What We Do

The Peterson Pulaski Business & Industrial Council is a non-profit organization that assists in the retention and development of companies in five designated industrial corridors on the Northwest Side of Chicago.

With the support of our members and the City of Chicago’s Local Industrial Retention Initiative (LIRI) program, we provide a variety of services that include facilitating city services, marketing and assisting with public incentives, providing educational and networking opportunities, promoting the area and local business, and planning and advocating for the long-term vitality of the industrial corridors.

New & Improved TIFWorks 50/50
Training Grant

PPBIC has been tapped to administer this matching employee training grant program for manufacturing companies located in the Elston/Armstrong TIF District and the Peterson/Pulaski TIF District.  TIFWorks 50/50 is designed to offset the cost of training both existing and newly hired employees by rebating 50% of pre-approved training expanded this year to up to $25,000.  For additional information, Click here.

If you have questions or need assistance completing the applications, please call Janita Tucker of the Peterson Pulaski Business & Industrial Council at 773-866-3929 or email jtucker@ppbic.org.


This year brings transition and opportunity for PPBIC.  In May we must bid a fond farewell to Alderman Laurino upon her retirement.  After the election and any runoffs, we will proudly introduce the new aldermen and mayor to you, PPBIC’s strong alliance of employers who are investing in and growing Chicago’s economy.  To help draw job seekers to our member companies, we will be rolling out an employee recruitment campaign.  And we are going to launch an exclusive discount program with Office Depot and Constant Contact, as well as promote member-to-member discounts.  All the while, PPBIC will continue to help you with every manner of issue, freeing you to concentrate on running and expanding your operation.  We will assist with incentive programs and day-to-day matters to help smooth the way for your success.  Of course, your support and involvement are essential to these efforts.  So please join or renew your membership today by sending the attached application and your fee by mail, or renew online HERE.

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With 16 service centers across the U.S. and 2 international locations, they are committed in being a leader in the moving and relocation industry. They are proud to be the largest independent van line in the country devoted exclusively to corporate and government relocations.

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