Rock Island County Economic Development in Rock Island Illinois

Address and phone number for Rock Island County Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at 3rd Ave, Rock Island IL.

Rock Island County Economic Development
1504 3rd Ave, Rock Island, Illinois, 61201

About the Rock Island County Economic Development

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

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

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

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

Economic Development Grants & Loans

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

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

Contact the Rock Island County Economic Development

You may contact the Rock Island County Economic Development by calling 309-558-3605, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Rock Island County Economic Development, 1504 3rd Ave, Rock Island, Illinois, 61201.

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