Rochelle Economic Development in Rochelle Illinois

Address and phone number for Rochelle Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at North 6th Street, Rochelle IL.

Rochelle Economic Development
420 North 6th Street, Rochelle, Illinois, 61068
Mon-Fri 7:30 AM-4:30 PM

About the Rochelle Economic Development

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

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

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

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

Economic Development Grants & Loans

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

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

Contact the Rochelle Economic Development

You may contact the Rochelle Economic Development by calling 815-562-7595, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Rochelle Economic Development, 420 North 6th Street, Rochelle, Illinois, 61068.

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