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
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.
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
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.
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