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New Board Members Elected

Published Friday, June 7, 2019
(North Central Illinois) Five regional leaders were recently elected to the Board of DIrectors of the North Central Illinois Economic Development Corporation. Representing La Salle County are Mayor David Stewart of N. Utica, Katherine T. Koyak, economic development director for the City of LaSalle, and Emily McConville, city clerk and economic more»

Hot Chicago Market on 19 Quarter Record Construction Streak

Published Tuesday, May 7, 2019
In a streak that began with the third quarter of 2014, the Chicago industrial market again recorded a quarter with at least 35 buildings totaling more than 10 million square feet under construction. The 1.1-billion-square-foot market continues to enjoy declining vacancy rates and robust construction activity in most major submarkets. According to Avison more»

Major Chinese Company Reviewing NCI for expansion

Published Tuesday, April 2, 2019
(Hennepin, Illinois) - Chinese Manufacturing Executives from one of the 300 largest Companies in the World toured the Hennepin area, through an arranged site visit by North Central Illinois Economic Development Corporation (NCI.) During a 5 day visit, the company reviewed 2 sites in Illinois, including North Central Illinois, for a new manufacturing more»

NCI Promotes Region to Top Site Selection Consultants

Published Thursday, March 28, 2019
(Salt Lake City) Continuing the NCI tradition of Aggressively Marketing to our Target Audience, Ivan Baker was one of only 8 Illinois Economic Developers attending the Site Selectors Guild annual conference in Salt Lake City. The Guild is the Association of the Top Site Selection Consultants in the World. NCI has participated for the past 3 conferences, more»

Federal Signal Vactor announces $25 million Streator Expansion

Published Thursday, February 21, 2019
Federal Signal Corporation announced a $25 million expansion to the Company's manufacturing facility in Streator, Illinois, the primary production facility of the Company's Vactor Manufacturing, Inc. subsidiary ("Vactor"). The major product lines manufactured at the Streater plant include sewer cleaners, vacuum trucks and hydro-excavators. The project is more»

NCI doing the right thing, say Consultants

Published Friday, February 1, 2019
North Central Illinois Economic Development is on the right marketing track, based on comments from guest speakers at an Investor Reception on January 24. Tracey Hyatt Bosman, managing director of Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Co in Chicago, said “NCI is doing the Exact Right Thing in Marketing the Region.” Perceptions of Illinois, concerns more»

T.J. Templeton ELected to Board

Published Friday, January 4, 2019

Lifelong Resident and regional business leader Templeton elected to NCI Board of Directors


#1 Ranked Region for Industrial Competitiveness

Published Friday, January 4, 2019

Metro Chicago is #1 in North America - World's Most Competitive For Business

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