The Emanuel administration’s explanation for how $55 million wound up paying for Navy Pier renovations sounds like gobbledygook from the presidential administration.
And what’s in store for the future?
Kenneth Griffin, whose firm invested in Marriott, is a top Emanuel donor who could profit from a hotel built with taxpayers’ money.
While the plan for independent analysis stalls, the City Council approves $55 million for the mayor’s hotel and stadium deal.
Rahm’s South Loop arena and hotel project keeps speeding ahead.
Only a wealthy businessman stands in the way of the mayor’s $92 million South Loop arena and hotel plan.
Even with Mayor Emanuel’s recent born-again conversion to a school builder, Marriott and DePaul are beating the public school children in the latest race for TIF cash.
Come to the South Loop and see how Mayor Rahm’s wasting your money.
Rahm gets in the real estate game—with your money.
The lawyer, lobbyist, and election official who seems to be in the middle of every major political deal in Chicago
Mayor Daley is reportedly thinking about privatizing McCormick Place. The devil will clearly be in the details.
Remembering the unflappable Michael Scott
Right now, McPier is a hydra-headed monster jointly run by the mayor and the governor. Since neither has ultimate responsibility, each has grabbed the goodies rather than taking care of business, with the mayoral-controlled McPier board left free to squabble with the gubernatorial- selected McPier CEO. Adding only that 75% of Navy Pier is a […]