Thank you for Plugging into the...
NW SIDE BUSINESS NEWS

10/15/2020 - Shakespeare's New Commander - Home Office Deduction - CTA's Electrifying Development - COVID Research - Time On Your Hands? - Autumn Outings & Haunts
Navy Pier's
Electrifying Development

Per Chicago Architecture News,
If you're among those who use public transit, it might just be an electrifying experience in the near future. Six years ago, the Chicago Transit Authority began migrating its fleet of buses to electric power. Instigation is basic economics - an electric bus is $54,000 cheaper to operate annually than one powered by "liquified dinosaurs." Click to learn more.
Chicago Architecture News 10/12/2020
CTA’s Navy Pier bus charging station is underway.
WIDE OPEN SPACES

As autumn color replaces summer heat, it's a great time to check out a corn maze, take the kids to a pumpkin patch or go apple picking. A walk through Graceland Cemetery will connect you with Chicago's past - private eyes and public figures, baseball and boxing greats, merchants and inventors.

The Best Things to do in the Fall in Chicago - Click to read - TIMEOUT, 9/9/2020

Tales of the Dead - At Chicago's Famous Graceland Cemetery the Graves Have a Lot to Say. Click to read - Midwest Weekends 10/31/2019

Click for Graceland Cemetery Tour info'
Michael Goldstein - (773)504-1200

Hard-to-find Inexpensive space in Chicagoland
500’-160,000’ - short and long term leases
NOW LEASING...Click on addresses for interior views and details
Click HERE to download .pdf listing of available current space
Argonne Labs & COVID-19 Research
As the race for coronavirus therapies and a vaccine speeds up, Illinois' 
is working with national and global concerns to stem the
viral tide.
Many taxpayers working from home can claim their home office on their tax returns and deduct certain expenses. The home office deduction is available to qualifying self-employed taxpayers, independent contractors, and those working in the gig economy. Click to learn more. NOTE: Employees who receive a paycheck or a W-2 exclusively from an employer are not eligible for the deduction, even if they are currently working from home.
Time on Your Hands?
There are many volunteer opportunities out there, and with a little research, you're sure to find something that resonates with your skills and knowledge - given the pandemic, there are also virtual or remote ways to
put your time to use.
Some starting points - click on organization to go to a website
Service Corp of Retired Executives
Volunteers are the lifeblood of SCORE
Now more than ever because of the pandemic's effect on all businesses. There are many ways to use your skills besides mentoring - as well as working with others virtually or remotely.
Open Bids for Goods & Services
The Business Development Center at College of DuPage (COD)
is accepting sealed bids and RFPs for goods and services.
Click HERE for listing of open bids and submission procedure.
COD is committed to the economic development of disadvantaged business
enterprises; minority, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to participate.
Ready to Buy, Sell or Lease?
InBusiness/Chicago and the NW Connection Chamber of Commerce maintain inventories of commercial
real estate for sale or lease.
Click here for IBC's - Click here for NWCC's
This eNews is produced by InBusiness/Chicago and sponsored
by Chicago Property Investors. We invite you to visit its
website here - and between issues on Facebook.
Click here for IBC - Click here for CPI