Illinois State Economic Development in Lincoln Illinois

Address and phone number for Illinois State Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at 5th St, Lincoln IL.

Illinois State Economic Development
1800 5th St, Lincoln, Illinois, 62656

About the Illinois State Economic Development

The Illinois State Economic Development, located in Lincoln, IL, is a government agency that promotes business activity and development in the Logan 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 Lincoln. The EDA also offers small business support programs and land development programs.

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

The Economic Development Office promotes the Logan County area for business development, highlighting Lincoln as a favorable location to do business. The EDA works closely with Logan 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 Logan 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 Lincoln, IL

In Lincoln, 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 Illinois State Economic Development maintains an inventory of available commercial land and commercial building space in Lincoln 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 Logan County permitting requirements, and connect small businesses with bidding opportunities for government contracts.

Economic Development Grants & Loans

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

Logan 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 Logan County level, or the Lincoln level. The Economic Development Office offers tax incentives or tax abatements on the theory that new businesses or expanding businesses generate job opportunities in Logan County and thus increase the tax base.

Contact the Illinois State Economic Development

You may contact the Illinois State Economic Development by calling 217-732-2159, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Illinois State Economic Development, 1800 5th St, Lincoln, Illinois, 62656.

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