Greater Southwest

Greater Southwest Welcome to Greater Southwest Development Corporation. In light of COVID-19 and an effort to help keep our community safe, our physical offices are currently closed.

We will be available here or through our website to support and answer questions. SUPPORT US! ❤️

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Greater Southwest Development Corporation is a community development organization that has been around for over 35 years, and is focused on reviving the business and residential neighborhoods throughout the southwest side. The 63rd Stre

We will be available here or through our website to support and answer questions. SUPPORT US! ❤️

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Greater Southwest Development Corporation is a community development organization that has been around for over 35 years, and is focused on reviving the business and residential neighborhoods throughout the southwest side. The 63rd Stre

Operating as usual

Make sure to check this out guys! Tag any artist! 🥳
10/22/2021

Make sure to check this out guys! Tag any artist! 🥳

Chicago artists and creative workers: The Chicago Mayor's Office and ourselves are offering relief grants ranging from $2,000 - $5,000!
Please visit www.ChicagoCulturalGrants.org to learn more, register for virtual info sessions on October 26 & 27 – and apply by November 10.

Adivínen que?! Estamos ofreciendo clases gratuitas para compradores de vivienda! Comparta con todos las buenas noticias ...
10/20/2021

Adivínen que?! Estamos ofreciendo clases gratuitas para compradores de vivienda! Comparta con todos las buenas noticias 🙌🏽🥳 Llamen hoy al 7737356727 para registrase!

Adivínen que?! Estamos ofreciendo clases gratuitas para compradores de vivienda! Comparta con todos las buenas noticias 🙌🏽🥳 Llamen hoy al 7737356727 para registrase!

10/19/2021

GSDC está aquí para ayudarte a lograr las metas de tu negocio. 🥳 Lo mejor de todo es que nuestros servicios son totalmente gratuitos para ti 🙌
Estamos aquí para ayudarte, llámanos hoy 773-436-1000. Gracias a Univision Chicago y Aileen Ocana por darnos la oportunidad de compartir nuestros programas y servicios! Gracias a Betty Romo y Adrián Soto por su participación

GSDC is here for you no matter your business goals 🥳 AND the best part is that all of our services are FREE 🙌 We are here to help! Call us today at 773-436-1000. Thank you to Univision Chicago and Aileen Ocana for giving us the opportunity to share about our programs! Thank you Betty Romo and Adrian Soto for participating in this interview!

Today we had the pleasure to have Congresswoman Marie Newman in our office! We were able to let her know about Southwest...
10/18/2021

Today we had the pleasure to have Congresswoman Marie Newman in our office! We were able to let her know about Southwest side 💪🏽 We also were able to take her to Lawn Lanes for her to show us her bowling skills! #smallbusinesses
Boitsov Classical Ballet School & Company

¡Hoy tuvimos el placer de tener a la congresista Marie Newman en nuestra oficina! Pudimos compartirle nuestro lado suroeste 💪🏽 ¡También pudimos llevarla a Lawn Lanes para que nos mostrara sus trucos de boliche! #Pequeñasempresas

10/15/2021
Eddie Guillen

For the last day of #HispanicHeritageMonth, we are highlighting Eddie Guillen . He is a small business owner and Southwest sides’ most well known good Samaritan. Click on the video to hear his story. Thank you to everyone that let us share their story ❤️

Para el último día del #HispanicHeritageMonth, estamos destacando a Eddie Guillen. Es propietario de una pequeña empresa y el buen samaritano más conocido de Southwest sides. Haga clic en el vídeo para escuchar su historia. Gracias a todos los que nos permiten compartir su historia ❤️

Opening a new business or adding more services is a hard thing to do! BUT, you are not alone. GSDC is here for you! We h...
10/14/2021

Opening a new business or adding more services is a hard thing to do! BUT, you are not alone. GSDC is here for you! We have a Chicago Business Center ready to help get or renew your business license. Our Chicago Business Center Manager, Betty Romo helped Nestor’s Auto Repair and Tire Shop get his license and yesterday was his Grand Opening. If you need any assistance make sure to contact us today 🥳

Abrir un nuevo negocio o agregar más servicios es algo difícil de hacer! PERO no estás solo. ¡GSDC está aquí para ti! Tenemos un Centro de Negocios de Chicago listo para ayudar a obtener o renovar su licencia comercial. Nuestra gerente del centro de negocios de Chicago, Betty Romo, apoyó a Néstor's Repair and Tire Shop a obtener su licencia y ayer fue su gran inauguración. Si necesitas ayuda, asegúrate de contactarnos hoy mismo 🥳

Today we had the opportunity to show Bo Steiner, District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration Chicago’s ...
10/12/2021

Today we had the opportunity to show Bo Steiner, District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration Chicago’s South West Side 💪🏽 We enjoyed great al pastor tacos at 5 Estrellas Restaurant and met with a 4th generation manufacturing business located in our backyard. Platt Luggage’s owner Daniel Platt was gracious enough to give us a tour of his 60,000ft factory. We are grateful for Platt for their continued investment in the SW side and feel lucky to help our manufacturers with our many business services!

Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity U.S. Small Business Administration 5 Estrellas Restaurant City of Chicago Department of Planning & Development
Hoy tuvimos la oportunidad de mostrar a Bo Steiner, Director de Distrito de los EE. UU. Administración de Pequeñas Empresas del South West Side de Chicago 💪🏽 Disfrutamos de excelentes tacos al pastor en el restaurante 5 Estrellas y nos reunimos con un negocio de fabricación de cuarta generación ubicado en nuestro patio trasero. El propietario de Platt Luggage, Daniel Platt, tuvo la amabilidad de darnos un recorrido por su fábrica de 60.000 pies. ¡Estamos agradecidos a Platt por su continua inversión en el lado de SW y sentimos afortunados de ayudar a nuestros fabricantes con nuestros muchos servicios comerciales!

We are excited to help out businesses with their Grand Opening. On October 13th, we are helping Nestor's Auto Tire & Rep...
10/11/2021

We are excited to help out businesses with their Grand Opening. On October 13th, we are helping Nestor's Auto Tire & Repairs open up their new location at 2621 W 47th st. Floor 1 ! If you are looking for someone to help you with your business license, make sure to contact us at 773.922.6414

Estamos muy contentos de ayudar a los negocios con su gran inauguración. ¡El 13 de octubre, ayudaremos a Nestor's Auto Tire & Repairs a abrir su nueva ubicación en 2621 W 47th st primer piso! Si está buscando a alguien que lo ayude con su licencia comercial, asegúrese de comunicarse con nosotros al 773.922.6414

We are excited to help out businesses with their Grand Opening. On October 13th, we are helping Nestor's Auto Tire & Repairs open up their new location at 2621 W 47th st. Floor 1 ! If you are looking for someone to help you with your business license, make sure to contact us at 773.922.6414

Estamos muy contentos de ayudar a los negocios con su gran inauguración. ¡El 13 de octubre, ayudaremos a Nestor's Auto Tire & Repairs a abrir su nueva ubicación en 2621 W 47th st primer piso! Si está buscando a alguien que lo ayude con su licencia comercial, asegúrese de comunicarse con nosotros al 773.922.6414

10/11/2021

Llámenos hoy para ayudarles con su aplicación del Back 2 Business Grant! 🙌🏽 (773) 362-3406
El último día para aplicar es el 13 de octubre. No se pierda de estar oportunidad! Gracias a Univision Chicago y Aileen Ocana por la oportunidad de compartir nuestra iniciativa!

GSDC staff participating in Richard J. Daley College’s Manufacturing Day! 🙌🏽El personal de GSDC que participa en Richard...
10/07/2021

GSDC staff participating in Richard J. Daley College’s Manufacturing Day! 🙌🏽

El personal de GSDC que participa en Richard J. ¡El Día de Fabricación de Daley College! 🙌🏽

10/06/2021
Red Cube Inc

For #HispanicHeritageMonth we are highlighting Leonardo Moreno and Lula Gutierrez. These new business owners have been working really hard to give the best quality to their costumers! Make sure to check out Red Cube Inc!

Para #HispanicHeritageMonth destacamos a Leonardo Moreno y Lula Gutiérrez. ¡Estos nuevos propietarios de negocios han estado trabajando muy duro para dar la mejor calidad a sus clientes! ¡Asegúrate de echar un vistazo a Red Cube Inc!

Super fun fun! Live and in full color! live theatre!  come out and enjoy a night of laughter and cackles, the best of ra...
10/05/2021
La manera como luces esta noche

Super fun fun! Live and in full color! live theatre! come out and enjoy a night of laughter and cackles, the best of raw comedy theater in Spanish ( with english subtitles) only two more weekends left, don't miss out! Teatro Tariakuri

boletos/Tix https://www.eventbrite.com/e/la-manera-como-luces-esta-noche-tickets-167667488973

Super comdia diverta! en vivo y a todo color! te invitamos a disfrutar una noche de risas y carcajeadas, lo mejor del teatro pelado en tu idioma solo dos fines de semanas mas no te lo pierdas! Teatro Tariakuri

boletos/Tix https://www.eventbrite.com/e/la-manera-como-luces-esta-noche-tickets-167667488973

Un cuento de hadas para adultos/A Fairytale for adults

If you haven’t applied to the Back to Business Grant, make sure to call us today  773-362-3406 ! Our Project Coordinator...
10/05/2021

If you haven’t applied to the Back to Business Grant, make sure to call us today 773-362-3406 ! Our Project Coordinator is ready to help you 👏👏 . The last day to apply is October 13th, don’t miss out on getting financial help for your business✅

Si no ha solicitado la Beca Back to Business, asegúrese de llamarnos hoy 773-362-3406 . Nuestro Project Coordinator
está lista para ayudarlo 👏👏. El último día para postularse es el 13 de octubre, no se pierda la oportunidad de obtener ayuda financiera para su negocio✅

10/01/2021

Manufacturing is an important part of our country and communities. This month we honor the creators, the innovators and the makers that keep us running and thriving. Happy #ManufacturingDay as we celebrate all of you building our future

La fabricación es una parte importante de nuestro país y nuestras comunidades. Este mes honramos a los creadores, innovadores y creadores que nos mantienen funcionando y prosperando. Feliz #ManufactureDay mientras celebramos a todos ustedes construyendo nuestro futuro

We want to congratulate our Board President, Manny Jimenez and Marquette Bank  for their excellent work 🥳🥳🥳Queremos feli...
09/30/2021

We want to congratulate our Board President, Manny Jimenez and Marquette Bank for their excellent work 🥳🥳🥳

Queremos felicitar a nuestro presidente de nuestra junta, Manny Jiménez y Marquette Bank por su excelente trabajo 🥳🥳🥳

Congratulations to Marquette Bank, Orland Park, the 2021 recipient of the BKD Award for Excellence & Innovation, presented by CBAI, for their program entitled “We’re in this Together: Pandemic Response.” We would also like to congratulate Bank of Springfield, who received an Honorable Mention for their program, Eat Local Contest. Manny Jimenez, Marquette Bank, (L) was presented the award by Bob Swartz, BKD.

09/29/2021
Monarca Insurance and Financial Services

This week for #HispanicHeritageMonth we want to highlight Jeanette Arteaga. She is the proud business owner of Monarca Insurance and Financial Services. Jeanette really wants to help her community. Make sure to check her out! 🙌

Esta semana para #HispanicHeritageMonth queremos destacar a Jeanette Arteaga. Ella es la orgullosa propietaria de Monarca Insurance and Financial Services. Jeanette realmente quiere ayudar a su comunidad. ¡Asegúrate de echarle un vistazo! 🙌

Please don’t miss this opportunity! 🙌🏽No se pierdan de esta oportunidad! 🙌🏽
09/28/2021

Please don’t miss this opportunity! 🙌🏽
No se pierdan de esta oportunidad! 🙌🏽

If you haven’t applied to the Back to Business Grant, make sure to contact our Project Coordinator Gabidel Miranda today...
09/27/2021

If you haven’t applied to the Back to Business Grant, make sure to contact our Project Coordinator Gabidel Miranda today!! She is ready to help you 🙌 call 773.362.3406 to get started with you application!

Si no ha solicitado la subvención Back to Business, ¡asegúrese de ponerse en contacto con nuestra Coordinador de Proyectos Gabidel Miranda hoy mismo! Ella está lista para ayudarte 🙌 llame al 773.362.3406 para empezar su aplicación

09/25/2021

Este domingo estaremos en la estación de UNIVISION. Sintonícenos!! 🥳🥳

105.1 fm @5am
106.7fm @5am
93.5 fm @6am
1200 am @10:30am

This Sunday we are going to be on the radio with UNIVISION. Tune in! 🥳🥳

105.1 fm @5am
106.7fm @5am
93.5 fm @6am
1200 am @10:30am

If you need any type of housing assistance, we are here for you! We want to welcome our new Director of Housing and Fina...
09/23/2021

If you need any type of housing assistance, we are here for you! We want to welcome our new Director of Housing and Financial Services, Veronica Villasenor. She is here so you are not alone in this important phase of your life 🙌

Si necesita algún tipo de asistencia para su vivienda, ¡estamos aquí para usted! Queremos dar la bienvenida a nuestra nueva Directora de Vivienda y Servicios Financieros, Veronica Villasenor. Ella está aquí, así que no estás solo en esta importante fase de tu vida 🙌

If you need any type of housing assistance, we are here for you! We want to welcome our new Director of Housing and Financial Services, Veronica Villasenor. She is here so you are not alone in this important phase of your life 🙌

Si necesita algún tipo de asistencia para su vivienda, ¡estamos aquí para usted! Queremos dar la bienvenida a nuestra nueva Directora de Vivienda y Servicios Financieros, Veronica Villasenor. Ella está aquí, así que no estás solo en esta importante fase de tu vida 🙌

09/22/2021
Citywide Masonry Inc.

This week for #HispanicHeritageMonth we want to highlight Citywide Masonry Inc. 🙌 Jessie Gonzalez, the business owner, is really proud of what he has accomplish and wants to share his story!

Esta semana para #HispanicHeritageMonth queremos destacar a Citywide Masonry Inc. 🙌 ¡Jessie González, el dueño del negocio, está realmente orgulloso de lo que ha logrado y quiere compartir su historia!

CALL US TODAY! 🥳 LLAMENOS HOY! 🥳
09/21/2021

CALL US TODAY! 🥳 LLAMENOS HOY! 🥳

Do you want to learn about exporting? Make sure to join this webinar series that our amazing ITC director Alyssa Swartze...
09/20/2021

Do you want to learn about exporting? Make sure to join this webinar series that our amazing ITC director Alyssa Swartzer will be giving 🥳🥳🥳

¿Quieres aprender a exportar tu bienes?Asegúrate de unirte a esta serie de seminarios web que nuestra increíble directora del ITC, Alyssa Swartzer, le dará.

Do you want to learn about exporting? Make sure to join this webinar series that our amazing ITC director Alyssa Swartzer will be giving 🥳🥳🥳

¿Quieres aprender a exportar tu bienes?Asegúrate de unirte a esta serie de seminarios web que nuestra increíble directora del ITC, Alyssa Swartzer, le dará.

Guys, are you interested in making high profits?💲📊 Do  you want to learn about all the different ways to make your busin...
09/17/2021

Guys, are you interested in making high profits?💲📊 Do you want to learn about all the different ways to make your business into something greater? Well, we have some exciting news!!!🙌🏼 🥳Our Business Academy will be hosting the Orientation for “Basic Financial For Business” on September 29th and classes begin October 5th!! DONT MISS OUT ON THIS OPPORTUNITY

Chicos, ¿están interesados ​​en obtener mejores ganancias? 💲📊 ¿Quiere aprender cómo convertir su negocio en algo más grande? Bueno, ¡¡¡tenemos buenas noticias !!! !🙌🏼 🥳 ¡Nuestra Academia de Negocios tendrá la Orientación para “Finanzas Básicas para Negocios” el 29 de septiembre y las clases comienzan el 5 de octubre ! NO TE PIERDAS ESTA OPORTUNIDAD🤗

We know that buying a house can be hard! But don’t worry we are here for you 🙌🏽 Call (773) 436-1000 today to register fo...
09/16/2021

We know that buying a house can be hard! But don’t worry we are here for you 🙌🏽 Call (773) 436-1000 today to register for our classes!

Sabemos que comprar una casa puede ser difícil! Pero no te preocupes, estamos aquí para ti 🙌🏽 ¡Llama al (773) 436-1000 hoy para registrarte en nuestras clases!

On September 21st GSDC along side Gage Park Latinx Council are going to have an event to help you with your B2B grant ap...
09/16/2021

On September 21st GSDC along side Gage Park Latinx Council are going to have an event to help you with your B2B grant applications 🙌🏽 Make sure to call 7733623406 to register today!

Trust us you don’t want to miss this opportunity 🥳

El 21 de septiembre vamos a tener un evento con Gage Park Latina Council para ayudarte con tus solicitudes de subvenciones B2B 🙌🏽 ¡Asegúrate de llamar al 7733623406 para registrarte hoy!

Confía en nosotros, no quieres perderte esta oportunidad 🥳

09/15/2021
OMG Fashion Boutique

It’s #HispanicHeritageMonth and we want to highlight our Hispanic businesses! Today we have Saira Herrera, an entrepreneur that has been in her business for 10 years!🥳 🥳 #smallbusiness OMG Fashion Boutique

¡Es #HispanicHeritageMonth y queremos destacar a nuestros negocios hispanos! ¡Hoy tenemos a Saira Herrera, una emprendedora que lleva 10 años en su negocio! #smallbusiness

09/13/2021
Info Series: International Trade Center

Here at GSDC we love to support #smallbusiness with different programs. Today we would like to share what our International Trade Center does and how it could help you grow your business! For more information you can email
[email protected]

Aquí en GSDC nos encanta apoyar a #smallbusiness con diferentes programas. ¡Hoy nos gustaría compartir lo que hace nuestro Centro de Comercio Internacional y cómo podría ayudarle a hacer crecer su negocio! Para obtener más información, puede enviar un correo electrónico a [email protected]

We honor & remember lives lost on 9/11, 20 years ago. Honramos y recordamos vidas perdidas el 11 de septiembre, hace 20 ...
09/11/2021

We honor & remember lives lost on 9/11, 20 years ago.

Honramos y recordamos vidas perdidas el 11 de septiembre, hace 20 años.

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We honor & remember lives lost on 9/11, 20 years ago.

Honramos y recordamos vidas perdidas el 11 de septiembre, hace 20 años.

Photo: tripsavvy

We are still here to help you with the B2B grant application 🙌🏽 contact us today! 773-436-1000Todavía estamos ofreciendo...
09/08/2021

We are still here to help you with the B2B grant application 🙌🏽 contact us today! 773-436-1000

Todavía estamos ofreciendo ayuda para la aplicación B2B 🙌🏽 Contáctenos hoy! 773-436-1000

Check this out guys! 👇👇
09/03/2021

Check this out guys! 👇👇

Today we are highlighting Jonathan Mendoza: a Jewish and Mexican-American activist, spoken word poet, social justice educator, and musician. Watch him deliver a powerful performance during "It's Complicated" on September 16th at 12pm.

Register now at latinospro.org/mex-talks

09/01/2021
B2B grant 🙌🏽

Listos para tener ayuda para sus negocios? Contáctenos hoy para ver cómo le ayudamos a aplicar la subvención de B2B 🙌🏽

09/01/2021
B2B grant 🙌🏽

Are you ready to get #back2business ?! 🙌🏽 Make sure to contact us today to help you apply for the B2B grant 😎

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2601 W 63rd St
Chicago, IL
60629

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Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

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*Open House Spring Special Pre-Mother's Day! On Saturday May 12th from 1:30p-3:30p at 6929 S. Maplewood Avenue. Come see this two-flat building with a 4 BD/1.5 BA apartment on 2nd floor for $1,650 rent per month (security deposit $1,650). It's newly rehabbed with in-unit washer-dryer hook-up; open concept living/dining/kitchen area; S/S appliances stove, refrigerator, microwave; hardwood floors throughout. Tenant pays electric and gas. NO SMOKING - NO PETS. A 10% discount off rent for current Federal, State of Illinois, Cook County, City of Chicago, airline employee or active military with approved credit and background check as part of online application process. ALL potential renters welcome. No RSVP needed, just arrive during Open House hours. More info and photos on 4 BD/1.5 BA go to https://rental.turbotenant.com/properties/44186
*Open House Spring Special Pre-Mother's Day! On Saturday May 12th from 1:30p-3:30p at 6929 S. Maplewood Avenue. Come see this two-flat building with a 3 BD/1.5 BA apartment on 1st floor for $1,350 rent per month (security deposit $1,350). It's newly rehabbed with in-unit washer-dryer hook-up; open concept living/dining/kitchen area; S/S appliances stove, refrigerator, microwave; hardwood floors throughout. Tenant pays electric and gas. NO SMOKING - NO PETS. A 10% discount off rent for current Federal, State of Illinois, Cook County, City of Chicago, airline employee or active military with approved credit and background check as part of online application process. ALL potential renters welcome. No RSVP needed, just arrive during Open House hours. More info and photos on 3 BD/1.5 BA go to https://rental.turbotenant.com/properties/44722