Business and Financial Resources

Enterprise Zones


We assist local companies and new potential businesses to expand and create employment opportunities for Chicagoland residents.

Real Estate Tax Incentives


Is your firm or Development Corporation Interested Tax Incentives for your large and small commercial, residential, and industrial development projects? 

We can help turn your interest into a reality. Schedule an appointment to discuss your options today!

Special Service Areas


Special Service Areas, known as Business Improvement Districts or BIDs in other cities, are local tax districts that fund expanded services and programs within a targeted areas.

Training and Workshops


Our firm offers non-profit and business training workshops and seminars on topics such as Strategic Planning, Community Engagement, Enterprise Zones, and Non-profit management, 

Retail Market Analysis



Our experienced team utilizes multiple databases, strategies and research tools designed to analyze and explore potential commercial and retail opportunities to drive economic development projects along your business corridor. 

We specialize in incorporating a community’s needs, and concerns, to develop a viable marketing framework for the future by identifying potential new businesses, programs and/or incentives designed to boost are economy. In addition to facilitating physical enhancements program, and/or branding opportunities designed to position your business district for success.

Non-Profit Management and Organizational Capacity Building


 With over 20 years of experience in Municipal Urban planning, non-profit management including over 15 years of Special Service Area management, C Johnson and Associates continues to be a great resource to Special Service Areas and non-profits throughout the Chicagoland area. Our firm provides operations and budgetary guidance, strategic planning, leadership and capacity development as well as organizational assistance