The Roseland Medical District (RMD) has the foundations to expand your operations while giving you the greatest returns on investment at a fraction of the costs anywhere else in the City of Chicago. The 100-acre site is surrounded by amenities, incentives, stable housing, ease of supply chain mobility, and a ready workforce. In the last 20 years, RMD and the immediate neighborhoods of Pullman, West Pullman, and East Morgan Park have received nearly $1 billion in investments, including manufacturing, distribution, public infrastructure, education, housing, retail, and recreation. It is estimated that an additional $2.5 billion more will be invested in the area within the next 10 years.
There are only a few places throughout the city and suburbs where a community area has multi-modal transit hubs including freight, passenger rail and vehicular public transit, and connections to three interstate highways.
The RMD's western district border is bounded by Union Pacific Railroad and has passenger CTA bus routes on 111th Street and along Michigan Avenue.
RMD is in the center and just minutes away from two expressways: Interstate 57 and 94. Both expressways connect to the south suburban Interstate 80.
The City of Chicago is planning an ambitious along with CTA and Pace to extend 5 miles of additional passenger rail south to 130th Street. Additionally, Pace is executing its plan to renovate new terminals along south Halsted Street.
Anchored by Roseland Community Hospital, the RMD's healthcare providers aid area families with the needed care and services.
RCH is the leading emergency care center within a 5-to-10 mile radius on Chicago's far south side.
CFHC provides urgent care for low-income residents in need of services that do not require hospitalization or emergency services.
RMD surrounding investments such as distribution centers and manufacturing can make ease of transition for any industry to locate in the district.
The Pullman neighborhood has added over 2 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution.
Anchored to the east and west of RMD are nearly 1 million square feet of retail shops and stores. Additionally, Michigan Avenue is the small business retail corridor that borders the eastern boundary of the district.
Healthcare and professional services are the leading industries in and surrounding the RMD.
Roseland has one of the highest rates of single-family homeownership in the City of Chicago.
The bedrock of Roseland is its single-family homeownership including the historic bungalow homes.
Roseland and West Pullman leads most of the south side and south suburban areas for the most development in senior facilities to address the growing aging population.
Recent studies have shown that Roseland and the surrounding neighborhoods have the means and space to include additional housing types including rental.
World-class learning environment from cradle-to-career of technical skills needed for today's workforce.
As a part of the City Colleges of Chicago, Olive Harvey College added the Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics learning facility to train the workforce for these industries.
The academy is one of the largest college preparatory school in the Chicago Public School network in the heart of Roseland.
The elementary school is one of the tier one schools in the area offering a variety of head start programs.
RMD is surrounded by retail anchors in Pullman and West Pullman, which is a 5-minute drive from RMD.
Once the historic "Magnificent-Mile of the South Side", Michigan Avenue is home to some of the historic African-American businesses. With needed investment, Michigan Avenue can once again rise to its historic origins.
111th Street is the major artery that connects both Interstate 57 to the west and 94 to the east. The street connects with the Roseland Community Hospital, Michigan Avenue, and the proposed 111th Street CTA Red Line Terminal.
RMD, along with its surrounding areas, offers numerous economic development incentives for investors.
RMD consists of two major tax increment financing (TIF) districts, 107th Street TIF and Michigan Avenue TIF. TIFs assist with predevelopment expenses such as acquisition, site prep, architectural and engineering costs.
A $750 million initiative launched by Mayor Lightfoot to spur economic development in 10 community areas including Roseland.
RMD is layered in tax incentives including nearly half of the district in Opportunity Zones and New Market Tax Credit eligible census tracts.
RMD is inundated with area amenities that enhance the quality of life for residents and businesses.
Recently opened, the Pullman Welcome Center preserves community history and is a landmark for tourism due to its National Monument Status.
Named after African American world gold cyclist Marshall "Major" Taylor, the 7-mile bike trail connects the West Pullman neighborhood to the south suburban Cal Sag Riverfront Trail.
In and surrounding the RMD, the area has more than 5 million square feet of parks and recreation centers for various programs ranging from youth to senior services.
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