Mendota Economic Development in Mendota Illinois

Address and phone number for Mendota Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at 3rd Avenue, Mendota IL.


Name
Mendota Economic Development
Address
703 3rd Avenue, Mendota, Illinois, 61342
Phone
815-538-4047

About the Mendota Economic Development

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

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

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

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

Economic Development Grants & Loans

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

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

Contact the Mendota Economic Development

You may contact the Mendota Economic Development by calling 815-538-4047, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Mendota Economic Development, 703 3rd Avenue, Mendota, Illinois, 61342.


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