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Posted: June 8, 2021

State and Local Economic Development Organizations Attract Global Investment at 2021 SelectUSA Summit

The State of Illinois announced that a delegation from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Intersect Illinois and 17 economic development partners will represent Illinois at the 2021 virtual SelectUSA Investment Summit hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce.Read more

Posted: June 1, 2021

Not Your Father’s Corridor: The Re-Reinvention of the I-88 Region

I-88 E/W Corridor DuPage County

Decades ago, businesses and communities along I-88 reinvented the region as the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor. Now, new trends are once again transforming theRead more

Posted: May 27, 2021

Global DuPage: A Palestinian family saved to put their son through college. Years later, he returned the favor.

Global DuPage

A story of love, war, business and baklava. In this feature, Choose DuPage board member and president of RE Development Solutions Ramsey Elshafei explains how his father’s family traveled from Palestine to Lebanon to DuPage County. Read more

Posted: May 11, 2021

Steinhafels Plans to Open 112,000 SF Store in Downers Grove

Steinhafels Mattress

The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation announced today that Wisconsin-based, employee-owned Steinhafels, Inc. plans to open a 112,000 sq. ft. furniture store at 1021 ButterfieldRead more

Posted: May 10, 2021

In Wood Dale, economic growth is a jigsaw puzzle. Here’s how all the pieces fit into place.

Wood Dale, IL

With businesses like nVenia and Forward Space bringing a mix of corporate & manufacturing usage to Wood Dale, the community continues to diversify its economy. Meanwhile, local leaders have found creative solutions to retain longstanding logistics companies like Nippon Express. Learn how the City of Wood Dale is making it happen. Read more

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