$4.6 Million Investment Created 300 Construction Jobs; Supports more than 1,400 Additional Jobs When Pullman Park Development Opens
February 19, 2013. As part of his commitment to create jobs and support economic growth, Governor Pat Quinn was joined yesterday by community and business leaders to reopen a critical roadway to the Pullman Park development on Chicago’s South Side. Funded by a $4.6 million investment through the federal “IKE” Disaster Recovery Program, construction of the new road created 300 construction jobs. An additional 400 construction and 1,000 permanent retail jobs are expected when the Pullman Park development is completed.