What new development in Pullman means for neighborhood and residents

WGN 9 Chicago | BY 

CHICAGO — The mayor is promising to invest $750 million over the next three years into 10 South and West side communities. So, what does that mean for the people living in those neighborhoods? One place includes Roseland and its next-door neighbor Pullman on the Far South Side.

Businesses like Walmart, Method, Gotham Greens, Ross, Planet Fitness, a distribution center for Whole Foods, a small but locally owned food market and a spec building perhaps for a rumored Amazon Distribution Center have been lured to Pullman by 9th Ward Ald. Anthony Beale and his partner, David Doig, CEO of the non-profit Community Neighborhood Initiative.

“We go after these companies and these organizations to come on into our community. Take a chance on us," Beale said. 

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