Oak Brook could get 4-story medical center on York Road

By: Chuck Fieldman, Pioneer Press A 70-foot tall ambulatory care center and parking structure is what officials from Rush University Medical Center and Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush hope to develop on 3.5 acres of vacant property in Oak Brook. Representatives from both groups presented the plans to the Oak Brook Village Board Tuesday for what they hope to build at 2011 York Road. The board’s review is the first step in the planned development process. Continue reading

Coriant Brings Optical Transport Innovation to the Kingdom of Bhutan

Bhutan Telecom Selects Coriant® hiT 7300 Multi-Haul Transport Platform for New HighCapacity DWDM Backbone Network Optimized for Mobile and Fixed Line Broadband Services.

Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled transport networking solutions, today announced that Bhutan Telecom, the leading provider of telecommunications and Internet services in the Kingdom of Bhutan, has selected the Coriant® hiT 7300 Multi-Haul Transport Platform as the backbone solution for its new country-wide DWDM infrastructure network. With innovation in photonic layer programmability and industry-leading scalability to 100G and beyond, the Coriant solution will enable Bhutan Telecom to cost-effectively scale optical transport capacity as bandwidth-intensive end-user applications and services drive demand for increased network bandwidth. Continue reading

Water Street Update

It’s been about three months since ground was officially broken on Marquette Companies Water Street District Development, and in that time plenty of big changes have already taken place down this small street in Naperville. But things haven’t all gone as planned. Continue reading

Suburban Offices Refilling Office Space Left by Companies Moving to City

By: Ryan Ori, Crain’s Chicago Business A run of big-name companies moving offices from the suburbs to downtown Chicago is a lift for the city, but many of the jilted villages and landlords are refilling the abandoned space, signaling that suburbia still is a valued address for business. The one-way flow into the city has been accelerating. In just the past month, Kraft Heinz announced it will move its Kraft Foods Group headquarters to the East Loop from Northfield, while ConAgra Foods and Motorola Solutions are in talks to lease chunks of downtown office space big enough for hundreds of employees. Mead Johnson Nutrition has confirmed it will relocate from Glenview to a West Loop tower now under construction. And McDonald’s has begun filling a satellite office in River North, 20 miles from its Oak Brook campus. Continue reading

Community Invited to Tour Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital’s New Pavilion

A dedication and open house for Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital’s new Deb and Alan Feldman Cardiovascular Pavilion is scheduled at 4 pm Aug. 25 at the hospital, 3815 Highland Ave. The public is invited. Cardiologists Stephen Rowley, Eleanor T. Ross, and Gaile Sabaliauskas are scheduled to answer questions from attendees as part of a panel discussion on topics related to heart health. Continue reading

Edward Heart Hospital Cardiodiagnostics Earn National Accreditation

Edward Heart Hospital’s cardiodiagnostics department has earned a three-year accreditation in nuclear cardiology from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). The cardiodiagnostics department uses procedures like stress testing, nuclear stress tests, echocardiograms, stress echo cardiograms, EKGs and peripheral vascular exams to detect cardiovascular disease – disorders of the heart and blood vessels – which are the number one cause of death in the U.S. On average, one American dies every 39 seconds of heart disease. Continue reading
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New hotel doubles banquet center size in Naperville

By: Marie Wilson, Daily Herald Business Ledger The 1,000-seat banquet hall Naperville has been seeking for more than a decade is now open at the new Embassy Suites by Hilton.

The hotel at 1813 Abriter Court on the city’s north side opened last week with 13,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space including two board rooms and a private dining room for up to 60 people. Continue reading