CSEDC Quarterly Economic Development Forum
Friday, April 24, 2009 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM (CDT)
April 24th, 8:30am Networking; 9:00am –10:30am Program
Location: Matteson Holiday Inn
500 Holiday Plaza Dr, Matteson, IL 60443 (708) 747-3500
Welcome and Overview of Development Opportunities in Matteson, Illinois.
Mayor Andre Ashmore, LaVern Murphy, Coordinator of Economic Development
The Village of Matteson is located just 30 minutes southwest of Chicago’s Loop. Matteson is a major retail hub, as well as a strong market for commercial, office, and hotel development. Mayor Ashmore encourages you to attend the CSEDC Forum in order to take a closer look at Matteson and you will discover endless opportunities for a successful business. http://www.villageofmatteson.org/
Development Opportunity in Matteson. Presentation by a private sector project in the Village
Chicago Southland Retail Development Panel.
An update on three public-private funded ongoing development projects to project sound retail development in the Chicago Southland by three prominent Chicagoland consulting companies
159th Street: Complete Streets and Corridor Branding. Diane Gormely-Barnes , HNTB http://www.hntb.com/
Lincoln Highway/ Western Avenue Retail Corridor Study. Mike Hoffman, AICP, RLA, Teska Associates, Inc. http://www.teskaassociates.com/
Southland Business Retention and Expansion: Promoting Existing Commercial Centers. Diane Williams, Bridget Lane, Business Districts, Inc. http://www.business-districts.com/
Chicago Southland Green Pattern Book.
The formal release of an innovative and regionally recognized illustrated guide to sustainable urban planning and design principles and environmental design/energy conversation best practices.
Joel Baldin, Hitchcock Design Group http://www.hitchcockdesigngroup.com/
Update: Concept of High Speed Rail Station at the South Suburban Airport.
When & Where
Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation & SSMMA
CSEDC works with municipalities, the private sector, utilities, and other groups to analyze regional economic development factors, business clusters, and development corridors to identify significant development opportunities and market those sites to the private sector.