Archive for May, 2010

Entrepreneurial Necessities

May 27, 2010

 

People embarking on new businesses adventures when traditional income streams dry up are called “necessity entrepreneurs”.  As you might imagine, the number of people turning into necessity entrepreneurs is increasing.  The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, a research project that tracks entrepreneurship, cites “necessity” as a factor for 24.7% of new U.S. ventures in 2009.  This is up from 16.3% in 2007. 

If you no longer have a traditional job and you possess dreams of owning your own business, now is a great time to give yourself that chance!  Use local resources to help you set up shop and get the support you need to achieve success. 

Court House Executive Offices in River North is the ideal workplace for an entrepreneur.  You will have your own private, furnished, affordable office for as little as $600 per month.  That price includes your telephone and high speed internet connection as well as a receptionist to answer your calls and a professional office manager.  In addition, the benefits of working among entrepreneurs who have followed the same path can be inspiring and educational.   

Connect with the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center and check out their newly federally funded program The Cluster Acceleration Program (CAP).  CAP provides entrepreneurs with access to resources and relationships in key industries – including alternative energy, consumer products and services, information technology for the new media, as well as financial services and healthcare markets.

For the lighter side of business networking, attend a “High Speed Networking” event with Chicago’s Networking for Professionals branch.  Meet other business people looking to make connections in a casual, but fast paced environment.  They claim that with high speed networking you can make more new business contacts in one evening than most people will make in 6 months!

Sometimes life gives you an opportunity.  Sometimes you have to take a risk and try something new.  The economy will be back and stronger than ever eventually.  Put yourself in a position to make the most of it – try something you’ve always wanted to and become a successful entrepreneur!

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Sale! 25% off new Court House leases signed in May

May 1, 2010

Announcing a great deal – 25% off of all new leases for our location at 101 W. Grand signed during the month of May. 

Situated in Chicago’s lively River North neighborhood, Court House Executive Offices will provide you the essentials for success in today’s market – flexibility, efficiency and affordability.  With a wide range of private offices to choose from, you will find one that perfectly suits your needs.   All offices are furnished and delivered with telephone and high speed internet in place.

Court House Executive Offices is a “shared office” environment which means you will share certain common areas with other business owners and entrepreneurs.  The copy center, mail room and kitchen are all common areas designed for convenience and productivity.    You will have access to your own private office 24/7. 

We offer several conference and meeting rooms for your convenience.    Host your meetings in one of the professionally equipped rooms, which comfortably seat 2 to 12 people.

With plenty of nearby parking, the convenient location at the corner of Grand and Clark streets is right above the original Maggiano’s Little Italy.  It’s easy to grab lunch at the Potbelly’s next door, entertain guests at Rick Bayless’ award winning Topolabampo on Clark or have pizza in the wine bar at La Madia on Grand.

Whether you are looking for a full time private office or a convenient place to conduct an upcoming meeting, we will accommodate your individual tastes and preferences.  Find out more about our celebrated office environment and the May sale by calling us at 312-994-2700.

      Why not schedule a tour today!