Why Companies are Flooding into the Windy City

“As a result of drawing in a slew of companies, Chicago is seeing a boom in commercial construction,” writes Construction Dive. “The city currently has the second-highest number of cranes of any U.S. city, behind Seattle. But why are so many firms choosing to head for the Windy City? Experts point to the area’s relatively low cost of living, proximity to young, talented workers, and access to transit options as factors contributing to the growing trend.”