Are critics of new development in Chicago trying to stop the progress that the city needs to stay competitive?

Justin Kaufmann

Justin Kaufmann and Daniel McLaughlin

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It’s the “The Download on Chicago Business” sponsored by Signature Bank. Tonight, Justin speaks with Daniel McLaughlin, Executive Director of the AGC, about the future of development in Chicago, how delaying development will keep Chicago from staying competitive, the need for more skilled workers, the importance of investing more money into finding people who can fill all the available construction jobs, the goal of improving minority hiring and if Chicago is a doing a good enough job of preserving its history.

This is the podcast for Extension 720. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers.  Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Justin Kaufmann, this talk show/audio magazine goes in-depth to help you better understand the city (and world) that you live in.

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