Fact: Chicago leads U.S. in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
- As of 2018, 1,800 businesses whose parent is located outside of the U.S.;
- $100 billion investment;
- 1,000 new Chicago jobs in 2018 alone.
Belief: The Chicagoland/Tri-State area is ripe for more FDI!
Why Use Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to augment a
Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) program?
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With most Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) jumping on the bandwagon to leverage Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) as part of their Business Retention and Expansion strategy, today’s corporate stakeholders are now utilizing them as a sort of secret weapon that can transform an outdated business model from ‘winner takes all,’ to a ‘let’s grow this pie together’ approach.