Retail Thrive Zones

When Chicago’s neighborhood corridors thrive, the city thrives. Mayor Emanuel’s Retail Thrive Zones help small businesses and entrepreneurs apply for economic development incentives in targeted areas.

Is your business or property located in a Retail Thrive Zone?


Mayor Emanuel is excited to announce 51 businesses that have received Retail Thrive Zone business improvement grants!

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