Jersey County Economic Development in Jerseyville Illinois

Address and phone number for Jersey County Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at North State Street, Jerseyville IL.

Jersey County Economic Development
209 North State Street, Jerseyville, Illinois, 62052

About the Jersey County Economic Development

The Jersey County Economic Development, located in Jerseyville, IL, is a government agency that promotes business activity and development in the Jersey 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 Jerseyville. The EDA also offers small business support programs and land development programs.

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

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

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

Economic Development Grants & Loans

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

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

Contact the Jersey County Economic Development

You may contact the Jersey County Economic Development by calling 618-498-7500, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Jersey County Economic Development, 209 North State Street, Jerseyville, Illinois, 62052.

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