Elmhurst Economic Development in Elmhurst Illinois

Address and phone number for Elmhurst Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at North York Street, Elmhurst IL.


Name
Elmhurst Economic Development
Address
209 North York Street, Elmhurst, Illinois, 60126
Phone
630-782-9477
Fax
201-592-0256
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30 AM-5:00 PM

About the Elmhurst Economic Development

The Elmhurst Economic Development, located in Elmhurst, IL, is a government agency that promotes business activity and development in the DuPage County area. The Economic Development Agency (EDA) attracts and retains business, promotes development to increase employment and the tax base, and encourages a thriving economic environment in Elmhurst. The EDA also offers small business support programs and land development programs.

You may contact the Economic Development Office for questions about:
  • Elmhurst Economic Development programs and services
  • City and community development
  • Job creation, training, and workforce development
  • DuPage County Economic Development funds
  • EDA grants and funding
Elmhurst Business and Workforce Development

The Economic Development Office promotes the DuPage County area for business development, highlighting Elmhurst as a favorable location to do business. The EDA works closely with DuPage County Chambers of Commerce and business groups to market the region for business development. To promote business, the EDA creates marketing materials, creates promotional advertising, and organizes DuPage County business expos. In addition to business development, the Economic Development Office promotes workforce development through job creation programs and training opportunities.

Land Development Programs in Elmhurst, IL

In Elmhurst, the Economic Development Center seeks developers for undeveloped land or areas in need of redevelopment. They market development opportunities and identify obstacles to development, such as site contamination or a lack of funding. The Elmhurst Economic Development maintains an inventory of available commercial land and commercial building space in Elmhurst to match developers, landlords, and business owners with prime locations.

Small Business Support Programs

As part of its business development agenda, the Economic Development Agency offers small business support programs. These programs provide ombudsmen services, support small businesses with licensing and DuPage County permitting requirements, and connect small businesses with bidding opportunities for government contracts.

Economic Development Grants & Loans

The Economic Development Office administers DuPage County grants and loans. These include Brownfield Redevelopment grants, facade improvement grants, and DuPage County public improvement grants. Businesses can also qualify for DuPage County loan programs, often with below-market interest rates and less stringent credit requirements than business loans from traditional financing institutions.

DuPage County Tax Incentives

In Illinois, the Economic Development Corporation administers tax incentives for businesses that expand or relocate within the jurisdiction. Funding for tax incentives may come from the Illinois state level, the DuPage County level, or the Elmhurst level. The Economic Development Office offers tax incentives or tax abatements on the theory that new businesses or expanding businesses generate job opportunities in DuPage County and thus increase the tax base.

Contact the Elmhurst Economic Development

You may contact the Elmhurst Economic Development by calling 630-782-9477, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Elmhurst Economic Development, 209 North York Street, Elmhurst, Illinois, 60126.


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