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GAF Illinois

GAF To Invest $80M In Illinois Manufacturing Facility

Roofing manufacturer GAF will build a 450,000-square-foot plant that will employ more than 70 workers in North Peru, IL.
Lion Electric

Lion Electric Bringing First-Ever U.S. Manufacturing Facility To Illinois

The $70 million investment by Lion Electric will pave the way for the largest all-electric commercial vehicle production plant in the U.S., create 745 jobs.
Illinois

Illinois: Renewing The Midwest

Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) is attracting a number of renewable energy companies looking to reap the benefits of the legislation.
Elgin, IL

HARTING Investing $6M In Illinois Expansion

The German company will create 50 or more new jobs in the expansion of its North American Headquarters in Elgin, IL.
Elgin Illinois

Faber-Castell To Open Cosmetic Manufacturing Facility In Illinois

The German company will invest $9 million in a new state-of-the-art facility in Elgin, its first in North America.
Illinois

Illinois Revives Premier Corporate Tax Incentives

Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation reinstating the Economic Development for a Growing Economy incentives program (EDGE), a vital tool in winning big-ticket projects.
Illinois

Illinois: New State Support for Entrepreneurs

The Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship program will mentor start-ups in Peoria, Rockford and Chicago.
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Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

[VIDEO] Get More for Your Business in Ardmore. Oklahoma

The ADA owns three industrial parks and several single sites and buildings, giving our organization both the power and incentive to negotiate favorable terms for expanding companies.

Location Spotlight: The Rhode Island Advantage

Rhode Island’s ideal location in the Northeast boasts all the benefits of major commercial centers, including easy access to top companies, all manner of transportation, and world-class universities.