection of stores dominated by chain restaurants,...
  • Banks embrace riskier loans for homeowners, hedge funds alike

    Banks are reviving some of the riskier lending practices that preceded the financial crisis, attracting attention as you might expect, although they say they're keeping a lid on things this time.  One trend is enabling homeowners to tap equity...
  • Blackstone unit Invitation Homes sued over rental house's condition

    Blackstone unit Invitation Homes sued over rental house's condition
    Last spring, Edit Novshadyan and her husband were happy to land a Sun Valley three-bedroom house, with enough room for their son to play and their family to grow. Another child was on the way. So they signed a one-year lease with Invitation Homes, an...
  • Northrop may be poised for new expansion

    Northrop may be poised for new expansion
    Northrop Grumman Corp. may be poised to at least double its previously announced expansion in Melbourne, a move that could mean $500 million in capital investment and a total of 1,800 jobs in aircraft design work, according to published reports Wednesday....
  • Northrop's latest expansion may be tied to B-2 bomber bid

    Northrop's latest expansion may be tied to B-2 bomber bid
    Northrop Grumman Corp. revealed Thursday its second major Space Coast expansion in as many years, a move that could potentially create 1,800 high-paying jobs and provide a $500 million lift for an area still hard-hit from the end of the space-shuttle...
  • Katzen Eye Group acquired by private equity firm

    Katzen Eye Group acquired by private equity firm
    Home-grown Katzen Eye Group has been acquired by a large private equity investment firm based in Los Angeles in a deal the eye care company hopes will help it to expand into a regional — and eventually national — brand. Varsity Healthcare...
  • Orlando in running for regional veterinary lab

    Orlando in running for regional veterinary lab
    A California-based veterinary-services company is considering Orlando as the site of an advanced laboratory hub for the Southeast, company and city officials confirmed last week. Los Angeles-based Antech Diagnostics also is eyeing potential sites in...