Sandwich Economic Development in Sandwich Illinois

Address and phone number for Sandwich Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at E Railroad St, Sandwich IL.

Sandwich Economic Development
128 E Railroad St, Sandwich, Illinois, 60548

About the Sandwich Economic Development

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

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

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

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

Economic Development Grants & Loans

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

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

Contact the Sandwich Economic Development

You may contact the Sandwich Economic Development by calling 815-786-6789, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Sandwich Economic Development, 128 E Railroad St, Sandwich, Illinois, 60548.

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