Solutions for AEC service providers

The problem

Growing your business is challenging. You need to find customers and projects to introduce your services to during the appropriate stages in their development. You have to hustle to ensure your current customers keep you top of mind when they have a new project – this is a lot of hard work.

The audience

Unions, utility companies, general contractors, subcontractors, lenders

The solution

Cityscape aggregates building permits, proposed projects, zoning change applications, and company profiles to help you engage with prospects, clients, and projects at the appropriate points in their developments.

How Chicago Cityscape helps unions, utility companies, general contractors, subcontractors, lenders


Lead Generation

Efficiently find new projects to bid on or sell services to.

Bi-Weekly Project Newsletter

Every other week, get a visually-rich email newsletter showing off a variety of proposed and recently-approved projects to help you fill your outreach pipeline.

Proposed Projects

This tool highlights zoning change applications submitted to the City of Chicago that have a significant project attached to them. You’re able to filter projects by category, size, section of the city, stage in development, and much more.

Proposed TIF projects

A special committee reviews and approves projects to be funded by TIF money before the City Council approves the funding allocation. See what projects are coming, months or years ahead of time.

People and Company Research

Dig through the project history of over 200,000 developers, contractors, subcontractors, architects, and business owners.

Building Permits Browser

You’re able to see every building permit pulled in the City of Chicago and filter by: permit & company type, location, time period, transit proximity, and estimated construction cost. You can also see the contractors, subs, owners / developers, and others attached to the permit.

Contractor Rankings

Here you can research contractors, developers, architects and more based on their company type, the number of permits they’ve been issued, and where they’ve done work.

Prolific Developers

This section represents the top developers in Chicago, linking zoning change applications and building permits with subsidiaries and parent companies.

Explore all use cases

Find key data for feasibility studies and building permit applications

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Navigate state and Chicago regulations about where cannabis businesses can be located

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Create zoning assessments fast and accurately and add details most don't have

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Serve your members, efficiently execute your mission, and track investments

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Find accurate & comprehensive data quickly in a single source

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