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The City of Evanston’s Economic Development Division has released its first quarter 2013 economic report for Evanston. The report covers new businesses, full-time job creation, commercial building permits, commercial construction investment and more. The mission of the Economic Development Division is to redevelop distressed property, revitalize neighborhoods, provide job opportunities, generate sustainable tax revenue and bring amenities to neighborhoods in the city through local investment. As part of these goals, the division compiles and releases an economic report on a quarterly basis. Read the report here>>>.